12 Dec 2017

(CLOSED) Post Doctoral Research Assistant - Statistics

This Post-Doctoral Research Assistant within the Leverhulme Centre will be part of the core research team along with the Principal Investigators. You will work on innovative, inter-disciplinary research, engage in the development of collaborative research activities and provide leadership on projects requiring statistical expertise. As part of the team you will be an active contributor to projects, to drive Forensic Science forward and generate maximum impact within the community. Principal responsibilities include: Sound knowledge of statistical uncertainty and its applications. Experience of applying sta...

23 Jun 2017

Honorary Degree for Alan Alda

Yesterday Alan Alda received his honorary degree from the University of Dundee for his work promoting the importance of good communication in science. A supporter of the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science Mr Alda opened our centre last year. During his visit to Dundee, he also took part in "an evening with" lecture where BBC4 broadcaster Dr Adam Ruderford had the opportunity to question Mr Alda on his thoughts and ambitions for science communication. Below is the laureation address given by Professor Dame Sue Black on the occasion of the award of a Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa to Mr Alan Alda ...

23 Jun 2017

Honorary Degree for Fatou Bensouda

Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, today received an honorary degree from the University of Dundee. Ms Bensouda has led the Office of the Prosecutor at the ICC in The Hague since 2012. Her office investigates and prosecutes cases of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. Her work at the ICC has pioneered the establishment of the Scienti?c Advisory Board with the initial brief to oversee the development of speci?c forensic science related standard operating procedures for investigators. She received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at the first of the Universit...

1 May 2017

Honorary Graduate Lecture 2017: An Evening with Alan Alda

Alan Alda is recognised across the world for his role as Captain Benjamin 'Hawkeye' Pierce of the 4077th M*A*S*H and as Republican Senator and Presidential nominee Arnold Vinick in the US drama - West Wing. Not only is he an award-winning actor, director, screenwriter and author but he is a passionate ambassador for the communication of science. He has been the host of the television show 'Scientific American Frontiers' for over 14 years and is a visiting professor at Stony Brook University where he is a founding member and advisor to the Alan Alda Centre for Communicating Science. His passion for communic...