Information about Summer Studentships in CME 2016
- Application deadline: Wednesday 9th March.
The Centre for Medical Education provides a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to participate in education research and development projects during the summer months. Each participant will be assigned to a project supervisor. The projects will run for up to eight weeks between June and August and you will work Monday to Friday on a full-time basis.
Students currently enrolled for Medicine in years 1, 2 and 3 are eligible to apply (priority may need to be given to second and third year students if an unusually large number of applications are received). Each summer studentship typically pays a stipend of £150 per week.
Students from all Universities are welcome to apply.
The application process is CURRENTLY OPEN.
- Complete the application form (.docx)
- Append your CV (including a reproduction of your academic transcript) to the end of the application form
- Re-name the file as per the following convention: yournameStudentshipApplication.doc for example, JohnBrownStudentshipApplication.doc
- Email the document to: Deborah Whan firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday 9th March 2016
Project Titles and Supervisors for 2016
For more details please download the project summary document (pdf):
- Meeting the needs of patients with advanced heart failure in NI: how do we do? (Dr Carol Stone)
- Development of resources to support delivery of sign language and deaf awareness training within QUB (Dr David Bell and Prof Jayne Woodside)
- Community based prescribing learning: 'slowing' the process and exploring prescribing, dispensing and patient education (Dr Gerry Gormley)
- 'Knows how and shows how': A development of system metrics to measure performance gap (Dr Jim Murray and the CSEC team)
- Developing an on-line induction package for first year students (Ms Mairead Boohan)
- Creating a digital bank of medical images and related and formative test (Dr Michael Williams)
- Exploring medical students’ use of social media and other websites (Dr Michael Williams)
- What additional resources/information/training do portfolio tutors want? (Dr Vivienne Crawford)
- Development of e-Learning resource to support teaching in cardiovascular pharmacology (Dr David Bell)
- 'Mind your Mind' – pilot trial of a smartphone app to promote good mental health in students (Ciaran Mulholland and Kieran McGlade)