Departmental Award Recipients 2015/2016

A. Departmental Seminar Grants Award Recipients 2015/16 have been made to:

Professor John Aplin, University of Manchester
Professor Mark Fisher, St George’s, University of London
Associate Professor Lopa Leach and Assistant Professor Siobhan Loughna, University of Nottingham
Dr Tudor Chinnah, University of Exeter
Mrs Janet Philp, Professor Gordon Findlater and Professor Tom Gillingwater, University of Edinburgh
Dr Eiman Abdel Meguid, Queen’s University, Belfast

B. Details of the seminars/symposia: further details will be announced as they come in

Award Holder: Ms Janet Philip, Professor Gordon Findlater and Professor Tom Gillingwater
Hosted by and Location: Mrs Janet Philip, University of Edinburgh main Library
Date: December 2015 to March 2016
Exhibition: Anatomy Teaching Using Models and Art
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Award Holder: Assistant Professor Siobhan Loughna and Associate Professor Lopa Leach
Hosted by: Assistant Professor Siobhan Loughna and Associate Professor Lopa Leach
Location: Lecture Theatre 4 in the Medical School, The University of Nottingham
Date: Wednesday 20th April 2016 at 4.00pm
Key Speaker: Professor Russell Foster, FRS. Professor of Circadian Neuroscience, from Brasenose College, University of Oxford
Topic: 'Sleep, clocks and light: Impacts of neuroscience on wellbeing'
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Award Holder: Dr Eiman Abdel Meguid, Queen’s University, Belfast
Hosted by and Location: Dr Eiman Abdel Meguid, Queen’s University, Belfast. The venue is the Medical Biological Centre, ground floor, room 310, (MBC/0G/310), School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen's University Belfast
Date: Monday 16th May 2016 from 2pm to 4.45pm
Key Speaker: Dr Cecilia Brassett from the University of Cambridge
Topic: Augmented Anatomy: The wide-ranging benefits of a dissection-based anatomy course
2016 marks the 300th anniversary of the establishment of the Anatomy School in Cambridge, with dissection-based instruction starting even earlier in the Colleges in the 1560s. This seminar will focus on how this well-tested approach allows medical students, as Tomorrow’s Doctors, to develop in multiple domains: knowledge and intellectual ability, personal transferable skills, clinical understanding and professionalism, as well as motivating them to have inquiring scientific minds

Award Holder: Professor John Aplin
Hosted by and Location: Professor John Aplin. Location and venue in the Michael Smith Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester, Michael Smith Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT
Date: Friday 24th June 2016 at 1pm 
Key Speaker: Dr Kathy Niakan from The Francis Crick Institute, London
Topic: 'Mechanisms of lineage specification in human embryos and stem cells'


Award Holder: Professor Mark Fisher 
Hosted by: Professor Dorothy C Bennett
Location:  CVCS* (Cardiovascular & Cell Science Research Institute), St George's, London
* Now MCS: Molecular & Clinical Sciences
Date: 30th June 2016
Title: CVCS* Cell Biology & Genetics Summer Symposium (* Now MCS)
Keynote Speakers: Professor Graça Raposo (Paris) and Professor Duncan Baird (Cardiff)

Award Holder: Dr Tudor Chinnah
Hosted by and Location: Dr Tudor Chinnah. Location is South Cloisters, St Luke's Campus, University of Exeter, Exeter 
Date: Tuesday 12th July 2016 from 12.30pm
Key Speaker: Dr Flora Gröning, Lecturer in Anatomy at the University of Aberdeen
Topic: 'Imaging Technologies in Anatomy Teaching and Learning'


Dr Tudor Chinnah presents available e-resources for anatomy teaching and learning at UEMS

Dr Flora Groening explains her project on the application of 3D modelling for anatomy teaching and learning