27 Jun 2016

EU Referendum message from the Principal

The result of the EU Referendum will undoubtedly have implications for higher education but no matter what comes in the future we will ensure that our University continues to be an international one, with staff and students from across the EU and beyond. Dundee is an international university, welcoming students and staff from around the world to Scotland. We currently host students from three-quarters of all the countries in the world and last week we were joined for Graduation by students and families from as far afield as China, North America and Africa. And, of course, hundreds of graduates from across ...

EU Referendum message from the Principal

27 Jun 2016

Jacqui Wood Cancer Centre opens doors to showcase world-leading work

The University of Dundee’s Division of Cancer Research will next week welcome visitors keen to hear about its pioneering work to the Jacqui Wood Cancer Centre. The Division is hosting an Open Day from 10am-3pm on Saturday, 2nd July to showcase its world-leading research from the bench to the bedside. Demonstrations, lab tours and talks from cancer researchers will introduce the variety of cancer-related activities taking place at the Centre, situated on the Ninewells Hospital estate. Dennis the Menace, the public face of the Ninewells Cancer Campaign, will welcome visitors to the Centre, and a variet...

Jacqui Wood Cancer Centre opens doors to showcase world-leading work

27 Jun 2016

Under 18s go free at Dundee Botanic Garden.

The University of Dundee Botanic Garden will open its gates for free to under 18s this summer. Every day between July and August, young people will be able to see the collection of conifers, broad-leaved trees, shrubs, tropical and temperate glasshouses, all for free. Adults will also benefit from this offer every Saturday until August 27th. Curator Alasdair Hood said, “The Botanic Garden is a treasure and one of the finest examples of a large-scale garden to be found in Scotland. “We are looking forward to welcoming visitors to the Garden this summer. There’s lots going on and there is s...

Under 18s go free at Dundee Botanic Garden.

27 Jun 2016

‘Leaping Girl’ puts Professor in line for award

Graeme Hutton, Professor of Architecture at the University of Dundee, is in the running for a national photography award celebrating the UK’s best museums. Five museums and galleries have been shortlisted for the Museum of the Year prize awarded annually by the Art Fund organisation. Alongside the main award, Art Fund are running a competition to find the best photograph of the shortlisted entries. Professor Hutton’s picture, ‘Leaping Girl’, was chosen by world-renowned photographer Rankin as the best submission showing off the Jupiter Artland attraction. Members of the public have ...

‘Leaping Girl’ puts Professor in line for award

23 Jun 2016

‘Outstanding’ mother and son hailed at Graduation

Mechanical Engineering student Jamie Scott will be recognised for his stellar academic achievements at the University of Dundee on the same day that the institution celebrates his mother’s exceptional teaching. Jamie (23) will graduate with First Class honours in Mechanical Engineering at the Caird Hall on the morning of Friday, 24th June and will receive the School of Science & Engineering’s Sir James Black Prize during the same ceremony. These annual awards are presented by each of the University’s component Schools to the final-year undergraduate student making the most outstanding...

‘Outstanding’ mother and son hailed at Graduation