Last chance to nominate your NHS Tayside STARs today News

1st March, 2019

Members of the public, patients, relatives and staff have until 5pm today, Friday 1st March to get their entry in for the NHS Tayside Staff Appreciation and Recognition (STAR) Awards.   There are categories for Outstanding Individual (clinical), Outstanding Individual (non-clinical) and Outstanding Team, as well as 3 more specialised categories which are only open to nom...

Clinical Academic Research Partnerships open News

5th February, 2019

This scheme provides a new flexible route for research-qualified NHS consultants to increase their research skills and experience by engaging with groups and centres of biomedical research excellence, enabling the cross-seeding of perspectives, ideas and connections needed to underpin future translational biomedical research.   Projects are welcome across all areas of the partnering funders...

Ninewells Emergency Department wins award for Best Patient Experience Project 2018 News

7th January, 2019

Congratulations to Ninewells Emergency Department for winning the Royal College of Emergency Medicine Award for Best Patient Experience Project of the Year 2018.   The award is for work that the department carried out in association with the University of Dundee Medical School and College of Art and Design, and built on the feedback provided by staff and patients in the department.  Ne...

University of Dundee Venture 2019 – £25k New Business Idea Competition News

12th December, 2018

£25,000 is on offer to support new business ideas among students, staff and recent graduates as the University of Dundee launches the Venture 2019 competition.   There are 7 specific categories:   Undergraduate Student Award - £2,000 prize fund sponsored by Business Gateway and Centre of Entrepreneurship School of Business Student Award - £2,500 prize fund...

Scottish Healthcare Innovation Directory launches News

4th December, 2018

The AHSP is delighted to highlight the new Scottish Healthcare Innovation Directory (https://health.lcsdirectoryscotland.com/).   It is a valuable addition to improving the navigation of the complicated healthcare innovation ecosystem in Scotland. The directory, which will continue to develop and be updated, aims to to help companies identify and access NHS and health researc...

DRAMS Discovering Research Event 2018 News

23rd November, 2018

Professor Dilip Nathwani, Director of AHSP in Tayside, Consultant Physician and Honorary Professor of Infection attended the Dundee Research and Academic Medicine Society Discovering Research 2018 event last night at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School and gave an inspiring talk on his academic and clinical career, and encouraged medical and dental students to embra...

Tay Cities Deal: £25M investment in Growing Tayside Biomedical Cluster News

22nd November, 2018

A £25 million investment to grow the Tayside Biomedical Cluster was one of projects announced to receive investment today in the newly signed Tay Cities Deal. The project aims to make the region one of the most attractive and sought after biomedical locations in the UK. Funding will stimulate a step change in innovation led growth and create new jobs for the region.   Professor S...

Tayside Consultant Dr Tom Fardon awarded Scottish Thoracic Society Medal News

14th November, 2018

Congratulations to Consultant Physician Dr Tom Fardon who was awarded the inaugural Scottish Thoracic Society (STS) Andrew Douglas Medal at the STS Annual Meeting in Glasgow.   The medal is awarded to a senior clinician or healthcare professional who has made a significant contribution to the society and respiratory medicine in Scotland.  Criteria includes leadership in a specialist ar...

Life Sciences Scotland 2018 News

9th November, 2018

THE SCOTSMAN’s Life Sciences supplement, 2nd November 2018, posed the question ‘What is the biggest challenge to growing Scotland’s life sciences sector and how can it be overcome?’  Click here to see some of Scotland’s leading experts, including Professor Sir Pete Downes, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Dundee, provide...

The University of Dundee is the top UK HEI for publishing trial results News

14th September, 2018

A study carried out to ascertain compliance rates with the European Commission's requirement that all trials on the EU Clinical Trials Register post results to the registry withing 12 months of completion, shows that the University of Dundee is the top UK Higher Education Institute for publishing trial results.  To read the full BMJ article click here....