1 Jul 2016

Experts gather for `concrete technology heaven’

Innovations in concrete, which are helping deliver major construction projects around the world including the new Forth Crossing and V&A Museum of Design Dundee in Scotland, will be highlighted in a gathering of international experts at the University of Dundee next week. The 9th International Concrete Conference at the University will welcome over 200 attendees from countries including the USA, China, India and Malaysia. Research presented at the conference will discuss topics as diverse as the use of waste plastic bottles in concrete blocks, low energy and even carbon dioxide cured concrete.  Th...

Experts gather for `concrete technology heaven’

1 Jul 2016

Professor Steele appointed Chair of UK Screening Committee

Professor Bob Steele, of the University of Dundee, has been appointed as the independent Chair of the UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC), the body which advises Ministers and the NHS in all four countries about all aspects of screening policy. Professor Steele is one of the UK’s leading authorities on cancer screening, which plays a vital role in detecting the disease in its earliest stages and increasing survival rates. His main interest is colorectal cancer and he is Director of the Scottish Colorectal Cancer Screening Programme, having acted as clinical lead for the UK demonstration pilot th...

Professor Steele appointed Chair of UK Screening Committee

30 Jun 2016

Scenic sights on show at University

A selection of scenic views by celebrated Scottish and English landscape painters from the early 19th century until the present day will go on display at the University of Dundee tomorrow. The exhibition, entitled ‘Scenic’, will be on display at the Tower Foyer Gallery. It includes previously unseen works by artists such as William York Macgregor, celebrated as the founding father of the Glasgow Boys, and Charlotte Nasmyth, a rare example of a highly successful female painter in the 19th century. Curator Matthew Jarron explained, “We are proudly showcasing some of the University’s e...

Scenic sights on show at University

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

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