23 Sep 2016

Dundee is Scottish University of the Year – again!

The University of Dundee has been named Scottish University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide for a second consecutive year. Dundee has been hailed for excellent teaching quality and student experience, being placed in the top ten in the UK for both key measures in the Good University Guide analysis. The Guide also noted the strength of research at the University and the institution’s economic, social and cultural impact. “Dundee proves it is possible to be both an outstanding teaching university and one at the cutting edge in research work - and for this it earne...

Dundee is Scottish University of the Year – again!

23 Sep 2016

Dundee is Scottish University of the Year – again!

The University of Dundee has been named Scottish University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide for a second consecutive year. Dundee has been hailed for excellent teaching quality and student experience, being placed in the top ten in the UK for both key measures in the Good University Guide analysis. The Guide also noted the strength of research at the University and the institution’s economic, social and cultural impact. “Dundee proves it is possible to be both an outstanding teaching university and one at the cutting edge in research work - and for this it earne...

Dundee is Scottish University of the Year – again!

22 Sep 2016

Dundee-designed mirror reflects more than just looks

Have you ever looked in a mirror and wondered who is looking back? Or what your fourteen year-old self would think of you now? A new device developed by product designers at the University of Dundee and Northumbria University, Newcastle is answering these questions by capturing your looks and playing music from your estimated adolescence. Developed as a research prototype that uses online artificial intelligence to guess your age and play music from when it estimates you were 14 years-old, the ‘SelfReflector’ has also shown the potential to change the way that people interact with shops. The mi...

Dundee-designed mirror reflects more than just looks

22 Sep 2016

User Centre celebrates decade of discovery

The pioneering User Centre at the University of Dundee will celebrate a decade of bringing the benefits of modern technology to the elderly and adults with severe communication disabilities tomorrow. The User Centre, based in the Queen Mother Building, will commemorate its first ten years of innovative research with the unveiling of a plaque in memory of John Gibson, first chair and founding member of the Centre who passed away last year. The event will coincide with the announcement of Hollywood actor Brian Cox as the Centre’s first Patron. For a decade, the User Centre has been meeting the needs of...

User Centre celebrates decade of discovery

21 Sep 2016

Dundee rises in table of world’s top universities

The University of Dundee has risen five places to 180th in this year’s Times Higher Education World University Rankings and has been named as one of the world’s top young universities in another prestigious survey. The latest edition of the THE rankings puts the University at 28th place among UK institutions as it strengthens its grip on a place within the elite top 200. The league table uses 13 measures of performance, grouped into five pillars - teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income – to rank universities across the globe. Dundee’s high rating is...

Dundee rises in table of world’s top universities