Multimorbidity PhD programme for Health Professionals

The Multimorbidity PhD Programme for Health Professionals is the first in the UK to focus on multimorbidity, bringing together the clinical disciplines required to address this complex problem, spanning aetiology and mechanisms to epidemiological and applied health services research. This …

25th November 2021 | cmed


Launch of Academic Intersectionality Mentoring in Medical Schools

The Academic Intersectionality Mentoring in Medical Schools scheme (AIMMS) is a new national initiative that aims to support the career development of women from Black, Asian, and ethnic minority backgrounds towards equal and authentic leadership in academic medicine and health sciences.  The School of Medicine …

18th November 2021 | news


New Multimorbidity PhD programme

HEALTH PROFESSIONALS IN SCOTLAND WILL BECOME LEADING EXPERTS IN MULTIMORBIDITY The School of Medicine at the University of St Andrews joins a consortium of Scottish universities led by the University of Glasgow to deliver a new PhD programme, funded by …

16th November 2021 | cmed


RSE Research Award

Dr Silvia Paracchini FRSE, Reader at the School of Medicine, is a recipient of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) Research Awards for the project ‘Specific learning disorders in Scotland’.  The new awards programme was launched in Spring 2021 with …

3rd November 2021 | cmed


PhD Opportunity

*Eastbio*: Decoding the genetics of cognitive functions University of St Andrews Dr Silvia Paracchini Deadline: 16th December 2021   Project description How did human cognitive abilities evolve? What are the genes involved in cognition? Are different cognitive functions, such as …

15th October 2021 | cmed


PhD Opportunity

*Eastbio*: Serum albumin glycation and its impact on Zn2+-dependent haemostasis and insulin dynamics University of St Andrews Dr Alan Stewart & Dr Carlos Penedo Deadline: 16th December 2021 Project description Zinc is an essential micronutrient in mammals, vital to virtually …

15th October 2021 | cmed


School of Medicine purchases state of the art ultrasound equipment to enhance clinical skills curriculum

Monroe Maximillian Broad, the son of an Alumnus of the School of Medicine in St Andrews University, kindly bequeathed part of his estate to the Medical School five years ago. This generous donation enabled the purchase of five state of the art cart-based ultrasound scanners manufactured by GE Healthcare. This has enabled our students to gain vital practical experience using ultrasound technology to integrate their Anatomy …

15th October 2021 | news


The World Rural Health Conference 2022 (“Rural Wonca”)

The World Rural Health Conference 2022 (“Rural Wonca”) will be hosted jointly by the University of Limerick, Irish College of General Practice and the Irish Rural, Island and Dispensing Doctors of Ireland from 17th-20th June 2022.   Dr. Robert Scully (Deputy Director, ScotGEM), has been invited to …

13th October 2021 | edu


Innovation for African Universities (IAU) grant awarded

  Dr Wilber Sabiiti and partners at Ghanaian University of Health Sciences and University of Cape Coast have been awarded the Innovation for African Universities (IAU) grant.  The grant will facilitate the establishment of long-term institutional partnerships focusing on translation …

12th October 2021 | igh


PhD student recognised for research at Explorathon ’21 HerStory Makers

The Explorathon HerStory Makers is a competition for female-identifying researchers to share their inspirational stories in research. The competition comprises researchers across Scotland and Europe and allows them to pitch their research, and themselves, in a digital format to make …

9th October 2021 | news