Graduation & Prize Giving Reception

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A Graduation and Prize Giving Reception was held for Business students in the Accountancy Lecture Theatre on 19th November.  The Presentation of prizes was led by Professor Bruce Burton, Head of Accounting & Finance, with a speech given by Professor John Rowan, Dean of School of Social Sciences.  The School welcomed guests to present prizes to graduates and current students studying business degrees: Mrs Shelagh Allison, wife of the late Mr Terry Allison, Henderson Loggie Chartered Accountants; Mr Gavin Black, Audit Partner, Henderson Loggie; Mr Paul Crighton, Managing Partner, MMG Archibold ...


Steve Weston Prize awarded for 2014


The Steve Weston prize for 2014 has been awarded to Ishaya Amaza for his essay entitled "What is the legal origin of the principle of 'free, prior, informed consent' and to what extent does it or should it apply to natural resource project developments". Mr. Ishaya Amaza obtained an LLM in Petroleum Law and Policy (with merit) from CEPMLP, University of Dundee, Scotland in 2011.  He had previously attended the University of Maiduguri where he graduated with an LLB in 2006, and the Nigerian Law School.  Mr. Amaza was called to the Nigerian Bar in May 2008 and is currently an Associate with the Lag...


Fully funded Hydro Nation PhD studentship opportunity

| CECHR, Studentships,Geography, Resilience

Managing Catchments for Multiple Benefits: Identifying Landscape Patterns and Ecosystem Services Bundles for Strategic Land Use Policy and Practice Hydro Nation is a Scottish Government funded partnership between CREW, James Hutton Institute and all Scottish Higher Education Institutes.  Funding for this four year scholarship will be in line with the Research Councils UK doctoral stipend levels and indicative fees.  The studentship will be registered at the University of Dundee. Applicants should have a first-class honours degree in a relevant subject or a 2.1 honours degree plus Masters (or equi...


Annual Diploma in Professional Legal Practice Civil Advocacy Competition

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The annual Diploma Civil Advocacy Competition was held in Dundee Law School on the evening of 24th November with former Dundee graduate, Sheriff Gregor Murray presiding. The winner of this year’s competition was Charles Oliver who was acting for the Defender in his role and he will receive £60 prize money from the Dundee Faculty of Procurators and Solicitors. The four students who participated in the competition were all highly praised by Sheriff Murray for their respective performances, their demonstrable advocacy skills in dealing with submissions and the manner in which these were subse...


Meta-analysis on stress and sexual signalling.


Fhionna Moore from the Department of Psychology, with collaborators from St Andrews published the results of meta-analysis today in an 'invited review' with the journal Behavioral Ecology. The vertebrate stress response has been shown to suppress investment in reproductive and immune function and may also lead to a reduced investment in the production of secondary sexual traits. In a phylogenetically controlled meta-analysis of published associations between physiological correlates of stress and sexual signalling, there was no significant relationship between physiological correlates of stress and th...


Dundee named among the world's top 200 universities


The University of Dundee has been ranked as one of the world’s top 200 universities, just weeks after being named as Scottish University of the Year. Dundee was ranked 185th in the latest edition of Times Higher Education's World University Rankings, putting it in 31st place among UK institutions. The league table uses 13 measures of performance, grouped into teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income, and the University’s performance has improved on last year in every measure. This year’s assessment noted particularly strong showings in international outlook...