Samantha read her first degree in Biomedical Sciences and is currently reading Medical Ethics and Law for her Master's. She would like to continue her studies to obtain a medical degree and PhD in her chosen specialism.The rate limiting factor affecting her ability to immediately pursue these ambitions is purely financial.


For the last four years Samantha has worked in the pharmaceutical industry as a Clinical Information Scientist Principle working on Phase I-III oncology clinical trials.You can read more details surrounding her experience via her LinkedIn profile, or alternatively please get in contact for an up-to-date CV. 

As a committed life-long learner, Samantha is keen to develop her wider scientific skillset and regularly pursues self-directed study. She advocates for (and uses herself) open-knowledge platforms such as Kaggle and FutureLearn.

Samantha is embedded into the wider health and STEM communities. Previous affiliations include CCGs, Pint of Science, Cambridge Science Festival, and regular guest lecturering at Anglia Ruskin University and the University of Cambridge. Samantha regularly contributes to panel discussions, representing the pharmaceutical industry prospective, most often discussing open science ethics.


Basic Science


  • Genetics

  • Pharmacology

  • Molecular biology

  • Immunology

  • Neuroscience

  • Oncology

  • Organic biochemistry 



  • ​Social care

  • Neurology

  • Psychiatry

  • Immunology

  • Clinical trials (RCT, RWE)

  • Translational science

  • (pre-clinical in vitro and in vivo research to human clinical practice)



  • Ethics (tissue, data, genetic)

  • Open science (data sharing)

  • AI and machine learning,

  • Health economics

  • Medical statistics

  • Health and research legislation (UK and EU)

  • Women in STEM



Medical Ethics and Law MA, King's College University


Biomedical Sciences BSc, University of Bradford

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