2019-2020

EVENTS SCHEDULE

NEWCASTLE ACADEMIC MEDICINE SOCIETY

This year we are planning a host of events specifically targeted for Biomedical Science [BM], Dental [D], Postgraduate [PG] and Medical Students [M]. All are welcome to attend!

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October

  1. Medical School Freshers' Fair

Come meet the committee, collect some freebies and find out how you can get more involved this year!

  1. AFP Preparation Series Part 1

For medical students!

This talk by recent AFP doctors will outline key information about how to optimise your AFP application, alongside advice on how to tackle white space questions, maximising additional achievements and guidance on how to prepare for interviews!

  1. So you're thinking about medicine?

For Biomedical Science and Postgraduate students!

Three current medical and dental students (former biomedical science and postgraduate students) will give their account of their experiences with advice and tips for future medics and dentists!

  1. So you're thinking about Academic Medicine?

For Medical students!

One of our AMS Alumni will give their perspective and experiences of academic medicine with an overview of what students of all years can do starting now!

  1. Survive MRes

For Medical students!

Medical students who have intercalated and survived will come and talk about their experiences and give advice on time structured essays, exam questions, giving presentations and critical appraisal!

  1. Academic Journal Club #1

For Biomedical Science, Dental, Medical and Postgraduate students!

This is an exclusive fortnightly event for a small group of keen students of all years to meet regularly to present and discuss recent publications, research experiences and interests.

November

  1. Meet the Academic!

For Biomedical Science, Dental, Medical and Postgraduate students!

Are you curious about academic medicine? Interested in finding out about research opportunities and what the academic pathway is like? Come along and have a chat with invited academics to find out more and get involved in our Mentorship programme!

  1. AFP Preparation Series Part 2

For Medical students!

The second part of our AFP Prep series features AFP Mock interviews! The interviews will be run by current AFPs who will give you feedback, tips and advice to ace your AFP interview!

  1. Summer Research Projects

For Biomedical Science, Dental, Medical and Postgraduate students!

Interested in research or just want to have a taste to see if its for you? Then a Summer Research Project might be just for you! Find about available opportunities, how to apply for one and past experiences of students who have completed one!

  1. Academic Journal Club #2, #3

For Biomedical Science, Dental, Medical and Postgraduate students!

This is an exclusive fortnightly event for a small group of keen students of all years to meet regularly to present and discuss recent publications, research experiences and interests.

December

  1. Workshop Day

For Biomedical Science, Dental, Medical and Postgraduate students!

So want to improve your Academic CV and looking for advice on how to improve it? Come along and meet academics, AMS Alumni, current AFP members and fellow students. Informal drinks afterwards!

  1. Research Taster Day

For Biomedical Science, Dental, Medical and Postgraduate students!

Interested by research and want some hands-on experience of various research fields? Come along and find out more with senior academics across various fields.

  1. Academic Journal Club #4,#5

For Biomedical Science, Dental, Medical and Postgraduate students!

This is an exclusive fortnightly event for a small group of keen students of all years to meet regularly to present and discuss recent publications, research experiences and interests.

  1. Multdisciplinary Team Christmas Pub Quiz

For Biomedical Science, Dental, Medical and Postgraduate students!

Its a Classic Student Pub Quiz but teams will be built on the night to include a biomedical science, dental and medical student with maximum team number of 4! And only 1 of 5 sections will be medical!

January

  1. Passionate about Research Series Part 1,2

For Biomedical Science, Dental, Medical and Postgraduate students!

Round 1 and 2 of a series of special talks by groups of students, junior and senior academics on their recent research in their respective fields.

  1. Academic Journal Club #6,#7

For Biomedical Science, Dental, Medical and Postgraduate students!

This is an exclusive fortnightly event for a small group of keen students of all years to meet regularly to present and discuss recent publications, research experiences and interests.

February

  1. Passionate about Research Series Part 3,4

For Biomedical Science, Dental, Medical and Postgraduate students!

Round 3 and 4 of a series of special talks by groups of students, junior and senior academics on their recent research in their respective fields.

  1. Academic Journal Club #8,#9

For Biomedical Science, Dental, Medical and Postgraduate students!

This is an exclusive fortnightly event for a small group of keen students of all years to meet regularly to present and discuss recent publications, research experiences and interests.

March

  1. Passionate about Research Series Part 5

For Biomedical Science, Dental, Medical and Postgraduate students!

Round 5 of a series of special talks by groups of students, junior and senior academics on their recent research in their respective fields.

  1. Academic Journal Club #10

For Biomedical Science, Dental, Medical and Postgraduate students!

This is an exclusive fortnightly event for a small group of keen students of all years to meet regularly to present and discuss recent publications, research experiences and interests.

  1. Research Taster Day

For Biomedical Science, Dental, Medical and Postgraduate students!

Interested by research and want some hands-on experience of various research fields? Come along and find out more with senior academics across various fields.

April

  1. 9th Annual AMS Conference

For Biomedical Science, Dental, Medical and Postgraduate students!

Our 9th Annual Conference will be bigger than ever with Biomedical Science and Medical Presentations, Workshops and Lecture Series alongside our Poster Presentations! Expect a new quickfire presentation format and more social opportunities.

May

  1. AMS Annual Formal Dinner

For invited members, AMS Alumni, junior academics and senior academics!

A new event for 2019 will finally be a great opportunity for academic students current, past and future to have a great social night with academics across the North East and the country.