Students from the School of Life Sciences were given a special insight into the work of worldwide pharmaceutical company, Novartis.

The 15 students and one lecturer visited the chemical operations arm of the company in Grimsby, where they were given a guided tour of the laboratories and the reactor floor.

The students were also shown demonstrations of various analytical techniques and were given first-hand accounts from four employees about what it is like to work in the pharma industry, entry requirements and routes of progression.

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