2 May 2019

Computing Degree Show 2019

The University of Dundee will showcase innovative and thought-provoking work from emerging digital pioneers at the Computing Degree Show 2019, which takes place tomorrow. The graduating students whose creative talents will be celebrated include software engineers, games developers, computer programmers and tech entrepreneurs. The event takes place at the University’s Queen Mother Building from 4-6pm on Friday 3 May. More than 60 students about to complete the final year of their undergraduate courses will be on hand to demonstrate their work. A wide range of visitors, including employers and industry...

Computing Degree Show 2019

1 May 2019

Dundee tops UK table for Forensic Science

The University of Dundee has been ranked top in the United Kingdom for Forensic Science in the 2020 edition of the Complete University Guide league tables. Dundee’s wider strengths across the life and medical sciences are also recognised with the University in the UK top five for Dentistry (2nd), Anatomy (4th), Biological Sciences (4th) and Medicine (5th). Professor Andrew Atherton, Principal & Vice-Chancellor of the University, said, “This is a very strong performance again in subjects where we are among the leaders not just in the UK but worldwide.” Professor Niamh Nic Daeid, Direct...

Dundee tops UK table for Forensic Science

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