Géotechnique Lecture honour for Dundee academic

Dr Jonathan Knappett Institution of Civil Engineers lecture

A University of Dundee researcher has been chosen to deliver one of the most prestigious lectures in the field of Civil Engineering in recognition of his work exploring how vegetation can protect transport infrastructure against the damaging effects of natural hazards. Dr Jonathan Knappett, Discipline Lead for Civil Engineering at the University, has been chosen to deliver the 13th Biennial Géotechnique Lecture at the I...

The Margaret Harris Lecture 2017 - Martin Pistorius

Martin Pistorius speaks at the Margaret Harris Lecture 2017

A man who spent 14 years in institutions for people with profound learning and physical disabilities after contracting a brain infection shared the story of how he battled back to health at this year’s Margaret Harris Lecture at the University of Dundee. At the age of 12, Martin Pistorius began developing symptoms that included losing the ability to move by himself. The South African later fell into a vegetative state th...