29 Apr 2015

Dundee forensics experts join `Waterloo Uncovered’ project

Waterloo Uncovered, a landmark archaeological project to explore the battlefield of Waterloo has broken ground in its exploration of the historic site. The team, which uniquely includes international archaeologists, British veterans and, some still serving in the Coldstream Guards, has been working on site at Waterloo on the project’s first excavations. Through a combination of Geo-physical survey work by the Ghent University’s Department of Soil Management, metal detecting and a series of test trenches, the Waterloo Uncovered team has started to explore the area of a former wood that dominated...

28 Apr 2015

University of Dundee receives Leaders of a Living Planet Award from WWF

The University of Dundee has received the Leaders of a Living Planet Award from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The award was made at the 7th World Water Forum in Deagu, South Korea, and recognises the contribution to conservation of the natural world and sustainable development made by the University’s Centre for Water, Policy and Science. The actions of institutions and individuals recognised as Leaders for a Living Planet are intended as inspiring examples of environmental leadership and as having demonstrated responsibility to protect the environment.  Other winners of the award include Kofi ...

University of Dundee receives Leaders of a Living Planet Award from WWF

28 Apr 2015

Dundee among world’s best in subject rankings

The University of Dundee features among the world’s elite higher education institutions in this year’s QS World University Rankings© by Subject, published on 29th April 2015. Ranked in the World’s Top 1 per cent, Art & Design, Biological Sciences and Education at Dundee are in the World’s Top 100, Medicine and Pharmacology feature in the Top 150, and English Language & Literature is in the Top 250 institutions worldwide. This is the first time that Art & Design and English Language & Literature have been included in the QS Rankings and Dundee has made an immedia...

Dundee among world’s best in subject rankings

27 Apr 2015

University welcomes Indian delegation

A delegation of senior representatives from one of India’s premier healthcare, academic and research institutions is visiting the University of Dundee this week to explore possibilities of developing closer links between the two institutions. The visit from Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University (SBV) in Pondicherry follows a similar trip made to India by staff from the School of Medicine at Dundee in January. The Indian delegation will visit facilities in Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification over the course of their time at Dundee. “We are delighted to wel...

27 Apr 2015

‘The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and The Secret History of Wonderland’ – Saturday, 2nd May

The 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, one of the world’s most famous and best loved children’s books, will be celebrated at the University of Dundee this Saturday. Professor Robert Douglas Fairhurst will explore Lewis Carroll’s life and his masterpiece at the next instalment of the Saturday Evening Lecture series from 6pm at the University’s Dalhousie Building, Old Hawkhill. The event will be preceded by a family fun day with an Alice in Wonderland theme at the same venue from 2-4pm. Professor Fairhurst is author of ‘The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll...

‘The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and The Secret History of Wonderland’ – Saturday, 2nd May