Lights, camera, action! My journey into video production
25 March 2022
Dr Hannah McGivern provides a 'behind-the-scenes' account of her experience producing the video 'Journey of a QUOD Sample: Donating to Transplant Research', supported by the funds from the University of Oxford Public Engagement with Research (PER) Seed Fund.
My virtual work experience with NDS and NDORMS
23 July 2021
Louise Tan, a Year 12 student from Ballyclare in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, recently attended the joint NDS and NDORMS Virtual Work Experience. In this guest blog, Louise reflects on her experience.
Hosting a virtual work experience programme
29 July 2020
In this blog post, Dr Hannah McGivern, a Tissue Handling Technician for the Quality in Organ Donation (QUOD) initiative at NDS, discusses her involvement in the NDS Virtual Work Experience Programme, and shares how fascinating and rewarding it was to talk with the students about a career in research.
SITU Work Experience 2020
22 July 2020
Lucy Paterson (NDS) and Teya Agnese (NDORMS) from the Surgical Intervention Trials Unit (SITU) describe the fun challenge of delivering an online SITU session to this year's NDS work experience students.
Christmas gifts which make a huge difference
16 December 2019
NDS was delighted to participate in a Secret Santa Scheme for underprivileged children and young people. Executive Assistant Odette Dawkins writes about the scheme and why it was important for her to give something back to the community.
Why you should get involved in public engagement
29 October 2019
Each year, the department participates in a number of organised events that help us engage with and connect with our local, and wider, community. Jo Cook, NDS Clinical Research Coordinator and a member of the NDS Outreach Working Group, explains why taking part in outreach activities is so rewarding.
#LetsCycleIt – 550 miles, 15 Surgeons, 8 Cities, 1 College
4 December 2018
NDS DPhil student Miss Katherine Hurst spearheaded and took part in the first ever Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) Travelling Surgical Symposium. Here's what happened on the road...