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
View 2020 Stephen Fry Awards

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

Feature

Supporting creativity in Dundee communities

Published on 18 March 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

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

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

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

Press release

Uptake of the University of Dundee’s Access Summer Schools has rocketed this year by over 80%, with over 360 degree applicants taking part in the intensive courses to help them prepare for entry to the University.

Published on 29 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