30 Jan 2019

Science in a gendered world goes on display

A new exhibition that explores perceptions of gender in science will go on display this week at the University of Dundee. ‘Disentangle: Science in a Gendered World’, the latest exhibition at the University’s LifeSpace Gallery, will explore how ideas of gender impact on research through an array of contemporary art, historical objects and scientific case studies. The exhibition, which includes artworks by Kira O’Reilly, Jennifer Willet, Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay, Clara Ursitti and Ker Wallwork, will go on display from Friday 1 February until Monday 1 April 2019, with a p...

Science in a gendered world goes on display

28 Jan 2019

Psychologist to deliver Entrepreneurial Masterclass

One of the country’s leading psychologists is set to inspire the next wave of business leaders at a talk hosted at the University of Dundee. Ian McLaren Wallace has been invited by the University’s Centre for Entrepreneurship to host its first Entrepreneurial Masterclass of 2019. The founder of artificial intelligence platform Human, Mr McLaren Wallace is also known for his television work on shows such as This Morning. He will provide insights into situational and self-awareness, as well as the challenges of running a start-up business when he speaks at the University’s Dalhousie Buildin...

Psychologist to deliver Entrepreneurial Masterclass

25 Jan 2019

Leading researcher to deliver Ninewells Cancer Campaign Lecture

One of the country’s foremost cancer researchers will deliver a University of Dundee lecture held in honour of Dr Jacqui Wood. Professor Karen Vousden, Chief Scientist at Cancer Research UK, will deliver the third annual Ninewells Cancer Campaign Lecture at the Gannochy Trust Lecture Theatre, Ninewells Hospital, at 1pm on Monday 28 January. The Director of the p53 Metabolism Laboratory at the Francis Crick Institute, Professor Vousden will discuss her research in to the p53 tumour suppressor gene at the event, which marks Dr Wood’s achievements on behalf of the campaign before her dea...

Leading researcher to deliver Ninewells Cancer Campaign Lecture

22 Jan 2019

Poacher’s Pilgrimage poised to pique interest

Image: Dominique Carton   Award-winning author and peace and environmental activist Alastair McIntosh will give members of the public in Dundee something to write home about this week, as he shares the story of his pilgrimage through the landscape of his childhood. The internationally-renowned peace activist and broadcaster will talk about his latest book, ‘Poacher’s Pilgrimage’ and the journey which inspired it, on Wednesday 23 January from 3-5pm at Tonic, Nethergate, Dundee. His discussion with the University of Dundee’s Professor of Writing and Study, Kirsty Gunn, is th...

Poacher’s Pilgrimage poised to pique interest

21 Jan 2019

University’s coloured concrete set to make world greener

Would the Sydney Opera House be considered as timeless if it was turquoise, or the vast wall of the Hoover Dam as robust in red? Would Rome’s Pantheon still be regarded as resplendent if its iconic dome had been completed in pink? Concrete structures have long been able to astonish, but their future could be brighter still thanks to a team from the University of Dundee. Using toner powder recovered from old printer cartridges, a team from the University’s School of Science and Engineering say they are able to replicate colours within cement pastes and concretes in a move that could transform th...

University’s coloured concrete set to make world greener