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


Research looking at co-creating clear communication to support vulnerable groups in the COVID-19 pandemic

New research looks to understand the barriers that stop people from accessing primary care services. Mara van Beusekom, a research fellow within the School of Medicine, looked at how to co-create appropriate and clear messages to support vulnerable groups in the COVID-19 pandemic.     Mara began the …

1st September 2021 | pbs


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


Young Academy of Scotland

Dr Gozde Ozakinci has been invited to be a member of RSE Young Academy of Scotland.  As part of this membership, Dr Ozakinci will work on connecting various disciplines with the aim of facilitating signposting and social prescribing activities

29th September 2020 | news


Research identifies how doctor-patient interactions can increase physical activity

Patients are open to have conversations about physical activity programmes in the community to improve their health, if recommended by their doctor, new research led by the University of St Andrews has found. The research, funded by the NHS Fife Endowment …

22nd July 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


Living Life in Fife: supporting healthy lifestyles

The Living Life in Fife: supporting healthy lifestyles in Scotland event was a free event aimed to share knowledge and encourage discussion and collaboration between academics, government and voluntary sector organisations, health care professionals, service users and members of the …

21st September 2018 | news


Symposium Mammographicum 2018

Patsy Whelehan, a PhD student with Dr Gozde Ozakinci recently presented a poster and an oral profferred paper at Symposium Mammographicum 2018 in Liverpool

18th July 2018 | news


British Academy summer showcase

Dr Gozde Ozakinci and Prof David Perrett were at the British Academy summer showcase demonstrating to the schoolchildren and general public about the impact of changing health behaviours on our faces.

25th June 2018 | news


QAA Enhancement Themes Conference

Rayna Rogowsky recently presented her work on student perceptions of health care needs and services at the QAA enhancement themes conference.

11th June 2018 | news