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Computing student named Software Engineer of the Year

Computing Science student Can Gafuroglu has won first prize and been named Young Software Engineer of the Year organised by ScotlandIS, the trade body for the digital technologies industry. Can’s project uses AI and machine learning to support smart diagnosis of early dementia. The 2018 Young Software Engineer of the Year Awards, now in their 29th year, are given to the best undergraduate software projects, drawn from ac...

University’s weapons footage arms police with new knowledge

University of Dundee footage showing the devastating effects of firearms is being used as a new means of training to aid the investigation of gun crime. The University’s Dr Michael Brown has been working with the Forensic Services Firearms Section of the Scottish Police Authority as part of a collaboration on improving ways that firearms offences are investigated. Utilising high-speed, ultra-sensitive cameras from the Un...