25 Sep 2019

North Eastern University, China, partnership launched

Dundee opens joint research centre at NEU, China, and welcomes new student cohort The University of Dundee has opened a new joint research centre with North Eastern University (NEU), China, and welcomed almost 120 new students on to a new double degree in Biomedical Engineering which will be delivered as part of a Joint Educational Partnership (JEP) between the two institutions. Staff from Dundee have been in China this week to launch the new programme and for the formal opening of the Sir Cuschieri Skills Centre, named after Professor Sir Alfred Cuschieri, one of the world’s leading authorities on...

North Eastern University, China, partnership launched

25 Sep 2019

Talk to highlight roots of American gun culture

America’s controversial gun culture may be the divisive legacy of one of the country’s most famous folk heroes, a University of Dundee expert has said. Dr Matthew Ward, a Senior Lecturer in early American history, says that the image of the politician and frontiersman cultivated following his death has been central to an issue that splits the country to this day. Dr Ward will be discussing the United States’ complex history with guns at the next Dundee Arts Café, which takes place in the McManus Café, McManus Gallery, on Tuesday 1 October. “Gun culture goes back to the...

Talk to highlight roots of American gun culture

24 Sep 2019

Make an appointment at our Nursing Open Day

A visit to the University of Dundee’s campus in Kirkcaldy could prove to be the right prescription for people interested in a career in nursing. The University’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences is hosting an Open Day at the Fife site on Saturday 28 September, giving prospective students a chance to learn more about the courses and career options available. Staff will be on hand to showcase the facilities, including lecture theatre, library and accommodation, while clinical skills will also be demonstrated in the site’s dedicated laboratory. A workshop will also take place to provide...

Make an appointment at our Nursing Open Day

24 Sep 2019

Dundee graduates kick-start cancer comic book

Two comic book artists are one page closer to launching a new title that shares personal stories of those living with or affected by cancer. Ashling Larkin and Catriona Laird, both graduates of the University of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD), plan to launch their first comic book ‘Living with Cancer: Our Stories’ in November, and intend to make it available in schools, libraries and general practice waiting rooms. Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, the pair will be able to ensure that any profits from the comic book go to Cancer Research UK, a ...

Dundee graduates kick-start cancer comic book

23 Sep 2019

Business masterclasses aim to inspire

Some of Scotland’s top entrepreneurs will be sharing the secrets of their success at a series of events hosted by the University of Dundee. Leading figures from the fields of science, education, healthcare and design will be among those speaking about their careers as the University’s Centre for Entrepreneurship launches a season of masterclasses. Exscientia founder Professor Andrew Hopkins, fashion designer Dr Hayley Scanlan and Social Good CEO Caroline McKenna are just some of the experts lined up to talk at the sessions, which begin on Wednesday 25 September and run until the end of October....

Business masterclasses aim to inspire