30 Oct 2015

‘Imagine, Explore, Discover – Science at the University of Dundee’ – 4th to 22nd November

The ground-breaking science taking place at the University of Dundee will be celebrated at a series of public events in November. ‘Imagine, Explore, Discover – Science at the University of Dundee’ will showcase the research carried out at the University in creative ways that engage with audiences young and old. The programme will see 17 exhibitions, demonstrations, workshops, talks, open days and family events take place at the University and other venues in Dundee from Wednesday 4th to Sunday 22nd November. Members of the public will have the chance to visit the laboratories where leadin...

‘Imagine, Explore, Discover – Science at the University of Dundee’ – 4th to 22nd November

29 Oct 2015

Flush away exclusion by spending a penny

University of Dundee-based charity PAMIS is inviting members of the public to flush away exclusion by spending a penny to support people with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and their families. The ‘Spend a Penny for PAMIS’ campaign will see individuals and workplaces across the country raise money and awareness of the group’s work during World Toilet Day on Thursday, 19th November. People with PMLD and their families face many barriers to accessing and participating in the community. PAMIS works on a number of fronts to enable inclusion and improve their quality of lif...

Flush away exclusion by spending a penny

28 Oct 2015

‘Seeing through the see-through’ – new exhibition at LifeSpace

The stem cells of fruit flies and the behaviour of slime mould are among the unusual inspirations for work featuring in the newest exhibition at the University of Dundee’s LifeSpace Science Art Research Gallery. ‘Seeing through the see-through’ opens at LifeSpace on Thursday, 29th October and features work created through its first artist-in-residence programme. Mat Fleming, a filmmaker and artist based in Newcastle, has been travelling to Dundee regularly over the past seven months to undertake a residency funded by the Leverhulme Trust within the prestigious Dundee Imaging Facility at t...

‘Seeing through the see-through’ – new exhibition at LifeSpace

27 Oct 2015

Dundee researchers recognised among top young scientists in Europe

Two researchers from the University of Dundee have been recognised as rising stars in European sciences after being named EMBO Young Investigators. Dr Yogesh Kulathu and Dr Robert Ryan, both based in the School of Life Sciences at the University, are among 23 young researchers from across Europe to be selected to join the prestigious network. “We welcome these young scientists to our growing network,” says Gerlind Wallon, Manager of the Young Investigator Programme. “The status of Young Investigator offers them recognition and access to a network of their peers in Europe." The programme t...

27 Oct 2015

University pledges to support care leavers

Professor Sir Pete Downes, Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of Dundee, will this week pledge the institution’s support for young people brought up in care. He will sign up for the ‘Pledge to Listen’ campaign ahead of a special Care Leavers Lecture, which will take place at the University’s Dalhousie Building on Friday, 30th October. The campaign is run by Who Cares? Scotland. WCS are also hosting the lecture, which will be attended by representatives of dozens of organisations from across the country. Pledge to Listen directly tackles discrimination and stigma faced b...

University pledges to support care leavers