18 Jul 2017

Royal Society awards Francis Crick Medal and Lecture to Dundee researcher

Dr Miratul Muqit, of the University of Dundee, has been awarded the prestigious Francis Crick Medal and Lecture by the Royal Society in recognition of discoveries that have led to better understanding of the causes of Parkinson’s disease. Dr Miratul Muqit is a Consultant Neurologist and researcher at the MRC Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit (MRC-PPU) at the University. He is the first practicing clinician to receive the Crick Medal, one of the most prestigious awards in biological sciences. Francis Crick was one of the most significant scientists in the past century, working with James...

Royal Society awards Francis Crick Medal and Lecture to Dundee researcher

14 Jul 2017

£7m to establish Scotland-India partnership to tackle diabetes

The University of Dundee has been awarded a £7million grant from the National Institute of Health Research Global Health programme to establish a major new Scotland-India clinical partnership to combat diabetes. The NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Diabetes Outcomes Research project will see Dundee’s world leading expertise in the use of medical records to deliver improved care in diabetes `twinned’ with the large patient data set (covering over 400,000 Indian diabetic patients) collected by Dr Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centres, the largest clinical network of diabetes care i...

£7m to establish Scotland-India partnership to tackle diabetes

14 Jul 2017

Cooper Summer Residency goes digital

This year’s Cooper Summer Residency at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design will be unfolding online as writer and creator Seán Elder shares his work across the internet. Seán will be showcasing ‘Encountering’, an online art & critical writing project that will feature on the Cooper Gallery website and social media channels. The Birmingham-based writer and curator will reflect upon the key questions and debates raised by Cooper Gallery’s recent programme whilst intersecting them with his own research. Cooper Gallery curator Sophia Hao said, &ldquo...

Cooper Summer Residency goes digital

11 Jul 2017

Students head to the Edinburgh Fringe for 21st year

Students from the University of Dundee will be treading the boards once again at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Members of LIP Theatre Company will take on two plays this August, in what will be their 21st year at the popular event. Both plays have also been written by students themselves. ‘Open Heart Surgery’ opens on Friday, 4th August and is about a relationship counsellor who is attempting to help her first ever same-sex clients. Their second play, ‘Size Matters’, focuses on Jim Arrandale, a former household name. He is trying to make a comeback but no one wants to...

Students head to the Edinburgh Fringe for 21st year

11 Jul 2017

Aviva Scholarship to assist students from Asia

The University of Dundee is one of eleven leading universities in the UK to partner with Aviva in a new international scholarship programme which aims to promote British education in Asia, and assist outstanding students in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam to further their studies at leading UK universities. Applications open in September 2017 alongside the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) process, and the first group of scholars is expected to matriculate in autumn 2018. The programme is open for Aviva customers in Asia and their children for the duration of al...

Aviva Scholarship to assist students from Asia