Business

Dr Rosa Michaelson helping to develop a new nationally significant collection

| Accounting, Business, General News, Finance, Marketing, Management, Economics

On Thursday, 10th December, Glasgow Women’s Library marked the 200th birthday of a celebrated female mathematician by opening its first section focusing on women in science and engineering.   Dr Rosa Michaelson, Honorary Fellow in the Accounting & Finance department, University of Dundee, is an expert on the history of women in science and engineering, and along with Dr Nina Baker, has donated her personal collection to the library and sponsored the shelves which will house the books and archives. This new section is in honour of Ada Lovelace, who is considered to be the world's first c...

CEPMLP

Philip Daniel appointed as Professor at CEPMLP

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Philip Daniel, a specialist on resource-rich economies, notably for oil, gas and mining taxation, has been appointed as Professor at CEPMLP.  As a member of the Centre's global faculty, Mr Daniel will co-supervise the doctoral programme and deliver lectures in the graduate studies programmes and will contribute to the energy economics group and also the mining group. An economist with degrees from the universities of Oxford, Cambridge and East Anglia, Philip has experience in macroeconomics and fiscal policy, tax policy and contract negotiations, mainly within resource-rich countries.  He has fre...

Environment

Geddes Director holds ESALA Research Seminar

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| Geddes Institute, Architecture, Lectures & Workshops, Environment

Geddes Institute Director Lorens Holm is giving a seminar 'The city is a thinking machine – or what we might call spatial consciousness' at an ESALA Research Seminar on 1oth February 2016. ...

Law

Diploma graduates Anna Duncan and Maxine Anderson represent the University at the Annual Scottish Client Consultation Competition in RGU

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| General News, Diploma News

Dundee Graduates and current Diploma in Professional Legal Practice students, Anna Duncan and Maxine Anderson, represented the University at the Annual Scottish Client Consultation Competition which was held this year at Robert Gordon University,Aberdeen. Student pairs from all Scottish Diploma providers participated in the event. The theme for this year’s competition was Family Law and the pair did exceptionally well in coping with testing role play scenarios on topics of pre-nuptial agreements and divorce. The judging panel complimented Anna and Maxine on their assured manner in handling the m...

Psychology

Psychology student starts Sign Language Society

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A PhD student in Psychology has started a new student society at the University of Dundee for teaching British Sign Language (BSL). The society teaches students BSL and D/deaf awareness, holds social events and raises money for the local Tayside Deaf Hub. The President and founder Cameron Melvin said “I am very pleased that there has been such a great response from students and staff for the Sign Language Society. It’s encouraging to see people taking an interest in BSL and D/deaf culture. “Currently there has been a lot of interest in BSL with the passage of the BSL (Scotland) Act and we...

Politics

Politics & International Relations graduate Cally Russell included in '30 under 30 Europe' most influential list

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Cally Russell, a University of Dundee Politics & International Relations graduate, has been included alongside A-list celebrities in the prestigious Forbes Magazine '30 under 30 Europe' list. Cally was chosen for the retail and e-commerce section of the magazine's list after founding internationally successful personalised shopping app, Mallzee, an e-commerce app allowing you to shop Europe's high street stores - over 100 of them, from big names to boutiques - from your phone.  Last year the 27 year old appeared on Dragons Den and turned down Peter Jones' offer of £75,000 investment.  H...