Biomedical Teaching Organisation

Teaching excellence

The Biomedical Teaching Organisation has won awards for our peer support programme Academic Families and we are constantly developing our knowledge and implementation of teaching excellence through our networks and fora.


Teaching in action with Dr Simon Riley

Dr Simon Riley discusses active, student-centred teaching in Biomedical Sciences.





The Biomedical Teaching Organisation is an award-winning provider of teaching excellence and student support.

BMTO Teaching Network

Our active teaching network is open to all staff and PhD students in Biomedical Sciences and offers opportunities to discuss teaching related topics, and share experiences and best practice.

Biomedical Sciences Learning and Teaching Forum

The Biomedical Sciences Learning and Teaching Forum is a day of talks by University of Edinburgh staff and guests to share good teaching practice.

Case studies and initiatives

There are a wide range of activities going on across the University to improve the student experience. We would like to share some examples of good practice within Biomedical Sciences.

Knowledge exchange and development

Teaching excellence, networking and knowledge exchange, and good practice.

Most Distinguished Scholar Prize-winners

Every year, the top undergraduate student in their course class is awarded the Deanery of Biomedical Sciences Most Distinguished Scholar Prize.

Teaching tools

Learning technology and administration tool to help staff manage support for students.