Stories from the University of Dundee in 2020 - January to June

Press releases, features, and news from 2020 - January to June

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January

News

Our annual Honours Project Symposium 2019 took place at the end of term in December.

Published on 6 January 2020

L-r: Senga Robertson-Albertyn, Professor Mel Woods, Dr Amy Rogers
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Press release

Stephen Fry has lavished praise on University of Dundee staff and students who have won awards, named after the University’s former rector, for their success in sharing their work with the public.

Published on 14 January 2020

News

Review of the Year 2019 took place today with the Dean, Julian Blow sharing the highlights of activity within the School from 2019. The presentation closed with the annual School prizes presentation.

Published on 15 January 2020

News

The new advanced text book on Prokaryotic Metabolism and Physiology by Byung Hong Kim and Geoff Gadd has been published recently by Cambridge University Press.

Published on 24 January 2020

Calum and Sze San Fraser on their wedding day
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Feature

When Sze San Ngu left the Malaysian city of Kuching for Scotland 15 years ago she could not have imagined how the move would transform her life.

Published on 16 April 2020

Children on sheet with pots of paint
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Feature

This project looks at the impact arts participation can have upon the social well-being of young children and how shared art experiences may help to build strong attachment relationships

Published on 20 April 2020

Press release

NHS Tayside is working with local industry, the University of Dundee and community volunteers to produce thousands of additional sets of scrubs for frontline staff

Published on 21 April 2020

News

Dr Xiaoyi (Shawn) Mu’s paper “Asymmetric Volatility in Commodity Markets” has recently published at Journal of Commodity Markets, a leading journal in the field

Published on 6 May 2020

Feature

Stories of our alumni going above and beyond during the Covid-19 pandemic

Published on 12 May 2020

Press release

Dundee University Islamic Society is working in collaboration with the charity Change Makers – Yusuf Youth Initiative, to help deliver meals to anyone in the Dundee community that needs help breaking their fast during the month of Ramadan

Published on 18 May 2020

Feature

STAR-Dundee are an engineering space company focussed on spacecraft onboard data-handling technology

Published on 25 May 2020

Feature

MyWay Digital Health aims to improve the lives of people living with diabetes through data-driven technology solutions

Published on 25 May 2020

Feature

WLC Ltd conduct first-class contract research, solving problems others cannot solve

Published on 25 May 2020

Feature

Ubiquigent Limited is a specialist developer and supplier of Drug Discovery Services, high quality Research Tools and Chemistry to the life science research community worldwide

Published on 25 May 2020

Press release

ACES at the University of Dundee, in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, have launched an online creative project to ensure senior-phase school pupils continue to receive creative support. 

Published on 27 May 2020

News

We are sad to share the news about the death of Ariel Bergmann

Published on 28 May 2020

Feature

A collaboration between the University of Dundee, The Science and Technology Facilities Council, and CERN

Published on 28 May 2020

Feature

A partnership between Rautomead Ltd and the University of Dundee has helped to maintain Rautomead Ltd's position as market leaders in their field

Published on 28 May 2020

Feature

The University of Dundee’s Division of Signal Transduction Therapy (DSTT) is one of the world’s most significant collaborations between the commercial pharmaceutical industry and any academic research institute

Published on 28 May 2020

Feature

McCormack Innovation worked with scientists at the University of Dundee and Heriot Watt University on FlushAway wipes that dissolve in water preventing blocked sewage networks and pollution to the water and marine environment

Published on 28 May 2020

News

Over the last few weeks, the School of Business has embarked on producing a series of interviews, from our home locations

Published on 29 May 2020

News

Dr Dooruj Rambaccussing and Dr Andrzej Kwiatkowski have secured publication of their work for the special issue “Text-based data and forecasting” in the International Journal of Forecasting

Published on 3 June 2020

News

A raft of family-friendly activities highlighting the ‘superhero powers’ of microbes have been lined up by University of Dundee scientists to keep children engaged in science during lockdown.

Published on 5 June 2020

Feature

Brexit called into question what many had based life choices on: that as citizens of the EU they could move, live, and work freely. Our research examined whether that citizenship is a fundamental right that people cannot be stripped of against their will.

Published on 5 June 2020

a group of 17 people facing the camera and smiling
View Pits not pitfalls

Feature

Natural resources utilisation can help or hinder a nation’s development. We help governments across the developing world achieve the positive outcomes that they want from their natural resource endowments.

Published on 10 June 2020

Press release

Drugs that were developed to treat Alzheimer’s Disease could be re-purposed to prevent - or even reverse - the damage done to the blood vessels in people who are obese or suffer from type 2 diabetes, according to new research

Published on 29 June 2020