Richard Colling

Country: United Kingdom
Sector: Higher Education
Job title: Senior Clinical Research Fellow & Consultant Pathologist
Subject of study: Medicine
Year of graduation: 2009
Type/Level of study: Undergraduate

Current Employer/Organisation Name

University of Oxford

What have you been doing since leaving Exeter, and what are you doing now?

I currently work as an academic pathologist and researcher in Oxford. I trained in Histopathology in Bristol and Oxford after completing the Foundation Program in Cornwall.

Why did you choose this career? And what do you enjoy most about your work?

I studied medicine at Exeter and histopathology was an interest from an early stage.

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What did you enjoy most about your programme and what was the biggest highlight?

The course style suited me well and I enjoyed the South West. A highlight was my pathology elective to Peru and New York.

What did you enjoy most about studying here?

St Luke’s campus. Devon area. Course format.

Why did you choose to study at Exeter?

Course and the location.

What skills and experiences have been most useful for your career?

Medical training.

What advice would you give to a current student who wishes to pursue your career?

Choose Exeter.

What are your plans for the future?

I am aiming for professorship.


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