Nicholas Raison
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Research interests

Engineering and an Honorary Consultant Urological Surgeon at King’s College Hospital. Nicholas has a specialist clinical in interest in functional, reconstructive and neuro-urology.


He completed his medical training at Imperial College London then undertook higher surgical and specialist urology training in the London deanery. During his training Nicholas was awarded the Vattikuti research fellowship and a prestigious NIHR academic clinical fellowship. He completed his Phd with Professor Prokar Dasgupta at Kings College London and Guys Hospital. His doctoral thesis evaluated the role of simulation for robotic surgical training, entitled the MARS project (the Multi-institutional validation and Assessment of training modalities in Robotic Surgery).


Nicholas’ research focuses on improving outcomes in surgical education through innovation. He was awarded the John Blandy prize for his study on the role of mental imagery for technical and non-technical training in robotics. Nicholas has a particular interest in non-technical skills and chairs the European Association of Urology working group for non-technical skills training.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Urology, Doctor of Philosophy

External positions

Honorary Consultant Urological Surgeon, King's College Hospital

8 May 2023 → …


  • RD Surgery
  • R Medicine (General)


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