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An excellent place to work!

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Current Employee - Assistant Research Scientist in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
Current Employee - Assistant Research Scientist in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)

I have been working at Medical Research Council full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Extremely friendly people to work with; time to explore and learn new techniques and technologies; very satisfying projects to work on - that might actually benefit human society in the long run; opportunities for networking.

Cons

At the moment, and for the foreseeable future the HGU will be a building site - the extremely limited parking will soon disappear!

Advice to Management

Project Management could be improved.

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  1. Valuable Experience in Academia

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    Former Intern - Visiting Student in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)
    Former Intern - Visiting Student in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)

    I worked at Medical Research Council as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    People are very nice, despite the ambitious athmosphere. The CBU offers great resources and its closeness to the Cambridge University brings an additional range of benefits. Overall I can highly recommend applying to the CBU.

    Cons

    If you are going to undergo a PhD Programme in the CBU, a potential downside is the lack of conference funding. Students are encouraged to seek for funding in the colleges and via their external scholarships, which is fine most of the time.


  2. MRC

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oxford, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oxford, England (UK)

    I have been working at Medical Research Council

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great company to work for, stable job.

    Cons

    career progression is a no no.

    Advice to Management

    please treat services like E&E, IT etc with equal respect like scientific staffs.


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