1 Jul 2016

Professor Steele appointed Chair of UK Screening Committee

Professor Bob Steele, of the University of Dundee, has been appointed as the independent Chair of the UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC), the body which advises Ministers and the NHS in all four countries about all aspects of screening policy. Professor Steele is one of the UK’s leading authorities on cancer screening, which plays a vital role in detecting the disease in its earliest stages and increasing survival rates. His main interest is colorectal cancer and he is Director of the Scottish Colorectal Cancer Screening Programme, having acted as clinical lead for the UK demonstration pilot th...

Professor Steele appointed Chair of UK Screening Committee

30 Jun 2016

Scenic sights on show at University

A selection of scenic views by celebrated Scottish and English landscape painters from the early 19th century until the present day will go on display at the University of Dundee tomorrow. The exhibition, entitled ‘Scenic’, will be on display at the Tower Foyer Gallery. It includes previously unseen works by artists such as William York Macgregor, celebrated as the founding father of the Glasgow Boys, and Charlotte Nasmyth, a rare example of a highly successful female painter in the 19th century. Curator Matthew Jarron explained, “We are proudly showcasing some of the University’s e...

Scenic sights on show at University

27 Jun 2016

EU Referendum message from the Principal

The result of the EU Referendum will undoubtedly have implications for higher education but no matter what comes in the future we will ensure that our University continues to be an international one, with staff and students from across the EU and beyond. Dundee is an international university, welcoming students and staff from around the world to Scotland. We currently host students from three-quarters of all the countries in the world and last week we were joined for Graduation by students and families from as far afield as China, North America and Africa. And, of course, hundreds of graduates from across ...

EU Referendum message from the Principal

27 Jun 2016

EU Referendum message from the Principal

The result of the EU Referendum will undoubtedly have implications for higher education but no matter what comes in the future we will ensure that our University continues to be an international one, with staff and students from across the EU and beyond. Dundee is an international university, welcoming students and staff from around the world to Scotland. We currently host students from three-quarters of all the countries in the world and last week we were joined for Graduation by students and families from as far afield as China, North America and Africa. And, of course, hundreds of graduates from across ...

EU Referendum message from the Principal

27 Jun 2016

Jacqui Wood Cancer Centre opens doors to showcase world-leading work

The University of Dundee’s Division of Cancer Research will next week welcome visitors keen to hear about its pioneering work to the Jacqui Wood Cancer Centre. The Division is hosting an Open Day from 10am-3pm on Saturday, 2nd July to showcase its world-leading research from the bench to the bedside. Demonstrations, lab tours and talks from cancer researchers will introduce the variety of cancer-related activities taking place at the Centre, situated on the Ninewells Hospital estate. Dennis the Menace, the public face of the Ninewells Cancer Campaign, will welcome visitors to the Centre, and a variet...

Jacqui Wood Cancer Centre opens doors to showcase world-leading work