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

18 Jan 2019

Taking a bite out of bad dental habits

University of Dundee students helped local primary school pupils to brush up on their dental health on Friday. Toothy Tigers, a student-led educational initiative from the University’s School of Dentistry, visited St Paul’s RC Academy to highlight the importance of good oral health to around 200 P7 pupils from local cluster schools. The team of eight dental students demonstrated to pupils how to look after their teeth, showing them how to brush correctly and highlighting how sugary snacks and drinks can take a bite out of their pearly whites. Professor Peter Mossey from the School of Dentistry ...

Taking a bite out of bad dental habits