Summer Studentships

Information about Summer Studentships in CME 2015

Key Dates

  • Friday 27th February - Deadline for receipt of applications
  • TBC - Successful applicants informed
  • Project Period: Mid June to Mid August 2015

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. To apply please submit:

Project Titles and Supervisors

For more details please download the project summary document (pdf):

  1. The Development of Audio-Visual Material to Support Understanding of the Mental State Examination (Dr Caroline Donnelly)
  2. Technology Enhanced Learning assistant: medical education portal (Ms Clare Thomson and Dr Kieran McGlade)
  3. Developing an SSC on Human Trafficking (Dr Mairead Corrigan)
  4. Digital Stories (Dr Maeve Rea)
  5. “Mind Your Mind” – Developing a Smartphone App to Promote Good Mental Health in Students (Dr Ciaran Mulholland and Dr Kieran McGlade)
  6. Online learning materials for Neurology (Dr Ailsa Fulton and Dr Kieran McGlade)
  7. Developing an On-Line Induction Package for First Year (Ms Mairead Boohan)
  8. Patient safety (Ms Mairead Boohan & Prof Frank Kee)
  9. Teaching resources for epidemiology and public health (Ms Mairead Boohan)
  10. Designing an Insulin Prescribing Module for Final Year (Dr Una Graham)
  11. Compassion, Sympathy and Empathy. What’s in a Name? (Prof Tim Dornan)
  12. The medical-dental interface: how can undergraduate education help to promote better understanding? (Dr Sue Morison, Professor Pascal McKeown and Ms Vicky Adams) NOTE: this project incorporates 2 studentships - 1 for a dental and 1 for a medical student and students should apply to the Centre for Dental Education