Business Staff Successful at Recent Teaching Awards

| General News, Accounting, Economics, Finance

Congratulations to Business Staff who were nominated or won awards recently at The School of Social Sciences Teaching and Good Practice Awards.  Dr Renzo Cordina (Accounting & Finance) won the award for Early Career Lecturer and Professor David Power (Accounting & Finance) won the QA (Quite Amazing) Award.  Dr Omar Feraboli was nominated for the QA award and received a highly commended certificate. Photos below show Dr Omar Feraboli with Prof John Rowan; and  Dr Renzo Cordina with Prof John Rowan ...


Visit to China University of Petroleum, Beijing (CUPB)


During a recent visit to the China University of Petroleum in Beijing (CUPB) an MOU was signed by Ms Wendy Alexander, Vice Principal UoD (International) and CUPB President, Professor Zhang Laibin. An agreement to develop a dual Masters Programme will see students recruited by CUPB study a first year in China then travel to Dundee to undertake an MSc in year two, finally returning to China to complete their studies. An undergraduate model is also under development whereby students study for three years in China, complete a year in Dundee studying a business discipline and a final year studyin...


Dr Husam Alwaer invited to deliver a keynote talk

| CECHR, Architecture, Environment

After delivering a successful talk at the United Nations Human Settlements programme, Dr Husam Alwaer of the University of Dundee was the only Academic who was invited to deliver a keynote talk at the international conference on Smart to Future Cities & Urban IOT 2016 in London.  The UK Government and EU were the lead partners in this interdisciplinary event, which targeted politicians, government officials, local authorities, industry and business.  See information about Dr Alwaer’s talk Read information about all the speakers...


Stephen Dnes engages with the international competition bar around the world

Stephen Dnes
| General News

This past month, Stephen Dnes has been travelling the world to build links, collaborate, and share knowledge in relation to specialist competition law expertise. In early April, Stephen was one of approximately four thousand competition lawyers attending the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law Spring Meeting in Washington, D.C., which provides one of the preeminent fora for competition law knowledge exchange and networking between industry, the profession, and the academy worldwide. The following week, Stephen attended the Competition Law Scholars’ Forum meeting held at the Univ...


Exploring Marginalisation through using Qualitative Methods


On the 25th and 26th April, Nick Hopkins led a two day intensive workshop on the use of qualitative methods to address Social Psychological dimensions of marginalisation. The venue was UNIL (Université de Lausanne) and the participants were PhD students engaged in research at Lausanne or Geneva. Over a series of eight sessions, participants explored general issues concerning the utility of qualitative methods in Social Psychological research with illustrative examples taken from Nick’s own research on minority group members’ experiences of marginalisation and discrimination. The two days...


There is 'low risk' of a terrorist attack on Scottish soil - interview by Dr Sarah Leonard

| politics

Dr Sarah Léonard, Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Dundee, has recently been interviewed by The Courier to discuss the possibility of a terrorist attack in Scotland.   The world has been rocked by recent events in Belgium, which saw around 31 people killed and 300 injured in Brussels airport and a metro station.  But why Belgium, and is there a danger that Scotland could be next?   The Courier asked Dr Léonard, who is originally from Belgium and has carried out research into issues such as security, border control and terrorism. See the full interview...


University Lecturer gives another exciting talk on Urban Planning and Development

| Planning, Architecture, Urban Development, Town and Regional Planning

Another congratulations to our Senior Lecturer, Dr. Husam AlWaer (associate director for CECHR), for his recent prestigious invitation to deliver a keynote talk at the forthcoming international conference on 'Smart to Further Cities' Urban IOT 2016 in London. The event will take place next week on April 27 at the Amba Hotel, Marble Arch, London. The talk will look at helping cities and towns address change and uncertainty, focussing on experiences from Europe. This invitation has come after his successful keynote talk for the United Nation Human Settlement III programme in March. For more informa...