4 Oct 2017

Careers Service rated amongst country’s best

Students at the University of Dundee have ranked their Careers Service as among the best in the UK. Dundee came 3rd in the Career Services 2017 Awards operated by StudentCrowd, an online platform for students to review all aspects of their university experience. More than 7,000 students from across the UK were surveyed over the past year. The University’s Careers Service offers a range of employability modules which students can take alongside their degree subjects. The latest accolade comes on the back of Dundee’s success at the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services awards earlier ...

Careers Service rated amongst country’s best

3 Oct 2017

Centenary celebrations for seminal ‘On Growth and Form’

The University of Dundee will pay tribute to the hugely influential biologist and mathematician D’Arcy Thompson with a packed programme of events celebrating the 100th anniversary of his seminal book, ‘On Growth and Form’. The book has inspired scientists, artists and thinkers as diverse as Alan Turing, Richard Dawkins and Claude Lévi Strauss. The evolutionary biologist, Stephen Jay Gould, referred to the book as being “the greatest work of prose in twentieth century science.” To mark the centenary there will be a number of events taking place at Dundee and also at the ...

Centenary celebrations for seminal ‘On Growth and Form’

2 Oct 2017

‘The Secret Life’ in the Internet Age – Thursday 5 October

Reality and identity in the Internet Age will be explored by one of the UK’s foremost contemporary writers at a free Dundee Literary Festival event this week. Andrew O'Hagan, described as one of his generation's most exciting and most serious chroniclers of contemporary Britain, will be discussing his latest book, ‘The Secret Life: Three True Stories’ at the University of Dundee’s D’Arcy Thompson lecture Theatre on Thursday 5 October. ‘The Secret Life’ sees the author investigate the porous border between cyberspace and the real world. The first of the stories cent...

‘The Secret Life’ in the Internet Age – Thursday 5 October

2 Oct 2017

Dundee joins £2.85m PhD scheme to tackle AMR

In response to the urgent and global threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the Medical Research Foundation (MRF), the charitable foundation of the Medical Research Council, has invested £2.85million in delivering the UK’s first nationwide PhD training programme to focus on this major health challenge. Antibiotics transformed healthcare in the 20th century and are still considered one of greatest medical achievements of the era. Today, we still rely on antibiotics to treat everything from minor cuts to life-threatening bacterial infections and to prevent infection after surgery. These drugs ...

Dundee joins £2.85m PhD scheme to tackle AMR

28 Sep 2017

Fellowship honour for Professor Annalu Waller

A University of Dundee computer scientist who has dedicated her career to helping people with complex communication needs connect with the world around them has been honoured for her work. Professor Annalu Waller, Chair of Human Communication Technologies, has been made an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists. She has been based at the University since 1989 and has helped established Dundee’s reputation as one of the world’s leading centres for research into augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) technologies. Professor Waller works closely with child...

Fellowship honour for Professor Annalu Waller