Vacancy – Clinical Teacher

The School of Medicine wishes to appoint 1.0 FTE / 10 PAs of Clinical Teacher(s). You will be a clinician with a commitment to delivering high quality teaching within the broad field of medicine. The successful candidate(s) will be expected …

13th January 2021 | news

Vacancy – Assessment Administrator

The School of Medicine wishes to appoint a full-time Assessment Administrator to support delivery and further development of the assessment processes used in delivering undergraduate medicine programmes.  Full details of the post and application process can be found on the …

13th January 2021 | news

Funding awarded for TB research

The St Andrews tuberculosis research group together with global health partners have won a €4.9 million grant from the European Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP).  Led by Prof Kogieleum Naidoo, of CAPRISA in Kwa-Zulu Natal, the TRiAD consortium seeks to determine how …

29th December 2020 | igh

Exercise prescriptions needed to get patients active

A nation-wide health initiative, that will be rolled out widely in GP practices next year, will only work if formal referrals and prescriptions are used, according to a new study led by the University of St Andrews. Social prescribing is a …

11th December 2020 | news

Dean of Medicine made an Honorary Fellow of the British Pharmacological Society

Prof David Crossman has been made an Honorary Life Fellow of the British Pharmacological Society in recognition of sustained excellence and leadership in science, healthcare, and public service.  This is a fabulous achievement and marks his work furthering the disciplines …

3rd December 2020 | news

Diabetes Educational Meeting

The School of Medicine is delighted to continue its long support of Prof Ian Campbell, Emeritus Professor of Medicine, and Merck in running a Post-Graduate educational meeting,  ‘Expanding the Benefits of Metformin: Research and Clinical Update’ which took place on …

17th November 2020 | news

St Andrews academic co-opted to support UK Covid-19 response

Dr Muge Cevik from the School of Medicine at the University of St Andrews has been appointed to support the UK Government’s scientific advisory group. She has been co-opted to NERVTAG (New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group) as a …

11th November 2020 | Covid-19

Obituary – Alan Gibb

Alan Gibb, a former Senior Lecturer at the University of St Andrews and instrumental in the introduction of the OSCE, has passed away.

29th September 2020 | news

Young Academy of Scotland

Dr Gozde Ozakinci has been invited to be a member of RSE Young Academy of Scotland.  As part of this membership, Dr Ozakinci will work on connecting various disciplines with the aim of facilitating signposting and social prescribing activities

29th September 2020 | news

Reopening Primary Schools during the Pandemic

It is inexcusable to open nonessential services for adults this summer if it forces students to remain at home even part-time this fall.   As communities and families navigate the complicated issues around reopening schools, experts argue that children returning …

11th August 2020 | Covid-19