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Student Radiology Symposium

Saturday 24th September 2016

The University of Aberdeen Pathology and Radiology Society (a.k.a. DiagnostiX) will be proudly hosting the first ever Undergraduate Radiology Symposium on Saturday 24th September 2016 at Suttie Centre in Aberdeen. It is an event not to be missed, so make sure to add it to your calendar!

Aimed at undergraduate medical students, the day will be packed with lectures about specialty, training and tutorials using various radiological modalities. This is an excellent opportunity for everyone with interest in radiology!

The event is free, with certificate of attendance and food provided. We are hoping to provide a limited number of travel subsidies of up to £20 for students travelling outside of Aberdeen.


What?                  Undergraduate Radiology Symposium

When?                 24th September 2016

Where?                Suttie Centre, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland

How much?        Free

Everyone interested please fill out the application form on the right of this page and email it to Successful applicants will be contacted in due course.

The deadline for applications is 5 PM Friday 26th August 2016.

If you have any questions please email or facebook Diagnostix Aberdeen.


Fun fact – The first full-body MRI scanner was developed at the University of Aberdeen. An elderly man from Fraserburgh became the first patient in the world to receive an MRI body scan.



URSA Inaugural Meeting

Thursday 2nd June 2016.

Group shot of URSA members with the President

URSA members and colleagues with the President, Dr Giles Maskell

The College hosted medical student representatives from radiology societies around the UK at the inaugural meeting of the Undergraduate Radiology Societies Association (URSA).

Following a welcome by the President, Dr Giles Maskell and the undergraduate lead Dr Fahmid Chowdhury, delegates watched presentations from College members around training and working in radiology, the role of the association and career development being undertaken by the College.

Dr F Chowdhury Presenting to URSA

Dr Fahmid Chowdhury, Undergraduate lead for radiology in the College, welcoming the URSA members

Dr Sarah McWilliams presenting to URSA

Dr Sarah McWilliams, from Guys and St Thomas' Breast Unit, talking about life as a consultant radiologist.


Each society also gave presentations about the events and work they are currently undertaking.

Presentation from Aberdeen to URSA

Nadir Khan from University of Aberdeen Radiology and Pathology Society - DiagnostiX

Presentation from Leeds to URSA

Harry Rudman and Kristofer Taylor from Leeds University Radiology Society - X-posure

The day produced a host of ideas for society activity and allowed delegates to share good practice as well as providing a much-needed networking opportunity.

Here's to next year's meeting with a host of new societies and a full programme planned by the members.  If you would like to be a part of this exciting group and join us for the 2017 meeting, URSA joining details are here.

To include your event here, please contact


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