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

2 May 2018

Dundee pupils `Powering Transformation’

Hundreds of secondary school pupils from across Dundee are `Powering Transformation’ at the University of Dundee this week with the help of the Transformation Trust. Students from five schools – Braeview Academy, Baldragon Academy, St Paul’s RC Academy, Harris Academy and Morgan Academy – have been taking part in the Powering Transformation workshop, developed by the Transformation Trust and supported by Dell. It is the first time the Transformation Trust have run the event in Scotland. The pupils have been given the chance to visit and work in departments across the University, mai...

Dundee pupils `Powering Transformation’

2 May 2018

‘Art and Design Stories – Made in Dundee’ – Arts Café on 8 May

Students exhibiting at this year’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design and Architecture Degree Show will discuss the motivation and meaning behind their work at next week’s Dundee Arts Café event. Graduating students from the Art and Philosophy, Graphic Design, Product Design and Textile Design courses will talk about their Degree Show exhibits at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum on Tuesday, 8May. Each year, the University of Dundee’s Crawford and Matthew buildings are transformed into Scotland’s largest exhibition space to showcase the work of over ...

‘Art and Design Stories – Made in Dundee’ – Arts Café on 8 May

1 May 2018

Launch of Platinum Informatics Ltd

Platinum Informatics is a new spin-out company providing state of the art software solutions for the management, visualisation and analysis of large and complex data sets in a wide range of laboratory and industrial environments. The company is commercialising software developed for more than ten years within the University of Dundee by Professor Angus Lamond’s team in the School of Life Sciences. Platinum Informatics has built upon software created for the analysis of biological big data, generated in Professor Lamond’s world-leading Laboratory for Quantitative Proteomics. The software was ori...

Launch of Platinum Informatics Ltd