2 Jul 2018

School success at the Herald HE Awards

Professor Ghulam Nabi's work on prostate cancer research has been recognised at the Herald Higher Education Awards at a ceremony held in Glasgow. Professor Nabi's work was named Research Project of the Year, a category in which another University project - Hands of X, which is led by Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design's Dr Graham Pullin - was highly commended. Professor Nabi's research has identified a new method offering more successful diagnosis and management of the disease. Annother University project - the Global Health Challenge - which has engaged students and external partners, picke...

School success at the Herald HE Awards

26 Jun 2018

Postgraduate Research Student Symposium sees prizes for posters and presentations

Prizes were awarded at the recent Postgraduate Research Student Symposium for presentations and posters by students from a variety of wet-lab, dry-lab and non-lab disciplines. Winners are as follows:   1st Prize 2nd Prize 1st year wet-lab/dry-lab presentations Fiona Ramage Terry Melaugh 1st year non-lab presentations Aram Mirza Saeed & Zofia Tuharska Ryan Kwan 3rd year wet-lab presentations Grant Phillips Fiona Plain 3rd year dry-lab/non-lab presentations Laura Young Hala Bagabir & Abirmai Veluchamy Wet-lab poster Richard Smith Morven Shuttlewort...

Postgraduate Research Student Symposium sees prizes for posters and presentations

26 Apr 2018

Dundee top 10 in UK for Medicine in Complete University Guide rankings

The University of Dundee has been ranked 2nd in Scotland and 6th in the UK for Medicine in the 2019 edition of the Complete University Guide league tables. The University also ranked 6th in the UK and top in Scotland for graduate prospects. The University’s high ranking for Graduate Prospects continues a run of rankings which have shown Dundee to be one of the best places in the UK for employability of students. Professor Karl Leydecker, Vice-Principal (Learning & Teaching), said, “We are now top in Scotland and sixth in the UK for graduate prospects, with over 85% of our recent graduate...

Dundee top 10 in UK for Medicine in Complete University Guide rankings

26 Apr 2018

School researcher invited to attend prestigious interdisciplinary conference

A School of Medicine researcher has been invited to attend a prestigious conference in Toulouse later this year following a successful grant award in 2015. Dr Luigi Manfredi will attend the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) – the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe – to present recent developments of a novel robotic active flexible colonoscope (RAC) which has been developed within the framework of two European Research Council (ERC) projects. The first of these projects is the multidisciplinary Colonic Disease Investigation by Robot-Hydro Colonoscopy (CODIR) and the subsequent proof...

School researcher invited to attend prestigious interdisciplinary conference

24 Apr 2018

National recognition for Lang research group at upcoming conferences

The cardiovascular research group of Professor Chim Lang have been recognised with a strong presence at the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) Annual Conference 2018, taking place 4-6 June, with a nomination for the Young Investigator Award for Dr Ify Mordi and 3 abstracts selected for oral presentation as “Best of the Best”. Dr Ify Mordi, NHS Education for Scotland/Chief Scientist Office Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology, has been selected as a finalist in the highly prestigious Young Investigator Award for his abstract “REPURPOSING THE DIABETES DRUG METFORMIN FOR TREATMENT OF ADVERSE LE...

National recognition for Lang research group at upcoming conferences