Move more month

Connecting people with local opportunities to get active through exercise prescription   April is “move more” month, an initiative to encourage people to take part in physical activity with the goal of incorporating it into daily routines.   Research into …

15th April 2021 | news


New Chair of Public Health Medicine and Director of the Sir James Mackenzie Institute

    The School of Medicine is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Peter D Donnelly as Director of the Sir James Mackenzie Institute for Early Diagnosis and Professor of Public Health Medicine. He brings with him a wealth …

31st March 2021 | news


Medical Admissions Team finds innovation for recruitment process

  There’s cause for celebration for the School of Medicine as this year’s Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs) are complete for a new group of prospective medical students. Embracing the spirit of innovation, MMIs were adapted to comply with COVID-19 restrictions …

25th March 2021 | news


World TB Day – 24 March 2021

Globally, Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death from a single infectious disease agent.  Our sustained research in St Andrews over the last 10 years (on the disease and the pathogen responsible) has developed global capacity to improve tuberculosis …

24th March 2021 | igh


Arclight Project Educational Videos Release

The Arclight Project using funds from a GCRF grant have recently revamped their website – http://med.st-andrews.ac.uk/arclight/.  This has coincided with release of instructional videos on the site as well as the University YouTube channel  The videos demonstrate the broad diagnostic …

19th March 2021 | igh


International public health leader joins St Andrews

International Public Health leader Dr Mary E Black is to join the School of Medicine at the University of St Andrews as Honorary Professor. As Director of Clinical and Protecting Health for Public Health Scotland, Dr Black most recently advised the …

17th March 2021 | news


St Andrews alumna sets out for new opportunity at Princeton

St Andrews alumna sets out for new opportunity at Princeton    Dr Rebeca Diaz Vazquez, a research fellow at St Andrews, is leaving for Princeton University to take up a postdoctoral research position at the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics.  …

15th March 2021 | cmed


PhD Opportunity

Assessment of the predictive value of plasma proteins in oesophageal adenocarcinoma treatment   Applications are invited for a Tenovus Scotland PhD studentship to start in September 2021. The project will be supervised by Drs Alan Stewart and Swati Arya in …

15th March 2021 | PGR Opportunities


St Andrews welcomes approval of medicine degree legislation

The University of St Andrews has welcomed the approval of new legislation which removes the prohibition that prevents Scotland’s oldest University from awarding degrees in Medicine and Dentistry. The Scottish Parliament (10 March 2021) unanimously (122 for and none against) passed …

11th March 2021 | news


International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is an occasion to celebrate the achievements and accolades of women across every sector. Women have had an invaluable contribution to the COVID-19 response. Not only has female leadership been widely praised during the pandemic, but the …

8th March 2021 | news