1 May 2019

Student skills celebrated at University awards

Some of the University of Dundee’s most dynamic students are to be honoured at a special event. The achievements of eight individuals will be celebrated at this year’s University of Dundee Awards Ceremony and Networking Lunch, which takes place at the Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce on Thursday 2 May. Encompassing the University’s Dundee Plus Awards and Student Volunteering Awards ceremonies, the event highlights the work of those who have taken on extra-curricular activities to develop their transferable skills. Richard Pool, Employer Engagement Manager at the University’s Car...

Student skills celebrated at University awards

30 Apr 2019

University’s visiting scholars to forge new international links

Leading academics from around the world are bringing their skills to the University of Dundee as part of a major new initiative. The University is welcoming experts from Canada, China, Hungary, New Zealand, and the United States for the inaugural Institute for Social Sciences Research (ISSR) Global Scholars Programme. A collaboration between Dundee’s School of Social Sciences and School of Education and Social Work, the ISSR is using the initiative to forge international links through interdisciplinary research. The quintet will spend up to three months in Scotland, collaborating with Dundee academic...

University’s visiting scholars to forge new international links

29 Apr 2019

Forum to showcase Dundee’s tech prowess

A University of Dundee forum will champion the city as a hub for Scotland’s flourishing tech industry. Employers, skills providers and politicians will come together on April 30 for the inaugural Employers Technology Forum. Hosted by the University’s Graduate Apprenticeships team, the symposium aims to connect key players within the sector, including the Scottish Government’s Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy, Kate Forbes. With a view to establishing Dundee and the surrounding regions as a leading location for cutting edge companies, Kirsty Scott, the University’s Indu...

Forum to showcase Dundee’s tech prowess

29 Apr 2019

PICTURES study to create new platform to help tackle major health issues

A £4.4 million project led by the University of Dundee aims to turn a database of millions of clinical images into a powerful research tool to help tackle health conditions including lung cancer and dementia. Each year millions of clinical images such as X-rays, CT, MRI, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and retinal images are generated in the NHS in Scotland and stored in the national imaging database. While such images contain important clinical information they also contain a great deal of potential information about the health of the individual which is currently not made use of in health care. The PI...

PICTURES study to create new platform to help tackle major health issues

25 Apr 2019

Nadine designs landfill landmark

A former Dundee landfill site will become home to a different kind of waste this month as an art installation constructed out of recycled materials goes on display. The structure designed by a University of Dundee student Nadine Audrey Franz aims to raise awareness of the urgent need for action on climate change. The construct, which comprises of two ‘apertures’, invites visitors to Dundee’s Riverside Nature Park to consider what actions they can take, such as consuming less, whilst also celebrating the beauty of nature. Featuring former desks, from Duncan of Jordanstone College of A...

Nadine designs landfill landmark