Tag Archives: Surgery research

Practical information for Online Surgery Masters courses in Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Surgery group have developed a number of distance learning courses in surgery through the initiative of Professor James Garden.  Applications for this academic year are now closed but if you are considering applying for next year this article … Continue reading

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What’s hot and what’s new in clinical transplantation

This was a plenary lecture that I gave at the European Society for Organ Transplantation in Glasgow last September 2011. Hopefully some of it is still current and topical! When you do these talks and pull out what you think … Continue reading

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How to write an abstract

So I am currently in Paris with 3000 other liver surgeons. I gave a talk yesterday in the “Meet the Editors Sessions” which have been a great success based on the fact that half the audience had to stand. I … Continue reading

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Preparing for a research fellowship interview part 2

This follows on directly from Preparing for a research fellowship interview part 1 Introducing your project There are a number of different ways to do this and you may need to take a lead from the chair or interviewer who … Continue reading

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Preparing for a research fellowship interview part 1

This is a two part piece on preparing for and going through a research fellowship interview. As always these are my own opinions based on experiences as a researcher, PI, supervisor, mentor and grant funding interview panellist! You have submitted … Continue reading

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Writing a medical research fellowship grant

Writing a medical research fellowship grant This piece was written by me with input from Mark Duxbury @dux_edinsurg for part of the Academic module for the second year syllabus of the ESSQ MSc in Surgical Sciences run by the University of Edinburgh … Continue reading

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Alternative higher degrees for surgery trainees

In writing this blog I need to declare a conflict on interest which is that I am heavily involved with the Edinburgh Surgical Sciences Qualification MSc in Surgical Sciences run jointly by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and … Continue reading

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