4 Sep 2019

Juventus coaches to help football's future stars

Coaches from one of the world’s biggest football clubs will help youngsters play the ‘Juventus Way’ as part of a training camp to be hosted at the University of Dundee. Staff from the Italian champions will pass on the secrets of stars such as Cristiano Ronaldo to up to 90 boys and girls at the University’s Riverside Playing Fields. Taking place from October 7-11, the week-long camp will put young players through their paces, using University facilities to help them shoot, pass and dribble like some of the game’s brightest stars. Paul McPate, Interim Co-Director of the Univers...

Juventus coaches to help football's future stars

3 Sep 2019

Robots, humans, maths and laughs – Festival of the Future 2019

Ana Matronic, Johnny Ball, Paul Mason and Phill Jupitus are among the big names appearing at this year’s Festival of the Future, which takes place at the University of Dundee and other venues throughout the city this autumn. The University’s flagship celebration of art, culture and science will take place from October 16-20. The theme of this year’s Festival is social change, and more than 50 events featuring music, design, dance, theatre, food and comedy will explore this while engaging with audiences of all ages. “We are delighted to launch the second edition of Festival of the Fu...

Robots, humans, maths and laughs – Festival of the Future 2019

30 Aug 2019

Student plants seeds of interest in Community Garden

A Nursing student at the University of Dundee is calling on green-fingered locals to come together and grow healthy produce for members of their community to enjoy. The recently established Fintry Community Garden is the brainchild of Brian Webster, who grew up in the area and who now lives in nearby Mill o’ Mains. Brian (28) was inspired by the memories of growing up helping his grandparents to grow their own veg in the garden of their Fintry home. He has subsequently carried out research into the benefits of gardening and is keen for these to be enjoyed by as many people as possible from the area. ...

Student plants seeds of interest in Community Garden

27 Aug 2019

Dundee to host major climate conference

Scotland will host world-leading experts in climate change law and science next month, as they attend a major conference on global climate at the University of Dundee. Held at the University’s Dalhousie Building from 27-28 September, this inaugural event will focus on identifying elements of a global climate consensus and the legal practicality of effective climate action.  Leading experts in the field including Australia’s ‘Green Judge’, Hon. Chief Justice Brian J Preston and Oxford’s climate expert Professor Friederike Otto are among those speaking during the weekend. ...

Dundee to host major climate conference

26 Aug 2019

Selfies could help spot missing persons a smile away

Selfies taken by missing persons before they disappear could prove key for future forensic dental identification, according to a researcher studying at the University of Dundee. Selfies showing teeth and gum shields are just some of the new dental identifiers to now appear on a checklist designed to aid the police and forensic odontologists in missing person cases. The Dental Identification Record Checklist, which is the first of its kind, was developed by Dr Claire Sallis and her supervisor Dr Scheila Mânica at the University of Dundee’s School of Dentistry. It aims to speed up the p...

Selfies could help spot missing persons a smile away