8 May 2018

ESA recognition for Dundee technology

The European Space Agency (ESA) has showcased the importance of technology developed at the University of Dundee to aid the planetary landing of spacecraft. Planet and Asteroid Natural Scene Generation Utility (PANGU) is a powerful set of tools that model the surfaces of planetary bodies such as Mars, the Moon, Mercury and asteroids using real and synthetic data. Developed by the University’s Space Technology Centre, PANGU is currently being used by spacecraft engineers around the world, including the team working on ExoMars rover, which is scheduled to touch down on the red planet in 2020. The ESA h...

ESA recognition for Dundee technology

7 May 2018

Dundee and NUS partner for new joint degree programme

The University of Dundee and the National University of Singapore (NUS) have established a new partnership which will see students share their study time between Scotland and Singapore and earn a degree from both institutions. NUS and Dundee are both globally prominent in the field of life sciences and offer top-quality teaching and excellent student experience. The new Bachelor of Science degree programme jointly offered by the two universities combines these qualities in a package which allows students to experience life and study in both the UK and Asia. The new four-year programme was formally launched...

Dundee and NUS partner for new joint degree programme

4 May 2018

Computing Degree Show 2018

Digital pioneers from the University of Dundee will be showcasing their innovative and thought-provoking work at the Computing Degree Show 2018 today. Software engineers, games developers, computer programmers and tech entrepreneurs are among the graduating students whose creative talents will be celebrated at the event, which takes place at the University’s Queen Mother Building. More than 70 students about to complete the final year of their undergraduate courses will be on hand to demonstrate their work at the show on Friday 4 May. A wide range of visitors, including employers and industry profess...

Computing Degree Show 2018

3 May 2018

Plant scientist awarded Massalski research prize

A plant scientist from the University of Dundee has been awarded the prestigious Peter Massalski Prize for Meritorious Research for 2018. Dr Cristiane Calixto is a post-doctoral researcher in the Plant Sciences Division of the University’s School of Life Sciences, based at the James Hutton Institute. Her work focuses on understanding how plant gene expression is regulated, and on using molecular and computational approaches to analyse crop stress responses. Building on the partnership between the University and the James Hutton Institute, her research provides new insights into the biology of plant a...

Plant scientist awarded Massalski research prize

3 May 2018

Hallmark of success for Textile Design student

While preparing to celebrate at her final degree show this month, a Textile Design student at the University of Dundee has created a celebratory birthday card for Hallmark’s customers. Laura Collins, originally from Kirkcaldy, entered the University of Dundee through the foundation programme. In the third year of her course (2017), she took part in a project which had students working to a brief under the direction of executives at Hallmark. Laura’s illustrative work stood out so strongly that she was offered a covetable internship at Hallmark’s headquarters in August 2017, which led to a...

Hallmark of success for Textile Design student