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Local talent shapes Pears Cumbria School of Medicine development ahead of 2025 opening.

The team behind the development of the pioneering Pears Cumbria School of Medicine (PCSM) continues to expand, with local talent joining the team to shape its development and create the region’s first graduate-entry medical school, based in Carlisle.

Six of the latest new recruits are from Cumbria and are all excited to be part of a unique partnership that will see this bespoke, innovative and research-informed graduate-entry medical school open its doors in 2025.


Professor Brian Webster-Henderson OBE June 2024

University and nursing leader awarded OBE in King’s Birthday Honours

The University of Cumbria is thrilled to congratulate Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Brian Webster-Henderson who has been awarded an OBE in the King’s Birthday Honours.

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Recruitment launched to lead exciting £4.8m health research project

Work has begun to appoint the first roles to an exciting £4.8m scheme that will create a centre of excellence in research into local health-related issues affecting people in north and west Cumbria.