Medical Research Council
4.1 of 5 10 reviews London, United Kingdom 1000 to 5000 Employees
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The Medical Research Council (MRC) is a not-for-profit UK government-financed organization that promotes and funds medical and other health-related research. Founded in 1913, MRC funding has been responsible for some of the biggest breakthroughs in life sciences, such as the purification of penicillin and the development of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology. The council's funding is distributed to researchers in universities, the National Health System, and MRC research centers. Current research priorities include AIDS, antibiotic resistance, the use of animals... More

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in London, England (UK) – Reviewed May 30, 2013

Interview Details – Applied online. Quick confirmation for interview, which was setup within a week. Interview was really relaxed, with the group research leader and senior researcher, questions about previous experience, why I want to work for MRC, what I know about MRC were asked. What are prions and overview of…Full Interview

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