Professor David Maguire

Interim Principal and Vice-Chancellor

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Professor David Maguire was appointed Interim Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Dundee from February 1, 2020, for a period of seven months.

Professor Maguire is Chair of Jisc, the UK higher, further education and skills sectors’ not-for-profit organisation for digital services and solutions, and will continue in that part-time role while at Dundee.

Professor Maguire was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Greenwich from 2011 to 2019, and before that Pro Vice-Chancellor (research and enterprise) at Birmingham City University.

He holds a doctorate from the University of Bristol and a BSc from the University of Exeter.  He is an acknowledged expert in computer mapping and geographic information systems and has published seven books and over 100 scientific and technical publications.


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Press Release

The University of Dundee and Dundee University Students’ Association have issued a 'thank you' message to our students.

Published on 28 September 2020

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Press Release

An urgent message for all University of Dundee students from Professor David Maguire, Interim Principal & Vice-Chancellor.

Published on 25 September 2020