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Senior Academic, Research and Teaching Fellow Promotions 2015-16

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Congratulations to the successful Division of Surgery & Interventional Science staff who have been promoted in the 2015/16 Senior Promotions round:

Research study participants needed

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Are you female and regularly exercise? Divisional Graduate Research Student, Georgie Bruinvels, is currently recruiting exercising females to participate in a study as part of her PhD.

You are cordially invited to attend a lecture by Professor Irving Taylor titled “Maintaining Surgical Professionalism or gritting the slippery slope; a personal reflection” 

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Monday 18 July 2016, 5pmVenue: Wilkins Haldane Room, Gower St, London, WC1E 6BT (Map)Please RSVP to Shila Govind - shila.govind@ucl.ac.uk
The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception in the North Cloisters.

Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health MSc/PG Diploma & Performing Arts Medicine MSc/PG Diploma/PG Certificate

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Both the Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health & Performing Arts Medicine programmes at UCL (in collaboration with the Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health) will be holding a joint Open Day for prospective students on Wednesday 22nd June 2016, 16:00-18:00. This will be held at our teaching facilities at the ISEH, 170 Tottenham Court Road, WIT 7HA, in Seminar Rooms 1 and 2.

Division students explore applications of 3D printing in surgery

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UCL intercalated surgical sciences students are one of the UK’s first undergraduate medical students (to our knowledge) to be formally trained to explore applications of 3D printing in surgery.

Nanotechnology & Regenerative Medicine MSc Open Day

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Friday 6th May: 14:00 - 16:00
9th Floor, Royal Free Hospital

Burns, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery MSc Open Day

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Friday 13th May: 14:00 - 16:00
9th Floor, Royal Free Hospital

Online Open Day 2016 - 21 April 2016

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12:30 – 2:30pm GMT (UK time)


Learn more about our research-led and student-centred taught programmes at our

Online Open Day 2016 - 5 May 2016

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12:30 – 2:30pm GMT (UK time)

Learn more about our research-led and student-centred taught programmes at our upcoming Virtual Open Day.

Dean's Research Prize

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The Faculty of Medical Sciences held its fourth annual Dean’s Research Prize Event on Thursday 11th February to celebrate students’ success in research. The Faculty has over 3000 students including 900 Masters and 450 Research students and a flavour of their research achievements was highlighted at the event in the form of research talks and posters.

New PGCert for Performing Arts Medicine

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The Department of Performing Arts Medicine have added a Postgraduate Certificate to the MSc and Diploma programme. The PGCert will include four modules on Touring and Travel of the Performer, Performance Psychology, Assessment of the Professional Voice and Science of Music and Dance.

Volunteers needed

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Model for our MSc Sports Medicine, Exercise & Health OSCE Examinations

We are looking for volunteers to model for our MSc Sports Medicine, Exercise & Health OSCE Examinations on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th May.  

Textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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The Division is pleased to announce that we will soon be publishing a new book - Textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The book has had valued contributions from previous students and consultant Plastic surgeons.

The National Undergraduate & Foundation Surgery Conference 2016

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The National Undergraduate & Foundation Surgery Conference (NUGSC) 2016 will be held this year on 19th March 2016. Held in the heart of London, NUGSC is the most prominent undergraduate surgical conference in the country.

Orthopaedic Research Society - top study in the 'Hip' category

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Dr Melanie Coathup, Professor Gordon Blunn and co-authors Dr Jay Meswania and Dr Roberta Ferro de Godoy whose study ‘A Novel Ceramic Coating for Reduced Metal Ion Release in Metal-on-Metal (MoM) Hip Surgery’ has been selected as the top scored study in the ‘Hip' category at the Orthopaedic Research Society, Orlando, USA, 2016.

UCLH Celebrating Excellence Award winners

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Congratulations to Hash Ahmed and the Prostate Cancer Team for winning the UCLH

Celebrating Excellence Award in the category of ‘Contribution to World-Class Research’. This is an excellent achievement, hundreds of nominations were received and the finalists were shortlisted from a joint panel made up of patient governors, non-executive and executive directors.

Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health MSc/PG Diploma & Performing Arts Medicine MSc/PG Diploma/PG Certificate Open Day

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Wednesday 13th April - 16:00 - 18:00
Institute of Sport Exercise & Health

Professor Robert Brown 1952-2016

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Professor Robert Brown

In Memorium

My friend and our colleague Prof Robert Brown sadly passed away on 4th February 2016 at the age of 64. An extraordinary human being, Robert is survived by his mother Doris Brown, his daughter Elizabeth Pelichet, his son Michael Brown and grandson Finley Brown. His passing is a huge loss to our UCL community and the tissue engineering community in the UK, Europe and Internationally.

In Memory of Prof Robert Brown

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My friend and our colleague Prof Robert Brown sadly passed away on 4th February

2016 at the age of 64. An extraordinary human being, Robert is survived by his mother Doris Brown, his daughter Elizabeth Pelichet, his son Michael Brown and grandson Finley Brown. His passing is a huge loss to our UCL community and the tissue engineering community in the UK, Europe and Internationally.

Stanmore Campus Open Day - Saturday

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11:00am - 15:00pm

Saturday 6 February 2016

We would like to invite members of the general public, potential employees, prospective students, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, local organisations and anyone interested in joining us on Saturday 6th February, as part of a day to promote the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital/UCL partnership by showcasing the clinical excellence and to show how research and teaching is translated into clinical practice.

$2.4 million awarded from Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council

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Congratulations to Professor Toby Richards and his team on being awarded AU$2.4million.  The funds will be used for the ITACS trial which will assess the impact and effect of intravenous iron therapy on disability and outcomes in cardiac surgery. 

RNOH Chairman’s Special Award

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Congratulations to Dr Rui Loureiro, Head of the Aspire Centre for Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (Aspire CREATe), on receiving the Chairman’s Special Award.

Focal Therapy included in top international urology book – Campbell’s Urology

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Congratulations to Hash Ahmed and the prostate cancer team for having their pioneered treatments, Focal Therapy, being included in Campbell’s Urology.

Dr Daniel Stuart Martin awarded OBE in the New Years Honours

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Congratulations to Dr Daniel Martin for being awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Years Honours for services to the Prevention of Infectious Diseases. The OBE was in recognition of work treating patients with Ebola at the Royal Free Hospital.

Aspire CREATe award December 2015

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Dr Rui Loureiro, Head of the Aspire Centre for Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (Aspire CREATe), received the Chairman’s Special Award at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Staff Achievement Awards Ceremony held on 15th December 2015. Dr Loureiro was also nominated for the People’s Champion - Going the Extra Mile (Non-clinical) Award.

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