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Dr Scott Border Bsc (Hons), PhD

Principal Teaching Fellow in Anatomy

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Dr Scott Border is Principal Teaching Fellow in Anatomy within Medicine at the University of Southampton.

An anatomist with an academic background combining human biology and psychology. His research background is in behavioural neuroscience and regenerative medicine. Previous research projects have focused on the neural correlates of learning & memory, and investigating brain changes resulting from environmental enrichment.

Appointments held

Lecturer in human physiology, Oxford Brookes University 2004-2006

Senior Teaching Fellow in Anatomy 2006-present

Research interests

In anatomy, the most recent research activities have focused on skull morphology and middle meningeal artery variation. Other work has included an investigation into forearm damage during radial fixation after distal radial fracture.

In medical education a current project is focussing on students attitudes towards small group teaching in anatomy and pathology.


Primary Care, Population Sciences and Medical Education

Scott Border is the anatomy course leader for the Nervous and Locomotor systems 2 course in Semester 3 of the BM5 medical curriculum. He coordinates the Foundations of Medicine course in Semester 1 and is the deputy Semester 1 coordinator. He supervises SSU anatomy projects and fourth year Bmedsci students in both anatomy and medical education. He also makes teaching contributions to the BM4 and BM6 courses.

Member of the British Association of Clinical Anatomists
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

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Specialist area of interest is neuroanatomy/physiology and head and neck anatomy. Scholarly activity includes developing e-learning and peer teaching.

Dr Scott Border
Centre for Learning Anatomical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, AB84, level B, South academic block, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK

Room Number: SGH/AB84

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