Stories from the University of Dundee in 2022 - July to December

Press releases, features, and news from 2022 - July to December

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July to December

Feature

In our last newsletter, we asked our alumni, to share their news, updates and achievements with us. Thank you to everyone who got in touch.

Published on 5 August 2022

Black and white photo of students playing rugby
View A trip down memory lane

Feature

We recently asked you to send us your photos of sports teams that you were involved in as a student. Thank you to everyone who got in touch. We hope you enjoy the trip down memory lane!

Published on 5 August 2022

Dr Kieran Baxter observes some technical equipment in front of an expansive landscape
View Global crisis, global impact

Feature

Ranked as the top university in the UK for climate action – and in the top five in the world – the University of Dundee was compelled to play its part in the landmark COP26 summit, contributing its expert insight and research to the two-week event.

Published on 5 August 2022

Eilish McColgan running
View Giving back to track

Feature

Eilish McColgan had her university life interrupted by the small matter of the 2012 Olympics, leading to a decade as a top-level distance runner. Now she is looking to enable the next generation of athletes to reach their full potential.

Published on 5 August 2022

Profile photo of Amanda Millar
View From one Court to another

Feature

Amanda Millar’s rise to the upper echelons of Scotland’s legal profession was guided by values rather than a calculated career plan. These values have led her to election as Chair of Court earlier this year.

Published on 5 August 2022

Keith Harris standing talking to others
View The wonder years

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Keith Harris took an unorthodox path through university, which led to a decades-long career in the music business, as the manager of Stevie Wonder among other artists. Now he is back at Dundee after being elected Rector.

Published on 5 August 2022

Alessio Ciulli holding a 3D model
View Spinning out

Feature

From their inception, universities have always been centres of creativity, a gathering point for curious minds. They have also been drivers of our economy, turning ideas into application and creating new businesses.

Published on 5 August 2022

Feature

Each year, The Bridge loves to highlight your stories of how love blossomed at the University. Please enjoy these tales of love from our alumni.

Published on 5 August 2022

Two girls standing looking out over a balcony
View Tackling racism

Feature

Despite our many policies regarding racial equality, diversity and inclusion, the results of our Race Equality survey showed that this had not been enough. We must do more.

Published on 5 August 2022

Graphic of MRI machine
View A new dawn for Peter

Feature

With your help, our neurosurgeons are performing incisionless surgery using an MRI-guided focused ultrasound scanner to eliminate essential tremor with life-changing results. Peter Airey shares with us his story of taking part in the clinical trial.

Published on 5 August 2022

An illustration of a man holding a saxophone
View A drawn-out love affair

Feature

The education that Simon Cooper received in Dundee was not confined to the classroom. Being taken under the wing of one of the city’s most celebrated musical sons helped propel him towards a fantasy career capturing rock’s biggest names for posterity.

Published on 5 August 2022

Press release

A group of Ukrainian medical students will continue their education in Scotland following the signing of a twinning agreement with the University of Dundee.

Published on 8 September 2022

News

Nineteen pitches took place online at the Venture Competition on Friday 25 February as part of this year’s Entrepreneurship Week.

Published on 25 October 2022

News

Twenty-two pitches took place online at the Venture Competition on Friday 26 February as part of this year’s Entrepreneurship Week.

Published on 27 October 2022

News

Eleven members of the University of Dundee community won a total of £27,500 of funding for their business ideas at the finals of the Venture 2019 competition.

Published on 27 October 2022

News

Nine members of the University of Dundee community won £26,000 of funding for their business ideas at the Venture 2018 competition final on Friday 23 February 2018.

Published on 27 October 2022

News

Using drama to support pupils’ transitions from primary to secondary school: interface between scholarship, research and practice

Published on 9 November 2022

Press release

We know that many students are already struggling with the cost of living crisis and will be concerned that things may get more difficult as we move into winter.

Published on 21 November 2022

News

The city-wide Bonnie Dundee group won a gold award this year for their work on the wildflower project

Published on 5 December 2022

Poster for Discovery Days 2023
View Discovery Days 2023

Press release

Sonic screwdrivers, social purpose and ‘stuckness’ are just some of the topics to be explored at the University of Dundee next month.

Published on 20 December 2022