The British Science Association have announced the winners of its prestigious Award Lectures for 2015 and we are thrilled that Dr Katherine Woolf is the Charles Darwin Award Lecture winner for agriculture, biological and medical sciences! Kath’s lecture, ‘Game of clones: why should we care if our friends are similar to us?’ draws on her often controversial research to explore why this happens, and its impact on success and injustice. She discovers how you can challenge the status quo to create a fairer, more integrated, more successful society.
Details on all award winners can be found on the BSA’s website.
MBBS Graduation 2015
340 medical students became doctors on 8th July at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s South Bank. Congratulations to all new doctors and UCLMS staff who helped them on the journey!
William Burch wins Faculty of Public Health prize
Not a staff member but we’ll make an exception – William Burch had the double celebration of graduating this summer and being awarded the Cochrane Prize by the UK’s Faculty of Public Health for his final year overseas elective research project. William was awarded the prize at a ceremony at the FPH in June.
Sophie Isabell Bowen was safely brought into this world on 29th May weighing in at 6lbs and 15oz. Sophie and new mum Nicky Mathastein (Clinical Skills Tutor) are both doing well.