20 Mar 2015

Deputy First Minister to discuss innovation and entrepreneurship on stream

Deputy First Minister John Swinney MSP will be discussing innovation and entrepreneurship next week at an event that will be streamed live at the University of Dundee. The talk, organised by Informatics Ventures, will be screened at the Dalhousie Building, Old Hawkhill, from 6-8.30pm on Tuesday, 24th March. LIVE:iVTuesday will see Mr Swinney address a large crowd in several venues across the country about the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship to Scotland’s economy. Informatics Ventures is a knowledge exchange program that runs across Scotland and helps foster innovation and entrepreneursh...

Deputy First Minister to discuss innovation and entrepreneurship on stream

20 Mar 2015

Dundee nominated in Whatuni Student Choice Awards

The University of Dundee has been shortlisted in two categories at the 2015 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. Over the past year, more than 20,000 students across the UK have cast their opinions for the next Whatuni Student Rankings. The rankings are based on averages taken from thousands of reviews submitted by students and, with the results now having been tallied, Dundee is in the running for two awards – Clubs & Societies and Student Union. The new rankings offer prospective students an unbiased, student-led alternative to traditional university ranking systems. This year 20,000 reviews were cou...

Dundee nominated in Whatuni Student Choice Awards

19 Mar 2015

`My Diabetes My Way’ wins top UK award

An innovative project which allows people with diabetes across Scotland electronic access to their medical records has been recognised with a top UK award. `My Diabetes My Way’, a project led by the University of Dundee and NHS Scotland, has been named winner of the Education and Self-Management Award at the Diabetes UK Annual Professional Conference. `My Diabetes My Way’ offers people with diabetes anywhere in Scotland online access to their medical records. In addition to explaining all of the clinical measurements that are presented, personalised and tailored information helps people underst...

19 Mar 2015

Scotland’s superhero to return at DeeCon 2015

Saltire, Scotland’s superhero, will make his return in a sequel to the acclaimed debut to be launched at DeeCon 2015, the country’s biggest free anime, animation and art convention. Saturday, 4th April will be a day of colour, fun and geekiness at Dundee University Students’ Association (DUSA) with film screenings, board and video game tournaments, stalls, exhibitions, demonstrations and industry presentations alongside the launch of Saltire: Annihilation Part Two. DEE-CON is organised predominantly by students and alumni of the University of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College o...

Scotland’s superhero to return at DeeCon 2015

19 Mar 2015

12-hour volleyball marathon to bring about ‘spike’ in coffers

The University of Dundee’s volleyball club will this week be setting, serving, digging, spiking and blocking for 12 hours straight. Members will be holding a 12-hour marathon volleyball fundraiser at the University’s Institute of Sport & Exercise (ISE) from 8am-8pm on Friday, 20th March. The funds raised will be split between the club and Dundee Disability Sports Centre. Club President Jamie Shannon said, “Ten committee members are forming a team that will be playing for the full 12 hours so we’ll need to be careful about our rotation of who is out there at any one time. We&rsqu...

12-hour volleyball marathon to bring about ‘spike’ in coffers