HDR UK Summer School

Health Data Research UK – the national institute for health data science – held its inaugural summer school at the University of St Andrews last week. Research fellows gathered from across the UK to undertake specialist training sessions in data …

30th August 2019 | news


Ebola preparedness in Rwanda

The ongoing Ebola outbreak in DR Congo continues to present challenges, not only to those who are directly affected, but to neighbouring countries.  Dr Sloan, a Senior Clinical Lecturer in the School of Medicine at the University of St Andrews …

7th August 2019 | news


The BIG STEM Event

The BIG STEM conference took place in Dynamic earth on the 17th, 18th and 19th of July.  Henry Rae (Medicine) and Alina loth (Public Engagement) were speakers.  The BIG Event is a three day get-together every summer to share skills …

24th July 2019 | news


NSS Survey 2019: University of St Andrews Medicine Number 1 in the UK

The National Student Satisfaction (NSS) survey results 2019 were published today (3 July 2019) and the School of Medicine has topped the ranking for UK medical schools. This is a very gratifying result for the School and reflects the emphasis …

3rd July 2019 | news


Parliamentary Links Day

Dr Silvia Paracchini was invited to represent the Young Academy of Scotland and the Royal Society of Edinburgh at Parliamentary Links Day in Westminster.  The event hosted by the Speaker of the House, the Rt Hon John Bercow, included speeches …

26th June 2019 | news


GapSummit 2019

Filippo Abbondanza recently participated in GapSummit 2019 at the Broad Institute (Boston, https://gapsummit.com/).  GapSummit is a highly selective event (100 participants over 1,000 applications) where young professionals/students are exposed to top academics (Nobel Prizes and other famous Professors) as well …

26th June 2019 | news


International Regional Advisor for WHO

Professor Alexander Baldacchino, Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry and Addictions with the Population and Behaviour Science Division, St Andrews University Medical School has been invited to work with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to lead the development of a programme of …

26th June 2019 | news


International meeting on improving Diabetes care overseas.

The Medical School at the University of St Andrews recently hosted 31 diabetes specialists represented by delegates from Egypt, Russia, Ukraine, Lebanon and South Arica.  They attended the tenth annual Postgraduate Diabetes Course, led by Emeritus Professor of Medicine at …

19th June 2019 | news


St Andrews and the UKFP Applicants Handbook 2020

Important update – clarification of University of St Andrews BSc Medicine and UKFPO scores The School of Medicine has received the following communication from the UKFPO this afternoon (17 June), confirming that the UKFP Applicant’s Handbook 2019 is incorrect, and …

17th June 2019 | news


SoapBoxScience

On Saturday 8th June the School of Medicine was well represented at SoapBoxScience in Edinburgh with Dr Silvia Paracchini as one of the speakers.  Dr Paracchini discussed handedness with shoppers and tourists along the Royal Mile in the pouring rain.  …

10th June 2019 | news