Running Club
Nov
14
1:00 PM13:00

Running Club

Midweek, midday; it’s always been a sleepy time for the medical school, but no more! This weekly event organised by the Sports Reps is a chance to unwind after morning lectures/ wake yourself up for afternoon work with a social run in University parks. 
We aim to accommodate runners of all abilities, from those going for a blue, to those running for the very first time. With this in mind, there are multiple routes available and there will always be someone to run with the last person, so don’t worry about being left behind- you won’t be!

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MedSoc Winter Ball - Northern Lights
Nov
16
to Nov 17

MedSoc Winter Ball - Northern Lights

  • MacDonald Randolph Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On Friday November 16th, join us at the MacDonald Randolph Hotel for an unforgettable night: Northern Lights.

We, the Oxford Medical Students' Society, invite you to join us from 7pm for our annual black tie Winter Ball, hosted every year in Michaelmas to delight medics and non-medics alike with a night of incredible food, drink, and music!

Stay tuned to this page for updates on our entz lineup and, most importantly, how to get your hands on tickets!

Please message Oxford MedSoc or email president@oxfordmedsoc.com if you have any questions at all. On behalf of all of committee, we look forward to seeing you there!

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Running Club
Nov
21
1:00 PM13:00

Running Club

Midweek, midday; it’s always been a sleepy time for the medical school, but no more! This weekly event organised by the Sports Reps is a chance to unwind after morning lectures/ wake yourself up for afternoon work with a social run in University parks. 
We aim to accommodate runners of all abilities, from those going for a blue, to those running for the very first time. With this in mind, there are multiple routes available and there will always be someone to run with the last person, so don’t worry about being left behind- you won’t be!

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Running Club
Nov
28
1:00 PM13:00

Running Club

Midweek, midday; it’s always been a sleepy time for the medical school, but no more! This weekly event organised by the Sports Reps is a chance to unwind after morning lectures/ wake yourself up for afternoon work with a social run in University parks. 
We aim to accommodate runners of all abilities, from those going for a blue, to those running for the very first time. With this in mind, there are multiple routes available and there will always be someone to run with the last person, so don’t worry about being left behind- you won’t be!

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Jan
24
7:00 PM19:00

Speaker Event: Frances Bu'lock

Dr. Frances Bu'lock is a consultant paediatric cardiologist at the East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre, having trained at both Oxford and Cambridge. In addition to her extensive research into congenital cardiology, she was part of the team that helped the first baby born with ectopia cordis to survive this condition, in which the heart is outside of the body, and has battled to keep Glenfield Hospital as a centre of excellence in the NHS. We are delighted to invite our members to hear from Dr. Bu'lock about her career path in cardiology and also her experiences of working in the NHS - we hope that you can join us for what promises to be a fascinating evening!

Exact time TBC

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Speaker Event: Hugh Montgomery
Feb
13
7:00 PM19:00

Speaker Event: Hugh Montgomery

Professor Hugh Montgomery is a consultant intensivist with many strings to his bow. As well as being a professor at UCL and practising as an intensivist at Whittington Hospital, he is extensively involved in research into human health and performance, which has led to him discovering the first "fitness gene" - an ACE allele variant - and also conducting research up Mount Everest! Professor Montgomery will be speaking to our members primarily about his work on the impacts of climate change on human health - we hope that you can join us for this exciting talk by a world-class physician and researcher!

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Beats Without Borders
Nov
12
to Nov 13

Beats Without Borders

Support STAR Oxford and head down to Fever for a boogie!

We are collaborating with STAR and Medicins Sans Frontieres to bring you a night of feel-good music at Fever, with all proceeds going directly to MSF and STAR

Tickets are £5 or £6 on the door.
Check out our pages to see the amazing community projects your money will be going to...
STAR Oxford - https://www.facebook.com/STAR.oxforduni/
MSF - https://www.facebook.com/medecinssansfrontieres/

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Arts Session - Cookie Decorating
Nov
7
1:00 PM13:00

Arts Session - Cookie Decorating

Sick of the digestive tract? Lectures not your speciali-tea? Want to swap your essay writing for colourful icing?

Come along to MedSoc biscuit decorating in the upper ground seminar room (floor 3!) for the ultimate arts/welfare event. There may even be a guest reappearance of colouring and origami….

No matter how much of a tough cookie you are, the hob-knobs of the world can sometimes get you down – people really do take the biscuit! So stave off the 5th week blues and express yourself through the medium of biscuit art – be there oreo’ll miss out!

PS If you’re heading to MedSoc running, join us after for some well-deserved snacks.

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Running Club
Nov
7
1:00 PM13:00

Running Club

  • Medical Sciences Teaching Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Midweek, midday; it’s always been a sleepy time for the medical school, but no more! This weekly event organised by the Sports Reps is a chance to unwind after morning lectures/ wake yourself up for afternoon work with a social run in University parks. 
We aim to accommodate runners of all abilities, from those going for a blue, to those running for the very first time. With this in mind, there are multiple routes available and there will always be someone to run with the last person, so don’t worry about being left behind- you won’t be!

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Running Club
Oct
31
1:00 PM13:00

Running Club

Midweek, midday; it’s always been a sleepy time for the medical school, but no more! This weekly event organised by the Sports Reps is a chance to unwind after morning lectures/ wake yourself up for afternoon work with a social run in University parks. 
We aim to accommodate runners of all abilities, from those going for a blue, to those running for the very first time. With this in mind, there are multiple routes available and there will always be someone to run with the last person, so don’t worry about being left behind- you won’t be!

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Epidemics and Global Health: David Heymann
Oct
30
5:00 PM17:00

Epidemics and Global Health: David Heymann

Join us in an event we are co-hosting with Oxford PPE Society - Professor David Heymann is kindly joining us from the London School of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene to speak on the future of disease epidemics in our changing world, and what this means for global health. He has a huge breadth of experience in the field of eradicating diseases and controlling new outbreaks, from working on smallpox in India to helping contain the recent Ebola outbreak. Join us for what is sure to be a fascinating talk, with the opportunity to ask questions afterwards!

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Social Frisbee Match
Oct
20
2:00 PM14:00

Social Frisbee Match

Liven up your Saturday with a laid-back game of ultimate frisbee! 
All abilities welcome, from those who have never heard of the game before to seasoned pros.
Please find below an outline of the basic rules (we will re-cap on the day!)

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Dissection Drinks
Oct
18
8:00 PM20:00

Dissection Drinks

Calling all medic freshers!! Dissection drinks is being brought to you! Get yourself down to Teddy Hall have some bodily fluid themed alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and use those muscles of mastication to get to know the rest of the freshers! It’s gonna be like your MMR vaccine...you won’t want to miss it!!!

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Speaker Event: Ben Goldacre
Jan
30
8:00 PM20:00

Speaker Event: Ben Goldacre

  • Blue Boar Lecture Theatre, Christchurch College (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A man who needs no introduction for many, Dr Goldacre is best known for his best-selling books 'Bad Science' and its follow-up, 'Bad Pharma'. Now a senior research fellow at Oxford's Centre of Evidence Based Medicine, he has had a wide-spanning academic career and is also a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He is a passionate advocate for Evidence-Based Medicine and has recently received an OBE in the New Year's Honours List 2018. Dr Goldacre will be dispelling some of the myths about 'bad science' and promises to be a fantastically engaging and interesting speaker.

Not one to be missed!

This event will be FREE for MedSoc members, and £3 for non-members.

There's also a Facebook event.

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