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On Monday 3 July, the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) hosted its inaugural NDS Student Symposium Day.

A picture of each prize winner being presented with a certificate from Professor Ian Mills

Held in the Richard Doll Building on Old Road Campus, it was an exciting day of oral presentations, posters, discussions and prizes. 

Professor Freddie Hamdy, Head of Department, and Associate Professor Claire Edwards, Director of Graduate Studies, kicked off the event by welcoming everyone to the symposium. Then throughout the day, graduate students from across the department presented on their projects.

The symposium also featured a plenary talk by Professor Dominic Furniss from the Nuffield Department of of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) who presented '(Hand) surgery is a failure'. In addition, EDI Manager Emily Hotine spoke on 'Equality and Diversity in NDS' and Chair of the NDS Green Impact Committee Dimitrios Doultsinos discussed 'Green Impact in NDS'.

The day finished with a prize giving ceremony where a number of students were awarded prizes for their work. Each winner was congratulated and presented with a certificate from NDS Interim Head of Department, Professor Ian Mills.

The award winners 

Best 1st Year Presentation - Philomena Leahy (Read more on the Oxford University Global Surgery Group website

Best Poster - Megan Bradbury

Best 3rd Year Presentation: 1st place - Richard Dumbill

                                             2nd place - Aleksandra Krepa

                                             3rd place -  Oliver McCallion

Best MSc Presentation: Beining Li

Best MSc Poster: Francisco Orliacq

NDS congratulates all students on their involvement in the symposium. A great day was had by all. 

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