The Universitas 21 Health Sciences Group is a unique global university network of Health Sciences staff and students that includes members from 18 universities worldwide, and a collaborative group of Universitas 21.

We provide Health Sciences Faculty of member universities a framework for exploring opportunities for:

▶ collaborative research

▶ information exchange

▶ and sharing of resources.

Our group includes the discipline areas of Dentistry, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Pharmacy and Public Health.

As a collaborative network, we work together on numerous interdisciplinary projects and activities for both staff and students of relevance to the Health Sciences with a focus on global health issues.


U21 HSG Annual Meeting 2019 – Registration Open

Registration is now open for the U21 Health Sciences Group Annual Meeting 2019 hosted by the University of Glasgow on the 9th – 13th September 2019.

The theme of this year’s meeting is ‘Safe and Sound: Improving Healthcare Education’ and will include a focus on the Scottish approaches to healthcare improvement, as well as the methodology and benefits of research in the undergraduate curriculum. Issues of safety and wellbeing for our students will also be addressed.

Please click here to register online and for further details of the meeting, including an outline programme.

A full detailed programme will be added to the webpage and circulated nearer to the event.

Registration will close on Monday 12th August 2019.


U21 Health Sciences Group Teaching Excellence Award 2019

We are pleased to announce that the U21 Health Sciences Group Teaching Excellence Award 2019 is now open for applications.

The Award, aimed at junior to mid-career academics across the U21 HSG, is a way of celebrating and rewarding exceptional scholarship, particularly amongst research intensive universities.

Deadline: 17th June 2019

More details, including how universities can submit an application, can be found here.



Doctoral Student Forum 2019 - Call for Abstracts

The University of Glasgow is delighted to host the 2019 U21 Health Sciences Group Doctoral Student Forum, in conjunction with the U21 HSG Annual Meeting.

The forum will take place on Monday 9th September 2019 with themes of the international experience and transferability of doctoral training. Students from across the network are invited to present a summary of their research.

Closing date: 3rd June 2019

Find out more.

Keep in touch

College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 2TT

+44 (0)121 415 8830