Attitudes and experiences towards gender identity and sexuality in Dundee medical students

The Equality Act 2010 means the University has a general duty to eliminate discrimination and promote diversity. 8 years down the line how well are we doing. This study using responses from the medical students of all years helps shed light on how medical students describe their gender and sexuality … Continue reading

Year 2 medical students delivering health education activities at primary schools in Dundee

Developed as a partnership between the University of Dundee and the Dundee Education Department, every single year 2 medical student delivers health education activities to primary school aged children in Dundee. Fiona and Kevin document their experience, in their journal article “Doctor: what’s inside my body?” published in Clinical Teacher. … Continue reading

Does anxiety and self confidence affect performance at medical school interviews?

Does anxiety and self confidence affect the performance of students at multiple mini interviews (MMI)? Kevin McConville investigates this using the Competitive State Anxiety Inventory-2 (CSAI-2), a tool that is a widely used measurement tool for assessing anxiety in sports, and a cohort of students applying to Dundee medical school. This study … Continue reading