“A Case of Grief” student essay wins SAPC prize

  Andrew Macfarlane, a third-year ScotGEM Medical Student, has been announced as the winner of the Society for Academic Primary Care Medical Student essay contest. This year’s subject asked the entries to write about “a consultation in primary care that …

12th July 2021 | news


PhD student continues cardiovascular research with new BHF-funded Research Fellow project

Amy Dorward, a PhD student at the University of St Andrew’s School of Medicine, has begun a research fellow post at the University, a 3-year project grant funded by the British Heart Foundation. Amy, whose ambition is to have a …

6th July 2021 | cmed


PhD Graduation for Roopam Gupta

Congratulations to Roopam Gupta for completing his PhD without any corrections from the School of Medicine and the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of St Andrews. His PhD thesis investigated the applications of machine learning in biophotonics …

2nd July 2021 | cmed


BSc Honours Medicine Class of 2021 Degree Conferrals Take Place Virtually

  BSc Honours Medicine graduates will have their degrees conferred in an online ceremony by the Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Science later today. The School of Medicine is marking this year’s graduation by broadcasting an online Prize Giving Ceremony led …

2nd July 2021 | news


New St. Andrews graduate hopes to continue learning journey

Another graduate from St. Andrews School of Medicine is set to virtually “cross the stage” this Friday.  Quenton Hurst, is the newest graduate with a master’s in molecular medicine. Following a year navigating the dynamics of online learning in the …

1st July 2021 | cmed


MSc (Res) Graduation for Sydney Brown

The School of Medicine would like to send a big congratulations to Sydney Brown, who graduates on Friday from the University of St. Andrews after completing an MSc in Research of Medicine.  Sydney started off her education in California, where …

30th June 2021 | cmed


New St. Andrews PhD graduate finds a future in antimicrobial research

  It’s graduation season at St. Andrews and a new batch of PhD students are finally crossing the “finish line”.  Among those is Kerry Falconer, a PhD student from the Infection and Global Health division.    Kerry started at St. …

29th June 2021 | igh


Workplace training completed

The School of Medicine would like to congratulate Rachel Horn and Mike Fearon for completing work-based qualifications at the University of St. Andrews.  Both training routes saw Rachel and Mike undertake a variety of tasks across a number of teams …

28th June 2021 | news


Research team looking at the use of UVC light to kill viruses

New research is analysing the use of UVC light to see if it can prevent the transmission of airborne viruses. The project was awarded an Innovate UK Grant of £296,000 to investigate the safety and efficacy of UVC light.    …

9th June 2021 | igh


Step Count Challenge

Scotland’s Step Count Challenge competition, run biannually, encourages staff in workplaces across the country to “ditch the desk to walk the walk”. Launched by walking charity, Paths for All, in 2011, the event has had over 30,000 participants and logged …

24th May 2021 | news