Stories from the University of Dundee in 2021 - January to June

Press releases, features, and news from 2021 - January to June

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January to June

Heart by Anthony Head
View Discovery Days 2021

Press release

Vacuum cleaners that unblock brain vessels, super normal design for extraordinary bodies, and the ways in which our medical data can aid the COVID-19 fight are just some of the topics to be explored at the University of Dundee next week.

Published on 6 January 2021

News

Review of the Year 2020 took place virtually today with the Dean, Inke Nathke sharing the highlights of activity within the School from 2020 which was dominated by the coronavirus pandemic.

Published on 20 January 2021

Feature

Research at the University has shown, for the first time, that midwifery is essential to improving the survival, health and well-being of mothers and infants

Published on 21 January 2021

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We are using a collection of over 30 million clinical images and applying artificial intelligence to recognise warning signs which may mean a patient's health is at risk.

Published on 28 January 2021

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A month of events at the University of Dundee will help to promote positive role models from within the LGBT+ community and showcase their impact on the world.

Published on 29 January 2021

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Tailoring asthma therapy in adolescent patients according to their genetic make-up can lead to significant improvement in control of the disease, according to new research from the University of Dundee and the Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Published on 2 February 2021

News

Kevin Wahba studied law at the University of Dundee and now works as a Geomatics Engineer, Lawyer and an Ontario Land Surveyor

Published on 9 February 2021

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Work to build on Dundee’s world-class expertise in biomedical sciences is set to begin in earnest after the ‘Growing the Tay Cities Biomedical Cluster’ project was officially signed off by the Tay Cities Region Joint Committee today (February 19).

Published on 19 February 2021

school of life sciences building
View New Coronavirus Toolkit allows for ‘open access’ of antibodies and genetic tools to further global research into Covid-19 variants

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An international consortium, led by scientists in Scotland, have devised a Coronavirus Toolkit which gives researchers from across the world open access to a wide range of materials to further Covid-19 research.

Published on 25 February 2021

News

Despite the challenges over the last year, our BAcc Accountancy students continue to impress graduate recruiters, with many of the current 4th years already securing graduate jobs.

Published on 1 May 2021

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A team of students from the University of Dundee have received a major boost in their quest to end poverty in the city, by winning a UK wide competition

Published on 1 May 2021

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The Science@Home initiative developed by Dundee Science Centre, the School of Science and Engineering, and Dundee and Angus College aims to break down barriers to learning

Published on 3 May 2021

Feature

Exscientia is at the forefront of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven drug discovery and design and world-leaders in their field

Published on 25 May 2021

Press release

University of Dundee scientists and clinicians have secured £5 million in funding to aid research that aims to establish the causes of vulnerability to chronic pain and advance treatment

Published on 27 May 2021

Feature

With a prominent research-intensive School of Art & Design and research strengths in Humanities, we have a long history of research in collaboration with the creative industries, locally, nationally and internationally in a number of ways.

Published on 8 June 2021

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View Space research

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Our space research dates back to breakthroughs in aerospace engineering and space technology, such as R&D taken forward by our spinout company STAR-Dundee, which specialises in spacecraft on-board data-handling and processing technologies.

Published on 10 June 2021

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View Global Social Justice

Feature

Growing Up on the Streets is an innovative participatory research project following the lives of street children and youth as they grow up on the streets of African cities.

Published on 10 June 2021

Feature

Social work education and workforce development practice is being transformed across Scotland based on research undertaken by Dr Trish McCulloch in the School of Education and Social Work.

Published on 10 June 2021

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From moving from Florida to Scotland at the end of high school to graduating at DJCAD with a BDes in Animation. We spoke to Faith McConnell to find out about her experience at DJCAD and what she’s enjoyed most about living in the City of Discovery.

Published on 13 June 2021

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Organisers of a University of Dundee event hope to spark new ideas about how to encourage traditionally underrepresented groups to choose STEM subjects - science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

Published on 21 June 2021