Research project using real-time COVID-19 data to track the pandemic in Scotland

New research is using real-time data to track the COVID-19 pandemic as it happens across Scotland. The Early Pandemic Evaluation and Enhanced Surveillance of COVID-19 (EAVE-II), funded by the Medical Research Council, Research and Innovation Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, the …

29th September 2021 | Covid-19


Meet the newest NES GP Fellow: Eilish Hannah

Eilish Hannah, a GP currently practising in Edinburgh, is also joining the St. Andrews School of Medicine as an NES GP Fellow.     Eilish is no stranger to St. Andrews as she initially trained at the School of Medicine before moving to …

28th September 2021 | news


Two winners selected at the School of Medicine Dragons’ Den Competition

This year’s School of Medicine Research Away Day, saw the return of the School’s very own Dragons’ Den competition where early career researchers had the opportunity to pitch research ideas to win £5000 to support their project.   SCREDS Lecturer, Dr …

24th September 2021 | igh


Meet the newest NES GP Fellows: Lloyd Hughes

    Lloyd Hughes, a GP working in Arbroath and the Tayside Out of Hours Service, is joining the St. Andrews School of Medicine as one of the newest NES GP Fellows.   Lloyd graduated from the University of Dundee …

21st September 2021 | news


School of Medicine Launches Five Year Strategy

The School of Medicine (SoM) has published its five-year strategy defining its objectives and ambitions for the period up to 2026. Professor Crossman, Dean of Medicine, outlines that the SoM will be established as a clinical medical school with a …

20th September 2021 | news


Funding to support key research into multimorbidity

Two new major research grants have been won by collaborations involving the School of Medicine to further develop their work in multimorbidity. Multimorbidity, when a person has two or more long term health conditions, is a key public health challenge. …

20th September 2021 | news


School of Medicine Welcomes Digital Support Modern Apprentice

The University of St Andrews continues its successful participation of the Modern Apprenticeships programme with the recent appointment of Emma Stewart at the School of Medicine. Emma, a local to St Andrews, begins a two year Digital Support Modern Apprentice where she will work with different service units in the School as well as having the opportunity for placements in other university …

7th September 2021 | news


New appointments in the School of Medicine

Appointment of Director Inclusion, Wellbeing Officer and Student Disability Coordinator at the School of Medicine    Following a recent recruitment exercise amongst existing staff, The School of Medicine has appointed Dr John Winpenny as Director of Inclusion, Caroline Forbes, as Wellbeing Officer and Linda Kirkcaldy as Student Disability Coordinator.   …

25th August 2021 | news


Welcome to our Medical Demonstrators

The School of Medicine is delighted to welcome the 2021/22 Medical Demonstrator cohort. Medical Demonstrators play a key role teaching across our ScotGEM and BSc curricula. The role provides an opportunity for foundation doctors who have completed their FY1 and …

11th August 2021 | news


Promotion to Professor

The School of Medicine would like to congratulate Dr Jonathan Issberner on his recent promotion to Professor of Medicine. Jonathan joined the University of St Andrews as a Research Associate in Professor Silar’s lab in 2005, looking at the electrophysiology of neuronal …

11th August 2021 | news