Perspectives in Education

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From Resilience to Brilliance in5 steps: how to be smarter, happier, stronger, more fun to be with, achieve greatness and better quality of life – without trying to do any of those things

MC Schraefel
Professor of Computer Science and Human Performance, University of Southampton
Thursday 13 November 2014
Lecture Theatre G34, Sir Alexander Fleming Building
South Kensington Campus

For more information please visit the registration page.

Medical Finals Revision Day

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Please see poster for information.

Imperial Immortals

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The Imperial Immortals are the American Football team at Imperial.

  • Current London Conference champions
  • National semi-finals in the 2013/14 season
  • Coached strength and conditioning sessions
  • Vibrant social scene including Sports Night and other socials with cheerleaders

No previous experience required.
Non-medics and Medics team.

For more information see poster.

Books For Sale

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Ex-Imperial medic wanting to sell old textbooks.

Essential Cell Biology
Kumar and Clark (5th edition – big one!)
Pharmacology – Rang/Dale/Ritter
Beginners Guide to Blood Cells
Junior Doctors Guide
Crash course Cardiology, Neurology, Pathology
Essential Endocrinology (Laycock)
Obstetrics – 10 teachers
Gyaecologyy – 10 teachers
O&G Impey 2nd edition
Paediatrics Lissauer
Basic Science in O&G (MRCOG Part 1)
How to pass MRCOG Part 1
Oxford Handbook (cheese and onion) 7th edition
Leukaemia Diagnosis
Dewhursts O&G textbook

For more information please see poster

Street Child Big Sleep Out

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Street Child would like to invite you to our Big Sleep Out event on 1st November 2014 in support of our Ebola Crisis Appeal. This will be a night where our supporters spend a night on the streets to raise money to help those who desperately need it and we are looking to recruit as many people to this event as possible, which is where you come in.

Job Opportunity

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MCS Projects Ltd are seeking to recruit a team of medics and dentists who will be responsible for leading workshops at ‘Medical Challenge Day’ events across London. The events are aimed at students in Years 10/11 with an interest in studying Medicine at university.
We are looking for students with good communication skills, and preferably with teaching experience/ working with young students.
Medical Challenge Days take place on several Wednesday afternoons/ early evening. Students will be paid £7.50/ hr and full training will be given.
If you are interested, please email your CV to by 24th October 2014. For those that worked on the Medical Challenge Days last year and are hoping to work again this year please get in touch through the same email address.

Where Do New Medicines Come From?

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On Friday 7th November the Royal Society of Medicine is holding a free event for medical students entitled ‘Where Do New Medicines Come From?’. For more information please see the event page.

How the Fruit-fly Transformed Biomedical Science

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Dear staff and students,

I am writing to invite you to the lecture: How the Fruitfly transformed Biomedical Science, by Professor Philip W Ingham, Vice Dean for Research and Toh Kian Chui Distinguished Professor at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine in Singapore on Wednesday 5th November at 5.30pm.

Professor Ingham has been at the forefront of genetic and developmental biology research over the last three decades. This has included furthering our understanding of the genetic control of cell-cell signalling in the embryos of Drosophila and zebrafish and the roles “hedgehog” proteins play in human development and varieties of cancer. In 2007 he was elected an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and, in 2014, was awarded the Waddington Medal by the British Society for Development Biology for outstanding research performance as well as services to the subject community.

Please register by online form for catering purposes.

ICSM SORA National Conference

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Thinking about getting involved in research? Considering the Academic Foundation Programme?

Future Academics In Healthcare‘ is a golden opportunity to gain insights from world leaders about their own experiences of research. With workshops tailored to give you the skills and inspiration to take on academic pursuits it shouldn’t be missed!

With lunch included and the Science Museum providing FREE liquid nitrogen ice cream, get your ticket early to avoid missing out.

RSM Specialty Careers Fair

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Our much loved careers fair is back for another year, providing you with a complete look at possible career paths in medicine.

We will have over 50 specialist stands to visit, representatives from Royal Colleges, as well as lectures giving you an insight into key specialties.

We hope you will gain all the information you need to help you choose your specialty, and learn more about what it entails.

Alongside the stands there will be freebies, entertainment, refreshments and a free prize draw.

Register now to secure your free place and ensure you receive all the information you need to help you with your chosen career path.

For more information please visit the RSM website.