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Another chance for the last man hanged in Dundee?

William Bury Mock Trial

A re-examination of the medical evidence which led to the execution of William Bury, the last man hanged in Dundee 129 years ago, will be staged at a public mock trial next month, organised by the University of Dundee. Bury was found guilty of the murder of his wife Ellen, and hanged on April 24, 1889. In his initial confession he made a claim to be Jack the Ripper. His conviction rested largely on medical evidence which drew ...

Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2018 finalist

Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2018

The University of Dundee is delighted to be a finalist in two separate categories at the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2018, including the Social and Environmental Impact Award. The University team has been working with a Cumbernauld-based company on their project for over five years. Their work looks at ways to recycle print toner powder by making it soluble for use in the building industry, art and animal medical treatm...