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

27 Apr 2017

‘Meet the Dundee Degree Show Artists & Designers’– Dundee Arts Cafe on May 2nd.

Five graduating art, design and architecture students will get the chance to talk about their work at the next Dundee Arts Café. They will be at The McManus Galleries on Tuesday, 2nd May to highlight their work that will be on display at this year’s University of Dundee Art, Design & Architecture Degree Show. Each year The Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design’s Matthew and Crawford Buildings are transformed into Scotland’s largest exhibition space to showcase the work of over 350 students. For 10 days, starting from Saturday, 20th May, visitors will have an opportu...

‘Meet the Dundee Degree Show Artists & Designers’– Dundee Arts Cafe on May 2nd.

27 Apr 2017

Wellcome backs Dundee and GSK in neglected diseases drug quest

The University of Dundee has been awarded £7.9 million by the Wellcome Trust for a joint project with GSK (GlaxoSmithKline) to boost efforts to find new drugs to treat some of the world’s most devastating parasitic diseases - visceral and cutaneous leishmaniasis, and Chagas’ disease. These neglected diseases cause substantial suffering and an estimated 60,000 deaths annually world-wide. The funding will enable the established Dundee/GSK team to continue their work to develop novel drugs to treat these diseases over the next five years. It follows the announcement of £13.6 million fr...

Wellcome backs Dundee and GSK in neglected diseases drug quest

26 Apr 2017

Dundee ranked in UK’s top 30 in new Complete University Guide

The University of Dundee has risen six places in the Complete University Guide league table and now sits 29th in the UK in the 2018 rankings. Dundee has climbed 20 places in the survey since 2015 and the University features in the UK’s Top Ten for six of the subjects it teaches in this year’s guide. The rise reflects Dundee’s strong performance across a range of indicators. This latest accolade comes on the back of Dundee being ranked as the top young university in the UK and one of the best young higher education institutions in the world. The University has been named The Times & Su...

Dundee ranked in UK’s top 30 in new Complete University Guide