Clinical Surgery

Oluseye A. Ogunbayo

Dr Oluseye A. Ogunbayo is the Deputy Programme Director supporting the online Masters programmes delivered in partnership between the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and is the lead for the Edinburgh Surgery Online global outreach strategy.

Dr Oluseye Ogunbayo

Deputy Programme Director for ChM General Surgery, ESO Lead for Outreach Strategy

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Edinburgh Surgery Online
Rooms G10/G11
Simon Laurie House
196 Canongate

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Dr Ogunbayo has a background in academic research, having completed a PhD in Bio-membranes, Cell signalling and Enzymology in 2008, followed by over 10 years of post-doctoral research in Cellular Pharmacology. In the 19 years of his career, Dr Ogunbayo has engaged in and supported education, learning, training, research and development in higher education in the UK and overseas, and has continued to expand his knowledge and experience in Biosciences and Pharmacology. He was a Lecturer at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria; Visiting Lecturer at the Department of Nursing and Women’s Health, Birmingham City University; Honorary Research Associate, at the School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham; Associate Research Fellow, at the School of Chemical Sciences & Pharmacy, University of East Anglia, Norwich; and Post-doctoral Research Fellow, at the Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh. Dr Ogunbayo is a Chartered Scientist, a Fellow of the IBMS & the Higher Education Academy, and an online mentor of third world Postgraduate students appointed by the Biochemical Society (Scientific global mentoring bonds).

In August 2018, Dr Ogunbayo joined the Department of Clinical Surgery as the lead for the Edinburgh Surgery Online global outreach strategy, to support the Online Masters programmes.


2017- Present       Member, Society of Ordained Scientists  

2017- Present        Fellow, Higher Education Academy

2016- Present        Chartered Scientist, The Institute of Biomedical science

2015- Present        Fellow, The Institute of Biomedical science

2015- Present        Member, Federation of European Biochemical Societies

2010- Present        Member, The Physiological Society

2006- Present     Member, The Biochemical society


Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) - June 2022


A list of Oluseye Ogunbayo publications can be found by clicking on the below PDF.