22 Nov 2019

Bob Keiller inspires students

Bob Keiller is an entrepreneur and businessman with a passion for inspiring others – he mentors CEOs, coaches entrepreneurs and trains teams from the third sector on change leadership and business storytelling. He works 4 days each week (unpaid) and uses fees from profit-making clients to fund the work he does with others. Bob is a chartered engineer. He was previously Chairman of the Offshore Contracting Association (OCA) and co-chair of the cross-industry trade body Oil and Gas UK. He is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Institution of Engineering Technology. He is former Chair ...

20 Nov 2019

‘Sylvia & Silvio’ explores lives of radical duo

A new exhibition at the University of Dundee will showcase the extraordinary lives of suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst and her partner, the Italian radical Silvio Corio. ‘Sylvia & Silvio’ opens at the University’s Dalhousie Building on Wednesday 27 November and features rarely before seen documents and photographs relating to the couple, who were at the forefront of campaigns for social justice and human rights as well as the fight against fascism. Sylvia Pankhurst is famed for her role in the suffragette movement as well as for her passionate interest in anti-colonialism, humanitarian is...

12 Nov 2019

Scottish Health Economics

Prof. Paul Allanson has hosted a number of meetings over the last 18 months, leading to the establishment of Scottish Health Economics (SHE) to support, promote and further develop Health Economics in Scotland. It will act as a vehicle for widening engagement with, and bringing together users and producers of health economics who are interested in the development and application of health economics in Scotland.  The launch conference took place In October in Dundee....

12 Nov 2019

Visiting Professorial appointments

Prof. Yu Zhu has been appointed as a Rector-funded Visiting Professorial Fellow at University of New South Wales (UNSW) Canberra, from 1 October to 31 December 2019. Yu will visit the School of Business, UNSW Canberra in November. Prof Graeme Martin been awarded a funded visiting professorial appointment at the Centre for Business Innovation at UTS in Sydney.  He will complete two short visits of just over a week, the first one in November, the second will be in February.  These visits are to present seminars and develop further research and phd links.  ...