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Latest news about the magazine. 

RUMS Review is recruiting! Join our 2017/18 team here

18/07/17

Find out more about the available positions and why you should join our editorial team here.

 

RUMS Review Vol.2 No.3 Surgical Issue Out Now​​

31/05/2017
 
The next isssue of RUMS Review is out now! Click on the image to read. 
 

RUMS Review Vol.2 No.2 Surgical Issue Out Now

07/02/2017
 
The next isssue of RUMS Review is out now! Click on the image to read. 
 

RUMS Review Vol.2 No.1 Global Health Issue Out Now

03/10/2016
 
The next isssue of RUMS Review is out now! Click on the image to read. 
 

RUMS Review Needs You

18/07/2016
 
*Extended Deadline*Interested in becoming a member of the editorial team? More places are now available. [...]
 

RUMS Review 2016 Summer Edition Out Now

16/05/2016

Highlights include: 
- A career in sports and exercise medicine with Dr Dan Broman 
- Life after medical school with UCL graduate Dr Patrice Baptiste 
- Interview with Professor Hugh Montgomery, UCL alumnus and director of the IHHP
- Demystifying medical school and the MBPhD programme 
- RUMS MSA progress reports[...]

 

 

AGM Results 2016

24/03/2016
 
AGM results from each RUMS sport and society [...]
 

UH Match Report 2016

22/03/2016
 
A whole year had gone by since that tremendous victory over Mary’s at Ealing Trailfinder’s ground. The victory was all the more momentous for RUMS as they had not reached the UH final in over a decade and not won the competition since 1887. When RUMS emerged victorious after 20-6 win, cries of ‘Middle Middle Middle’ shook even the head of Jeremy Bentham himself in the Huntley. [...]
 

RUMS Review Shortlisted for Best Newcomer 

02/03/2016
 
RUMS Review has been shortlisted for Best Newcomer Publication in the national Student Publication Association Awards, which aims to recognise high quality student publications which are no older than 3 years old. . [...]
 

RUMS Review Needs You

02/03/2016
 
Interested in becoming a member of the editorial team? Applications for next years editorial team are now open. [...]
 

UCL Dementia Game Press Launch 

29/04/2016
 
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: There are 47 million people living with dementia worldwide, with a new case discovered every 3 seconds. What if we could create a game capable of significantly advancing our understanding of the human brain, and ultimately of a condition we know so little about? [...]
 

Volunteers Needed 

24/02/2016
 
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the main cause of blindness in the Western World in people over 55 years. Protein deposits between the blood circulation and the retina are a major risk factor in AMD. Complement factor H in blood normally regulates inflammatory processes. The common Tyr402His polymorphism in Factor H is a major genetic risk factor in AMD. We wish to purify Factor H from individuals who have two copies of either the Tyr402 or His402 genes so that we can work out its biochemical properties. [...]
 

SPRING ISSUE OUT NOW

02/02/2016
 
Collect free from the Cruciform, Royal free or Whittington libraries or read online below. 
 
- Exclusive interview with UCLMS alumnus and Director of the Wellcome Trust Jeremy Farrar.
- Out of hours with Dr Sandra Martelli. 
- Sir Mark Pepys on Amyloidosis. 
- In focus: Bill Smith's match report. 
- Articles on medical policy, quality improvement, depression and the junior doctor contract dispute.

Junior Doctors Strike for the First Time in 40 Years 

12/01/2016
 
As the dust settles this evening in the midst of the first junior doctor strike in forty years, people around the country will become aware – perhaps for the first time – of the two year dispute that has accumulated in such radical action [...]

Dr Jeeves Wijesuriya Talks About Contract Days Before Strike 

11/01/2016
 
In the lead up to the first of 3 planned strikes, Dr Jeeves Wijesuriya, GP registrar and deputy chair of north thames, talks to RUMS Review about the current state of negotiations and how medical students can support junior doctors and nurses.

Nurses Protest Over Government's Proposed Bursary Cut

09/01/2016
 
Nurses and doctors were out in force today as they attended a protest march from St Thomas’ Hospital to Downing Street. The protest was over the recent government plans to raise nursing tuition fees to £9,000 per year, in conjunction with replacing their NHS bursary with loans [...]

Nursing Professionals Win Two Accolades at Nursing Times Awards

01/01/2016
 
This year’s Nursing Times Awards honoured the innovation and excellence of the nursing team at the Royal Free London Foundation Trust. Two awards were bestowed upon the team recognising their dedicated efforts in providing outstanding care to the community.
 
The High Level Isolation Unit (HLIU) Nursing Team at the Royal Free were the proud recipients of a Special Recognition Award, a commendation for the [...]

RUMS Review Book Review Features on the Back of the sBMJ

20/12/2015
 
The review of the new  Eureka series: Physiology by Jake Mann and David Marples has recently featured [...]

Congratulations to Katie! 

14/12/2015
 
Third year medical student and RUMS Review book editor has recently become a student blogger [...]