8 Oct 2014

Ubiquigent and University of Dundee Announce Collaboration to Develop Novel Ubiquitin System Targeted Compound Libraries

Ubiquigent Limited, a company specialising in ubiquitin cell-signalling system drug discovery capabilities and services, and the Drug Discovery Unit (the DDU) of the University of Dundee, announced today they have entered into a collaboration agreement to develop and market new ubiquitin system targeted compound libraries aimed at discovering potent and selective therapeutics across multiple areas including; cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic, neurological and musculoskeletal, and infection and immunity. Under the terms of the agreement, Ubiquigent and the DDU will design, develop and characterise small ...

8 Oct 2014

Professor Sue Black and colleagues take to Twitter to engage with prospective students

World-renowned forensic anthropologist Professor Sue Black, from the University of Dundee, will next week take to Twitter to lead a live Q&A session with prospective students. Professor Black, Director of the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID), and colleagues Dr Craig Cunningham and Dr Lucina Hackman will answer tweets from potential applicants using the hashtag #CAHIDQ&A between 4-5pm on Monday, 13th October. Participants will be able to find out more about the University, which achieved record results in the 2014 National Student Survey, and was rated top in Scotland and joint 4t...

8 Oct 2014

Best-selling author to wow Dundee audience

Jung Chang, who has sold more than 15 million books worldwide, will talk about her career and new book next week at a special event jointly hosted by Dundee Literary Festival and the Saturday Evening Lecture Series (SELS). She will be discussing ‘Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China’ at the University of Dundee’s Dalhousie Building on Saturday, 18th October. The talk is one of two extension events to this year’s Festival, and also helps celebrate the 90th anniversary of SELS. Literary Festival Director Anna Day said, “Jung Chang is a wonderful writer, ...

Best-selling author to wow Dundee audience

7 Oct 2014

University of Dundee Advancing Healthcare locally, nationally, globally

Dundee’s Lord Provost Bob Duncan will hold a civic reception in The McManus on Wednesday October 8th to welcome around 100 healthcare professionals from 20 countries who have decided to pursue specialist postgraduate degree programmes at the University of Dundee. In key areas of medicine, dentistry and nursing, the University has 350 postgraduate students, with 112 joining in September 2014. They come from all corners of the world, including China, Canada, the Middle East and Brazil, to focus on areas such as orthopaedics, public health, sports injuries, oral health, medical education and clinic...

6 Oct 2014

Major exhibition to celebrate influential German artist

The first major UK exhibition of work by the late German conceptual artist Anna Oppermann will take place at Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD) later this month. ‘Anna Oppermann: Cotoneaster horizontalis’ will see the artist’s celebrated 1982 ensemble Cotoneaster horizontalis (Anticommunication Design) exhibited at Cooper Gallery along with drawings, prints, collages, documentary films and archival material. The exhibition opens with a Preview Evening on Thursday, 16th October and runs until 13th December. Composed of hundreds and often thousands of dr...