Best Poster Prize Awarded to PhD Student
Congratulations to Professional Practice Fellow and PhD student Mr Vivek Perumal who was awarded a Best Poster prize at the 7th Asia Pacific Congress of Clinical Anatomists, held recently at the National University of Singapore. Vivek presented a poster on the anatomy of the fovea capitis of the femur, a topic that also forms part of his PhD study.
"cryptic female choice" controls reproductive success
Exciting research undertaken by Dr Patrice Rosengrave and Professor Neil Gemmell using the chinook salmon has shown that "cryptic female choice" contributes to reproductive success by boosting the success rate of fertilisation and enhancing the survival rate of embryos. This research was recently published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society.
App To Help Doctors Pass Exams
An App created by Dr Ali Mirjalili and illustrated by Graphic Artist Mr Robbie McPhee was recently launched on the App store. Entitled "Anatomy for GSSE", the App is a collection of questions and short notes to assist junior doctors and surgical trainees successfully sit their GSSE (Generic Surgical Sciences Examination) exams. A hard copy version will be published in May by PMPH, the People's Medical Publishing House, the largest Chinese Medical publishing company under the Chinese Ministry of Health.