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Surgery and Interventional Science


Ride Across Britain success for our Partners Prostate Cancer UK

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Congratulations to Dan and Mark for tackling the Scotland leg of the Deloitte Ride Across Britain between 10 – 13 September 2015. The ride involved 440 miles of cycling over four days, with a total of 17,800ft of hill climbs…!

Newly released breast cancer cookbook by Professor Mohammed Keshtgar

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Having become increasingly convinced that diet and lifestyle play a part in the development of breast cancer, Professor Mohammed Keshtgar was motivated to write The breast cancer cookbook.

Ride Across Britain for our Partners Prostate Cancer UK

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Dan and Mark from the UCL Division of Surgery & Interventional Science are taking part in the Scotland leg of the Deloitte Ride Across Britain between 10 – 13 September 2015. The ride involves 440 miles of cycling over four days, with a total of 17,800ft of hill climbs…!

New Interim Director and Deputy Director take up roles

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Professor Vivek Mudera has today started his six-month tenure as Interim Director of The UCL Division of Surgery & Interventional Science. This comes as Professor Mark Emberton takes up his role as Dean of UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences.

Division of Surgery Promotions

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We are delighted to announce a number of academic promotions to our outstanding staff.

Academic promotion recognises and rewards the outstanding achievements of academic staff throughout the university. The thresholds for promotion at UCL are high, and widely recognised as such.

New Interim Director and Deputy Director appointed in the UCL Division of Surgery & Interventional Science

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The division have appointed a new Interim Director to replace Professor Mark Emberton, who will take up his role as Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences on 1 August 2015, as well as a new interim Deputy Director.

Novel Research Crowd Funding launched

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UCL 's first research crowd funding program has been launched by division Phd student Georgie Bruinvels. 

Georgie, who won the Manchester Marathon in April set up the project which concerns the effect of the menstrual cycle on the performance of sportswomen at all levels. It's aims are to:

EPSRC Major Grant Award for Transformational Approaches to Improving Hearing Aid Technology

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A UCL and Brunel collaborative team has been awarded an EPSRC grant to develop novel acoustic sensors for the future generation of artificial cochlea implants. 

BMJ Innovation Award Winners!

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Huge congratulations to Hash Ahmed and the team for winning the BMJ Innovation Team of the Year award at the awards ceremony on 6 May at the Park Plaza in London.

Division Student wins Manchester Marathon

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Whilst undertaking research and fundraising for her research project, division of surgery PhD student Georgie Bruinvels entered - and won- her first ever marathon up at the the Manchester Marathon.

Innovative orthopaedic software unveiled

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Researchers from the Division and Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) led by Professor Alister Hart presented innovative new findings in orthopaedic research to over 30,000 stakeholders at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons last week.

Department of Nanotechnology Open Days

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Our next open days within the department of Nanotechnology are:

Friday 17 April: Burns, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery MSc

Celebrating international Women's Day 2015

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Below is a short clip to celebrate inspirational women in science for International Women's Day 2015. 

The clip features our very own Dr Marilena Loizidou who is one of the subjects of a new film by the division, focussing on some of our amazing students, academics and facilities.

'Innovations in Prostate Cancer' project shortlisted for The BMJ Awards 2015.

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Research, carried out by Division of Surgery Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Urological Oncology Hashim Ahmed, has been shortlisted by the BMJ for their 2015 Awards.

Division student wins the Richard Wood prize

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Richard Wood Prize

Congratulations go to Mr William Everett (iBSc in surgical sciences 2013-14), who has won the prestigious Richard Wood prize for the best paper presented by a non-doctor at the Vascular Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2014

Dr Josephine Woodhams awarded funding from CRDC - Fast Track Grant Scheme

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Dr Josephine Woodhams, Senior Research Associate, has been awarded £39,668 from Clinical Research and Development Committee Research Funding from the Medical School General Charitable Trust - Fast Track Grant Scheme entitled ‘Could clinical Photochemical Internalisation be optimised to avoid neuronal toxicity?’

Dr Tom Carlson presents as Café Scientifique

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Dr Tom Carlson, Aspire Lecturer in the Centre for Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (Create) at IOMS, UCL Division of Surgery, gave a talk at a Café Scientifique on 20th November as part of UCL and Division’s outreach activities.

Andy Goldberg winner of NIHR New Media Award

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Congratulations to Andy Goldberg who won the NIHR New Media Award for best video to encourage recruitment and patient education for the TARVA Trial (@TARVA_Trial)

UCLH PROMIS Team nominated for a Celebrating Excellence Award

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The PROMIS team at UCLH has been nominated for 'Patient Nominated Values Award' by UCLH Celebrating Excellence Award. The team along with day surgery staff in the Cancer Day Surgery Unit were nominated by patients and colleagues for their hard work, dedication and effort.

iBSc Student shortlisted for Alan Edwards Poster Prize

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Congratulations to Robyn D'Cruz, former iBSc Surgical Science student, who has been shortlisted for both the ESSO Poster and the Alan Edwards Poster Prizes.
Robyn presented the combined project results from Jack Corkerry, Gerrard Gan as well as her own research project results, at the recent 34th ESSO Congress in partnership with BASO 2014, that was held on 29th – 31st October in Liverpool.

SurgEd-IT Working Group

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SurgEd-IT Working Group

The UCL Division of Surgery are developing online education and information resources for undergraduates. We need you to tell us what you want and how you want it. We need those with an interest in medical education, online information sharing, social media knowledge and expertise, web design to join this working group to deliver these resources.

UCL Diversity in Surgery (UCL DiSC)

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The UCL Diversity in Surgery committee is due to hold it's first meeting and we would appreciate expressions of interests from those students who feel they wish to voice their diversity towards attracting the best of every demographic towards a future in surgery. 

Opportunity for students and researchers to win £100k in the OneStart programme

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Apply by 1st December for a chance to win £100k to realise your business idea!

Do you have an idea to solve a critical problem in healthcare? Or do you have the scientific or business know-how to help someone else develop their idea?

Sensewheel joins Health Social Innovators Programme

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Mr Peter Smitham (IOMS), Dr Steve Taylor (IOMS) and Dr Catherine Holloway (CEGE) have been awarded the Health and Social Innovators Award for the 'Sensewheel Project'.  The project has received £40k from UCLB so far and was developed at the John Scales Centre for Biomedical Engineering at the Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science. The full announcement can be seen here.

Recruiting for a Director of Education at UCLH

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University College London Hospital is recruiting for a new role, Director of Education, to design and implement a vision for multi-disciplinary, UCLH-specific, education, which inspires excellence and affiliation to the Trust. The new Director will anticipate and plan for the educational requirements of the healthcare professionals, working in close partnership with colleagues across UCLP, HEE further academic partners and staff themselves.  The role will include leadership for the education centre and the development of the academic/institute and expect to drive forward the transformation programme the UCLH Board recently initiated.

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