15 Feb 2018

Honorary professorship rounds off TORT team's trip to India

Professor Rami Abboud, Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching and Head of Postgraduate Division, School of Medicine, has been awarded an honorary professorship from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences and the Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. This accolade recognises Professor Abboud's longstanding contribution to orthopaedics and acknowledges 14 years of collaboration with staff and students from the Sancheti Institute. The award was announced at the recent meeting of the Indian Association of Sport Medicine (IASM), to which Professor Abboud had been invited as Chief Faculty....

Honorary professorship rounds off TORT team's trip to India

15 Feb 2018

School experts speak at national cancer conference

Billions of pounds have been spent on identifying modifiable factors that increase the risk of cancer. In theory it should be money well spent but only if we act upon the evidence to support people to have healthier lifestyles. To mark World Cancer Day earlier this month, leading experts on the disease from the School met with others in the field to look at how cancer prevention can be more effectively delivered and promoted a decade after the landmark report which placed it at the centre of the healthcare agenda. The seventh annual Scottish Cancer Prevention Network (SCPN) conference took place on Monday ...

School experts speak at national cancer conference

11 Jan 2018

My Diabetes My Way spin-off project in funding boost

MyWay Digital Health, a spin out company from the University of Dundee, has received a £1million Digital Health Catalyst award from Innovate UK to develop a new artificial intelligence system to support clinicians and people with diabetes. The service builds on the success of the award winning My Diabetes My Way project, which was created at the University for NHS Scotland and now has over 30,000 registrants across the country. The spin out company is now expanding this activity beyond Scotland. The Innovate UK grant will be used to develop an artificial intelligence system that will give diabetes pa...

My Diabetes My Way spin-off project in funding boost

11 Jan 2018

Staff to be recognised at School's long service awards

Long-serving members of staff from the School are to have their achievements recognised at an event on Thursday, 18 January. The ceremony, to which 103 members of staff have been invited, will recognise the commitment and hard work of staff members who have worked at the University for over 15 years. Staff members from across the University who have given over 25 years' service - including a group of 20 staff members who have achieved an impressive 40+ years of service - were recognised at a ceremony in November last year, held at Dundee's Apex Hotel. In total, staff being recognised have served over 7000 ...

Staff to be recognised at School's long service awards

8 Jan 2018

Tower of tablet raises £68,000 donation for cancer research

A tower of homemade tablet more than twice the height of the world’s tallest building has helped a Dundee woman raise nearly £70,000 for breast cancer research at the University.  Fiona Edwards has been selling her home-made tablet at running events and through friends and family around Tayside and Fife since 2003 to support researchers at the University. In 2017, she raised over £8,500, bringing her total to more than £68,000. If stacked on top of each other, the 15mm high bars would reach a staggering 1,930 metres (6,332 feet), dwarfing the Burj Khalifa, currently the ta...

Tower of tablet raises £68,000 donation for cancer research