28 Apr 2015

Dundee among world’s best in subject rankings

The University of Dundee features among the world’s elite higher education institutions in this year’s QS World University Rankings© by Subject, published on 29th April 2015. Ranked in the World’s Top 1 per cent, Art & Design, Biological Sciences and Education at Dundee are in the World’s Top 100, Medicine and Pharmacology feature in the Top 150, and English Language & Literature is in the Top 250 institutions worldwide. This is the first time that Art & Design and English Language & Literature have been included in the QS Rankings and Dundee has made an immedia...

Dundee among world’s best in subject rankings

27 Apr 2015

University welcomes Indian delegation

A delegation of senior representatives from one of India’s premier healthcare, academic and research institutions is visiting the University of Dundee this week to explore possibilities of developing closer links between the two institutions. The visit from Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University (SBV) in Pondicherry follows a similar trip made to India by staff from the School of Medicine at Dundee in January. The Indian delegation will visit facilities in Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification over the course of their time at Dundee. “We are delighted to wel...

27 Apr 2015

‘The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and The Secret History of Wonderland’ – Saturday, 2nd May

The 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, one of the world’s most famous and best loved children’s books, will be celebrated at the University of Dundee this Saturday. Professor Robert Douglas Fairhurst will explore Lewis Carroll’s life and his masterpiece at the next instalment of the Saturday Evening Lecture series from 6pm at the University’s Dalhousie Building, Old Hawkhill. The event will be preceded by a family fun day with an Alice in Wonderland theme at the same venue from 2-4pm. Professor Fairhurst is author of ‘The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll...

‘The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and The Secret History of Wonderland’ – Saturday, 2nd May

27 Apr 2015

PAMIS in running for national charity award

PAMIS, the University of Dundee-based charity that works with people with profound and multiple learning difficulties and their families, has been named as a finalist in the 2015 Scottish Charity Awards. Organised by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO), the Awards celebrate the work of charities, community groups and people across Scotland who dedicate themselves to making the country a better place to live. PAMIS has been nominated in the ‘Cracking Campaign’ category for its Changing Places, Changing Lives initiative. The campaign aims to ensure there is at least one public toi...

PAMIS in running for national charity award

27 Apr 2015

Dundee among fastest risers in Complete University Guide rankings

The University of Dundee is one of the fastest risers in the 2016 Complete University Guide league tables, moving up seven places in the rankings which are released today (April 27th). Dundee is in the UK top ten in seven of the subject areas of the rankings, including 2nd in the UK for Anatomy & Physiology and 3rd for General Engineering. In the overall league table, the University moves up to 42nd place, from 49th last year. “It is encouraging to see us making strong progress in another of the league tables, following on from another very good showing in the recent Times Higher Education Studen...