10 Sep 2015

Dundee students among `leading creative thinkers’ at Undergraduate Awards

Students from across the University of Dundee have been highly commended and listed among the `leading creative thinkers’ in the annual Undergraduate Awards. Eight students from Dundee – representing disciplines across the University - have been shortlisted for the awards, with winners announced at the UA Global Summit in Dublin in November. They are (categories in brackets): Alexandru Iliescu and Rachael Delaney (Law) Marianne White (Nursing & Midwifery) Matei Agavriloaei (Life Sciences) Fraser Logan and Thalea Turowski  (Politics & International Relations) Kerry Quinn (Education...

9 Sep 2015

Chaplaincy Opening Service – 15th September

The University of Dundee will hold its traditional Opening Service next week. Students, staff and other members of the University community will come together next week for the event, which takes place at the University Chaplaincy at 5.15pm on Tuesday, 15th September. The non-denominational service takes place at the start of each academic year. Professor Pete Downes, Principal of the University, and the Rev Dr Fiona Douglas, University Chaplain, invite all students and staff, and their family and friends to join them for this service and reception.   For media enquiries contact: Grant Hill Press Offi...

Chaplaincy Opening Service – 15th September

9 Sep 2015

‘Scotland's Referendum: One Year On’ – 21st September

It was the most momentous political event in Scotland’s history and the University of Dundee’s Five Million Questions (5MQ) initiative is set to revisit the Independence Referendum with a panel discussion to mark the first anniversary of the vote. ‘Scotland's Referendum: One Year On’ takes place at the University’s Dalhousie Building at 6pm on Monday, 21st September. A panel comprising BBC Scotland Political Editor Brian Taylor, Political Commentator David Torrance and Nicola McEwen, Professor of Politics at the University of Edinburgh, will reflect on the 12 months since the ...

‘Scotland's Referendum: One Year On’ – 21st September

9 Sep 2015

Dundee lends eHealth expertise to Europe-wide hypertension project

The University of Dundee is contributing its internationally renowned expertise in eHealth and informatics to a major Europe-wide research project to improve diagnosis and therapeutic care for primary and secondary forms of arterial hypertension. ENS@T-HT is a five-year European H2020 research project, co-ordinated by Paris-based Inserm, created to tackle these issues. It has funds of up €7.6m and involves 13 academic institutions from France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Australia, and the United Kingdom, including the University of Dundee. Hypertension affects up to 45% of the general population...

8 Sep 2015

‘Struggle and Revolution in the USA’s Criminal “Injustice” System’ – civil rights campaigner to visit Dundee

Civil rights campaigner Robert King, who spent 29 years in solitary confinement as a result of a miscarriage of justice, will visit the University of Dundee next week to talk about what he sees as injustice and prejudice built into the US penal system. At a time when the Black Lives Matter campaign has focused the world’s media attention on alleged institutional racism of America’s criminal justice system, Robert King will draw on his own extraordinary experiences as one member of the ‘Angola 3’ to explore the country’s racial, social and political context. He will be appearin...

‘Struggle and Revolution in the USA’s Criminal “Injustice” System’ – civil rights campaigner to visit Dundee