CMDN Athena SWAN Award Announcement

Dear Colleagues, We would like to announce the exciting news that the College of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing has been awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of the College’s commitment to advancing the careers of women within each of the Schools. Read the College’s application and Action Plan or to find out more about Athena SWAN at the University of Dundee follow us on twitter @UoD_AthenaSWAN or email AthenaSWAN@dundee.ac.uk...

Niamh Nic Daied appointed Professor of Forensic Science

Niamh Nic Daeid has been appointed Professor of Forensic Science at the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID). Professor Nic Daeid, one of the UK’s leading researchers in forensic science, joins Dundee from the University of Strathclyde, where she has been based for the past 20 years. She was the first woman to earn a personal chair in the Department of Chemistry in Strathclyde’s 215-year history. “I am absolutely delighted to be moving to Dundee and to join forces with colleagues in CAHID,” said Professor Nic Daeid. “My research interests complement those of the...

Women in Cell Biology medal for Victoria Cowling

Dr Victoria Cowling has been awarded the inaugural Women in Cell Biology Early Career Award Medal by the British Society for Cell Biology. The Medal has been established to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the BSCB. It will be an annual honour awarded to an outstanding female cell biologist who has started their own research group in the UK within the last seven years. Dr Cowling is based in the Medical Research Council Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation (MRC-PPU) Unit in the College of Life Sciences. Her research aims to find new methods of killing cancer cells by targeting how protein...

Athena SWAN Bronze Awarded

We would like to announce the exciting news that the College of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing has been awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of the College’s commitment to advancing the careers of women within each of the Schools. The College of Life Science submitted their Silver award application in November 2014. The Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification submitted their Bronze award application in November 2014. The College of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing was awarded their Athena SWAN Bronze award in September 2014. The Athena SWAN awards process highlights the innova...