Medical Sciences talented student program


Second or third year students who wish to participate in this program will need to enrol in a generic 6CP TSP unit of study. You can exchange a standard 6CP unit of study in your degree for 6 TSP credit points.

To enrol please contact one of the co-ordinators of the SMS TSP program, they can help you to find a project/research area that you are interested in. Projects that are currently available are listed under the research projects tab.

Anatomy and Histology

Dr Vladimir Balcar

Infectious Diseases and Immunology

Dr Allison Abendroth


Dr Brent McParland


Professor Nick King


Dr Margot Day

Choosing a research topic

Molecular and cellular biology, latest imaging and recording techniques and various non-invasive approaches offer the potential to answer questions in the medical science Disciplines of Anatomy, Histology, Infectious Diseases, Immunology, Physiology, Pharmacology, Neuroscience and Pathology. This TSP program offers students the chance to be a member of one of the research labs in these Disciplines and meet regularly with academics to discuss cutting edge research.