1 Apr 2015

Design In Business: The Scottish Design Summit 2015

Some of the world’s most innovative thinkers on design – and how it can impact on businesses at all levels – will share their experiences at this year’s Scottish Design Summit. `Design in Business: The Scottish Design Summit 2015’ is organised by the University of Dundee-led Design In Action project and takes place in Edinburgh from May 21st to 23rd. It will look into the future of design with keynote speakers including the `Willy Wonka of design and science’ Nelly Ben Hayoun, and the award-winning designer and entrepreneur Roland Lamb. The Summit brings together designe...

1 Apr 2015

BBSRC Innovation Award for Professor Andrew Hopkins

Professor Andrew Hopkins, of the College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee, has been named Commercial Innovator of the Year at the BBSRC (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council) 2015 Innovator of the Year Awards. Professor Hopkins won the award at a ceremony in London last night (March 31st).  He was nominated for his pioneering work in algorithmic drug design. Andrew is the founder and CEO of ex scientia, a University of Dundee spin-out company which is pioneering medicines tailored to polypharmacology for a wide range of human diseases where improved efficacy is required. ...

1 Apr 2015

‘Colour Decoding’ – new exhibition at Lamb Gallery

A new exhibition that opens in the University of Dundee’s Lamb Gallery this Saturday promises to provide visitors with a blast of colour, thought they are advised to display particular caution around one of the exhibits – a jar of dried cow’s urine. ‘Colour Decoding’ explores the theme of colour in both art and science and contrasts to mono 68, an exhibition of black-and-white images of Dundee’s past that has just finished its run at the Lamb Gallery. Using objects and artworks from the University’s Museum Collections, ‘Colour Decoding’ highlights the w...

‘Colour Decoding’ – new exhibition at Lamb Gallery

31 Mar 2015

Dundee students bring fresh insights to improving NHS outpatient care

Five design students from the University of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design have been attending an exclusive two-day event in Edinburgh focusing on revolutionising the outpatient experience in NHS Scotland with the support of digital technology. This is the result of a pilot initiative between the college and the Digital Health Institute (DHI) to involve students in one of their innovation calls and benefit from their fresh thinking. The Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE) has been driving student involvement in this important project. SIE ran a workshop on 27 February ...

31 Mar 2015

DUSA TV named NaSTA Best Broadcaster

Dundee University Students’ Association’s DUSA TV has been crowned Best Broadcaster of 2015 at the 42nd National Student Television Association (NaSTA) awards conference in Preston.  Up against 44 other stations, DUSA TV won the most prestigious award of the conference, recognising it for the standard of content produced over the past year. The Best Broadcaster prize was judged by Shoshana Wilson, Global Acquisitions Director at Fox International Channels, who said that DUSA TV “showcased not just the club nights, but overall brilliance.” This year DUSA TV produced its 300th vi...

DUSA TV named NaSTA Best Broadcaster