2 May 2018

Dundee pupils `Powering Transformation’

Hundreds of secondary school pupils from across Dundee are `Powering Transformation’ at the University of Dundee this week with the help of the Transformation Trust. Students from five schools – Braeview Academy, Baldragon Academy, St Paul’s RC Academy, Harris Academy and Morgan Academy – have been taking part in the Powering Transformation workshop, developed by the Transformation Trust and supported by Dell. It is the first time the Transformation Trust have run the event in Scotland. The pupils have been given the chance to visit and work in departments across the University, mai...

Dundee pupils `Powering Transformation’

2 May 2018

‘Art and Design Stories – Made in Dundee’ – Arts Café on 8 May

Students exhibiting at this year’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design and Architecture Degree Show will discuss the motivation and meaning behind their work at next week’s Dundee Arts Café event. Graduating students from the Art and Philosophy, Graphic Design, Product Design and Textile Design courses will talk about their Degree Show exhibits at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum on Tuesday, 8May. Each year, the University of Dundee’s Crawford and Matthew buildings are transformed into Scotland’s largest exhibition space to showcase the work of over ...

‘Art and Design Stories – Made in Dundee’ – Arts Café on 8 May

1 May 2018

Launch of Platinum Informatics Ltd

Platinum Informatics is a new spin-out company providing state of the art software solutions for the management, visualisation and analysis of large and complex data sets in a wide range of laboratory and industrial environments. The company is commercialising software developed for more than ten years within the University of Dundee by Professor Angus Lamond’s team in the School of Life Sciences. Platinum Informatics has built upon software created for the analysis of biological big data, generated in Professor Lamond’s world-leading Laboratory for Quantitative Proteomics. The software was ori...

Launch of Platinum Informatics Ltd

1 May 2018

Scientists enhance understanding of cancer development mechanisms

An interdisciplinary research collaboration has taken a significant step towards understanding the mutational causes of cancers, a finding which may one day lead to personalised cancer treatment. The team from the University of Dundee, European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) and the Wellcome Sanger Institute used a type of worm called C. elegans as a model to study how cancer-causing genetic mutations arise when DNA is inaccurately replicated or when damaged DNA is not repaired. Cancer is caused by the accumulation of mutations. A major challenge is to understand the mutagenic processes that silently ...

Scientists enhance understanding of cancer development mechanisms

27 Apr 2018

Degree Show 2018: V&A Dundee will build city’s reputation for design

Some of the UK’s brightest emerging creative talents will show they are ready to take on the world when the University of Dundee hosts its annual Art, Design and Architecture Degree Show. Featuring the work of more than 300 students, the University will once again be transformed into Scotland’s largest exhibition space as it welcomes thousands of visitors to the campus for one of the highlights of the city’s cultural calendar. The 10-day event begins on May 18 and comes as excitement continues to build ahead of the opening of V&A Dundee on Saturday 15 September. Professor Paul Harris,...

Degree Show 2018: V&A Dundee will build city’s reputation for design