Discovery Day 2013 took place on Friday 11th January 2013 with short talks from our eight new professors and four of our award winning teachers and communicators.
A large audience gathered to here talks on the care of premature babies, medical education, the history of printing, solar physics, architecture and concluded with a talk from the winners of the 2013 Stephen Fry Award for Excellence for Public Engagement - the team behind the excellent 'In Memoriam' publication, which tells the stories of the people who have donated or intend to donate their bodies to medical science.
Discovery Days continued to showcase our outstanding teaching practice as winners of this year's teaching awards discuss their work. Speakers include a partnership between Lynn Boyle (School of Education) and Christine Kingsley (Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design) who won the Senate Award for Excellence in teaching. Also showcased, were the UK's First Zero-Energy House - Winners of the Honorary Graduates' Award for Innovative teaching and a talk from Dr Jon Dowell on how the University selects our medical students.
If you missed the event or want to refresh your memory, please view videos from Discovery Day 2013 here.
Click here to download the Discovery Day 2013 full programme
Charles McKean slides - mckean_discoverydays.ppt
Discovery Days 2012 began on Thursday 12 January with talks on medical education, transitions and accountancy and concluded with a talk from Prof. Steve Parkes on how Dundee research has putting and keeping rockets in space and vehicles on planets.
Friday 13th January brought a further feast of academic excellence covering a diverse range of subjects including climate change, forensics, law, medicine, physics, dentistry, civil engineering and computing.
Discovery Days continued to showcase our outstanding teaching practice as winners of this year's teaching awards discuss their work. Speakers include teams from Teaching Qualification for Further Education and Design Studies at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, winners and highly-commended respectively, of the University's Honorary Graduates Award for Innovative Teaching.