Associate Lecturer in Medical Ethics

We are seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer in Medical Ethics to deliver a mix of online and face to face teaching for the BSc and ScotGEM programmes. The postholder will work closely with the BSc (Hons) and ScotGEM Course …

26th June 2020 | news


Feel the beat: implanted microlasers scan heart from inside

Leading an interdisciplinary team of scientists, Dr Samantha Pitt of the School of Medicine and Dr Marcel Schubert and Professor Malte Gather of the School of Physics at the University of St Andrews, embedded tiny lasers into individual heart cells, and …

22nd June 2020 | cmed


Unlocking the spread of Covid-19

Medical scientists at the University of St Andrews have joined forces with data scientists Blue Hat Associates to further medical research and understanding about the spread of Covid-19 within the community. How Covid-19 spreads within the community and individual households remains …

11th June 2020 | Covid-19


Vale: Professor David Brynmor Thomas

The School of Medicine community was saddened to learn of the recent death of former Bute Professor of Anatomy and Experimental Pathology and Chair of Anatomy, Professor David Brynmor Thomas.

29th May 2020 | news


Teaching Excellence Awards 2020

Dr Lysa Owen was one of the recipients of five Teaching Excellence Awards which were made for outstanding contributions to learning and teaching across the University. Lysa’s nomination mentioned her exceptional work in the development and delivery of inspirational teaching …

22nd May 2020 | news


Students Association Annual Teaching Awards

The Students Association held their annual teaching awards in virtual format this year, and we were delighted to see so many members of Medicine nominated by students this academic year: David Harrison – Nominated for Best Teacher Predrag Bjelogrlic – …

22nd May 2020 | news


Funding awarded from the CSO for research into Covid-19

Researchers from the School of Medicine have been awarded funding from the Government’s Chief Scientist Office following their funding call for for Scottish-led rapid research in Covid-19.   Dr Ruth Bowness will lead Multiscale mathematical model to simulate Covid-19 infection, …

30th April 2020 | Covid-19


Covid-19 – Ask the experts

During April and May 2020, ‘three ask the expert’ sessions were held for staff to answer their queries on Covid-19. These were introduced by Prof Stephen Gethins. The panel included Prof Stephen Gillespie and Dr Devesh Dhasmana from the division …

20th April 2020 | Covid-19


Heart for lungs – community-partners Kelty Hearts FC declared Lowland League champions

  Kelty Hearts FC, involved in research at the Population and Behavioural Sciences division, has been declared this season’s champion club by the Scottish Lowland Football League. Supporters of the football club are part of discussions on the best way …

16th April 2020 | news


World’s biggest study of left-handedness

From Leonardo da Vinci to Oprah Winfrey, and from Napoleon Bonaparte to Jimi Hendrix the talents of left-handers have been celebrated across the generations. However, the prevalence of people who favour their left hand over their right has always been …

3rd April 2020 | cmed