Dave Clancy is currently a lecturer in Biomedicine at the University of Lancaster. He graduated in Genetics from LaTrobe University, Melbourne, Australia, in 1992.

He obtained his PhD in 1997 from University, Melbourne, Australia, in organismal biology. He went onto complete a Postdoctoral at UCL, Monash University (Melbourne), Open University. His other past main roles include: Civil Servant and Scientific Writer.


Biomedicine (i.e. Medical biology) is a branch of medical science that applies biological and other natural-science principles to clinical practice. The branch especially applies to biology and physiology


Graduate Destinations

  • Biomedical scientist
  • Forensic scientist
  • Healthcare scientist, clinical biochemistry
  • Healthcare scientist, genetics
  • Healthcare scientist, haematology
  • Healthcare scientist, immunology
  • Microbiologist
  • Physician associate
  • Research scientist (medical)
  • Toxicologist

Typical Employers:

Common employers of biomedical sciences graduates include the:

  • Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
  • Health Careers – NHS
  • Medical Research Council (MRC)
  • NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
  • Academic departments at universities
  • Forensic, charity or government-funded laboratories
  • Veterinary services
  • Private pathology laboratories

Employment Stats:

Destination Percentage
Employed 59.5
Further study 21.8
Working and studying 6.3
Unemployed 7.3
Other 5