18 Nov 2015

Penguin Parade joins Graduation

Dundee’s iconic penguins are lining up to join more than 1000 students at the University of Dundee's Winter Graduation this week. The penguins at City Churches have donned their graduation gowns to join the celebrations on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th November. They have been kitted out in gowns and hats made by Jen Urch, a third-year Textiles student at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, part of the University of Dundee. The penguins will be available for photographs and selfies before and after the graduation ceremonies over the next two days. All of the Graduation action can be fo...

Penguin Parade joins Graduation

17 Nov 2015

Satellite image shows Storm Barney blanketing UK

Storm Barney, which is set to batter the UK with winds of 80mph, is seen over the nation in the latest image received by the Satellite Receiving Station at the University of Dundee today. The image, received at 12.51pm today, shows the cloud system of the storm. It can be accessed at: http://www.sat.dundee.ac.uk/ftp/Press_Office/2015_11_17_Storm_Barney/ Image credit - `University of Dundee/NEODAAS’...

Satellite image shows Storm Barney blanketing UK

17 Nov 2015

World Cultural Council Awards to take place at Graduation

The University of Dundee will play host to the prestigious World Cultural Council Annual Award Ceremony as part of its Winter Graduation celebrations this week. Graduands and their guests will see the Albert Einstein World Award of Science presented to Professor Ewine Fleur van Dishoeck of the Leiden Observatory in the Netherlands and the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts awarded to Professor Milton Masciadri of the University of Georgia, at the Graduation ceremonies in Caird Hall on Thursday, 19th November. Professor van Dishoeck, an expert in Molecular Astrophysics, was selected for the award for her...

World Cultural Council Awards to take place at Graduation

13 Nov 2015

Health Secretary launches Academic Health Science Partnership in Tayside

Shona Robison MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has launched the Academic Health Science Partnership in Tayside, marking a major new step forward in delivering world-class health research, education and services. The AHSP builds on the longstanding collaborations between the University of Dundee and NHS Tayside and is the first formal Academic Health Science Partnership in Scotland. It joins an international network of similar centres in the UK, Europe, USA and around the world. AHSP is jointly supported by the University, NHS Tayside and the Scottish Government.  Health Secretary...

Health Secretary launches Academic Health Science Partnership in Tayside

13 Nov 2015

#TakingControl - World Diabetes Day

Diabetes research at the University of Dundee - which has been acclaimed as sparking a `medical revolution’ - will be highlighted as part of World Diabetes Day on Saturday November 14th. Diabetes UK will be spreading the message via its `Taking Control’ campaign - #TakingControl The University is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in diabetes research, hosting over 20 research groups that include some of the world’s most cited scientists. Sir Mark Walport, when he was Director of the Wellcome Trust, summed up the impact of Dundee’s contribution to diabetes research w...