Dr Ana Costa Pereira has been appointed as Joint BSc Programme Development Lead and Head of the BSc in Biomedical Science (BMS) course with Dr Christopher John from the Department of Medicine. They will lead on a key Faculty initiative to expand the Faculty’s BSc provision, heading up a team who will review current provision and identify areas for development, which likely include the expansion of the existing programmes and the introduction of new ones. They will lead the current BMS programme by ensuring the development, implementation and management of the curriculum and assessment.
Dr Paul Strutton has been awarded a grant from the Dunhill Medical Trust for £176,510 to study “Optimising diagnosis and prediction of outcome of spinal decompression surgery in older people”.
Prof Jeremy Nicholson has been featured in an article entitled: Collaborative research: New opportunities for scientists in the UK, which was published in Nature last month