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The Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences recently announced the winners of its drawing competition for Year 6 pupils from local primary schools in Headington, Oxford.

The aim of the competition was to help children, teachers and parents think about what science and surgery mean to them in order to promote and develop an interest in science among younger children.

The overall winner was Kyann from St Nicholas' Primary School, who won an individual prize of a skeleton with removable organs and an additional prize of an educational anatomy model for the school.

Read more and view drawings (Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences website)

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