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Degree Committee for the Faculties of Clinical Medicine and Veterinary Medicine


  • Dr David Sargan, Veterinary Medicine, Chairman
  • Dr Katherine Beardsall, Paediatrics
  • Dr Barbara Blacklaws, Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr Raymond Budjoso, Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr Folma Buss, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
  • Professor Steve Charnock-Jones, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Dr Jeff Dalley, Psychiatry
  • Dr Fanni Gergely, CRUK CI
  • Dr John Gibson, Veterinary Medicine
  • Professor Jonathan Mant, Public Health and Primary Care
  • Dr Pietro Mastroeni, Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr Su Metcalfe, Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair
  • Professor Paul Pharoah, Public Health and Primary Care
  • Dr Anna Philpott, Oncology
  • Professor Chris Rudd, Faculty of Biology
  • Professor John Sinclair, Medicine
  • Professor Maria Spillantini, Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair
  • Dr Laurence Tiley, Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr Anne Dunbar-Nobes, Acting Secretary

All correspondence to be sent to Dr Anne Dunbar-Nobes 

Postal address:  Higher Degrees Office, University School of Clinical Medicine, Box 111, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0SP.


Meeting Schedule:

  • 23 September 2014
  • 28 October 2014
  • 25 November 2014
  • 20 January 2015
  • 17 February 2015
  • 24 March 2015
  • 21 April 2015
  • 26 May 2015
  • 16 June 2015

Meetings are held on Tuesdays at 4.15 pm in the School of Clinical Medicine. Paperwork for Committee consideration must be submitted to the Degree Committee Office at least one week in advance of the meeting.

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We are the largest centre for research and professionial training in the Life Sciences in the UK, offering a unique experience to a community of around 2000 postgraduate students spread across departments within the School of the Biological Sciences, School of Clinical Medicine and eleven University Partner Institutes in the Cambridge area.

Every year some of the world's brightest and most determined students are attracted by the opportunity to carry out research projects with renowned scientists in a vibrant, multidisciplinary environment at one of the world's most respected research-led universities.

The School co-ordinates funding opportunities within the Life Sciences for their postgraduate education, as well as ensuring students receive the highest quality supervision and training.