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 | cobelt


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


Molecular Approaches to Malaria Conference

From the 23rd-27th February 2020, Damilola Oresegun, PhD student with Dr Janet Cox Singh attended the Molecular Approaches to Malaria (MAM) conference in Lorne, Australia.  Taking place every 4 years, MAM aims to present the latest molecular advances in malaria …

18th March 2020 | igh


Science Discovery Day 2020

A team from the School of Medicine led a series of fun activities aimed at engaging, entertaining and teaching children about medical science and first aid at the University of St Andrews’ Annual Science Discovery Day on Saturday 7th March …

9th March 2020 | news


Celebrating Scottish Apprentice Week 2020

Under the banner “Talent Without Limits”, 23 apprentices from across the University of St Andrews including the School of Medicine’s Business Administration apprentice, Rachel Horn enjoyed a fun day of team building exercises led by the 255 Scottish Medical Regiment …

6th March 2020 | news


Head of BHF Scotland visits St Andrews

  On the 27th February James Joplin, the new Head of BHF Scotland visited the University of St Andrews to see the cutting edge medical and biomedical research carried out at the university. During the visit he met a number …

4th March 2020 | cmed