2 Sep 2015

Thousands set to start `Identifying the dead’

Thousands of amateur forensic investigators are set to start unpicking a Val McDermid-penned mystery next week in a massive open online course launched by the University of Dundee. The free online course - `Identifying The Dead: forensic science and human identification’ – has already attracted more than 16,000 participants ahead of its launch on Monday September 7th. There is still plenty of time to sign up as organisers say anyone wanting to take part can join the course any time before September 20th. Participants do not require any specialist knowledge and the course is suitable for anyone ...

1 Sep 2015

‘Tackling the Ebola Crisis - Experiences From the Frontline’ Café Science event on 14th September

A University of Dundee nurse will get the new series of Café Science events underway with a discussion about his experiences of helping to combat Ebola in Africa. Dr Steve McSwiggan volunteered to travel to Liberia to work at an Ebola Treatment Unit, the largest field hospital ever set up, last year. He will recall his experiences, provide background to the current epidemic and share his thoughts on the global management of Ebola when he delivers his talk at Avery & Co on Monday 14th September. Dr McSwiggan is a Senior Clinical Trials Manager in the Tayside Medical Science Centre, a partnership ...

‘Tackling the Ebola Crisis - Experiences From the Frontline’  Café Science event on 14th September