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A world of flat screens

The technology that made the ubiquitous LCD screen possible can be traced back to a former jute shed in Dundee

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Image of robot inside a 74millimetre-aperture LHC beam screen

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The University of Dundee is one of nine UK research organisations which have embarked on a £26million project to help upgrade the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, on the French/Swiss border near Geneva.

Published on 11 September 2020

Pic of skin cancer

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Researchers and clinicians from the University of Dundee and NHS Tayside hope to develop technology capable of diagnosing skin cancer after benefitting from a major UK Government investment in artificial intelligence.

Published on 8 September 2020

Abstract image of information array around human head

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The job of the intelligence services these days is much more about desk-based analysis than it is speedboats, exploding pens and bullet-proof Aston Martins.

Published on 17 August 2020

a group of men operating a winch aboard a vessel

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The University of Dundee’s Civil Engineering department has been working as part of a consortium exploring how technology developed for the marine energy industry may help salmon farmers operate in remote locations and reduce their environmental impact.

Published on 13 August 2020

black girls at computers learning to code

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The Dundee University Computing Society in collaboration with the Women in STEM Society organised an exciting fundraising event to raise funds for the charity Black Girls Code.

Published on 12 August 2020

Evidence Chamber poster

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Top crime writers who have devised countless gruesome killings will guess whodunit when an interactive theatre piece co-developed at the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science (LRCFS) makes its online debut next week.

Published on 16 July 2020