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...

13 Nov 2015

‘People & Place’ – 11th annual Culture Day

The River Tay, Highland Clearances, Claude Monet, interior design and Minecraft are among the subjects that will be explored at the University of Dundee’s 11th annual Culture Day next week. Students, staff and members of the public will be treated to a fascinating interdisciplinary programme of talks and drama at the Baxter Conference Room 1.36 on Wednesday, 18th November when artists, scientists, historians and other speakers examine this year’s theme of ‘People & Place’. Organised by the University’s Culture and Arts Forum, the Culture Day has proved popular with a wide ...

‘People & Place’ – 11th annual Culture Day

12 Nov 2015

Winter Graduation 2015

More than 1000 students will be joined by family and friends to celebrate their academic achievements at the University of Dundee's Winter Graduation next week. Taking place at Caird Hall over three ceremonies on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th November, the Graduation will see students spanning a wide range of disciplines receive their undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and diplomas. The winter celebrations are held to allow students whose courses finish after the traditional summer graduation to receive their awards as soon as possible after successfully completing their studies. Professor Pete Downes,...

Winter Graduation 2015