8 May 2017

‘The Dundee Years: Dr Saleyha Ahsan’ – 13th May

Dr Saleyha Ahsan, a Dundee medical graduate whose career has taken her to our TV and film screens will return to the University to give the last of this year’s Saturday Evening Lectures. Dr Ahsan graduated from the School of Medicine at Dundee in 2006 after serving with the Royal Army Medical Corps in Bosnia. In fact she was the first British Muslim woman to graduate from the royal military academy Sandhurst as an army officer. As well as her work as an A&E doctor Dr Ahsan has forged a career in television, having appeared on ‘Trust Me I’m A Doctor’ and ‘The One Show&rsquo...

‘The Dundee Years: Dr Saleyha Ahsan’ – 13th May

8 May 2017

University earns renewed Athena SWAN award

The University of Dundee’s work in advancing gender equality across the institution has earned another Bronze Athena SWAN award from the Equality Challenge Unit for the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine and Nursing & Health Sciences. The Athena SWAN Awards recognise commitment and success in developing practices to support gender equality in academia. ECU’s expanded Athena SWAN Charter now covers Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) and Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Business and Law (AHSSBL), subjects, academic, professional and support staff, and trans ...

University earns renewed Athena SWAN award

5 May 2017

Independent films from China to get Dundee screening

A selection of films by award-winning Chinese filmmaker Zhao Dayong are to be screened by the University of Dundee. The Centrespace Gallery will be showing four of Dayong’s internationally celebrated films from Monday, 15th May. The screenings of Street Life (2006), Ghost Town (2008), The High Life (2010) and Shadow Days (2013) have been curated by Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design’s Cooper Gallery as part of the city wide cultural festival, Ignite Dundee 2017. Sophia Hao, curator of Cooper Gallery said, “Zhao Dayong’s work in documentary and feature films explore the...

Independent films from China to get Dundee screening

3 May 2017

Computing Degree Show 2017

Innovative and thought-provoking work produced by software engineers, games developers, computer programmers, tech entrepreneurs and other digital pioneers from the University of Dundee will go on display this week. The Computing Degree Show 2017, taking place at the University’s Queen Mother Building, celebrates the creative talent of almost 50 students about to complete the final year of their undergraduate courses. The students will be on hand to demonstrate their work at the invite-only opening to the show on Friday, 5th May. An exhibition of posters produced by students to represent their work o...

Computing Degree Show 2017

2 May 2017

Breast cancer trial to be led by Dundee researchers

A new scheme will reduce women’s risk of developing breast cancer by helping them lose weight and become more active. The £1 million pilot scheme, funded by the Scottish Government, will be led by the University of Dundee as a research trial and supported by the charity Breast Cancer Now. Women aged over 50 attending their routine breast screening appointments will be asked to take part in the trial, ActWELL, which will run in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Breast Cancer Now is looking for 24 volunteers to train as lifestyle coaches to support the trial. They will work with women to h...

Breast cancer trial to be led by Dundee researchers