Tag Archives: University of Dundee

University of Dundee ranked 9th in UK’s 2017 National Student Survey

DUNDEE, 09-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Dundee is ranked 9th in the UK in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS), achieving a top 10 place for a second successive year. The University recorded overall satisfaction of 90 per cent, … Read the full press release

University of Dundee awarded £7 million grant for new Scotland-India clinical partnership to combat diabetes

DUNDEE, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Dundee has been awarded a £7million grant from the National Institute of Health Research Global Health programme to establish a major new Scotland-India clinical partnership to combat diabetes. The NIHR Global Health Research … Read the full press release

University of Dundee: Cooper Summer Residency at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design goes online

DUNDEE, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — This year’s Cooper Summer Residency at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design will be unfolding online as writer and creator Seán Elder shares his work across the internet. Seán will be showcasing ‘Encountering’, an online art … Read the full press release

University of Dundee won the Gold award in 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

Dundee, Scotland, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Dundee has been given a Gold award – the highest possible rating – in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The TEF was introduced by the UK Government to recognise and reward … Read the full press release

University of Dundee hosts its annual summer graduation ceremonies

DUNDEE, Scotland, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thousands of successful students will feel the tap of the Dundee bonnet this week as the University of Dundee hosts its annual summer graduation ceremonies. Some 2746 students will graduate with degrees, postgraduate diplomas and … Read the full press release

National Breastfeeding in Scotland Week: critical need to shift the culture around breastfeeding

DUNDEE, Scotland, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Experts in neonatal care, mother and infant health, and nutrition from across Scotland are calling for a `change in the conversation’ around breastfeeding, at the start of National Breastfeeding in Scotland Week. More than 30 … Read the full press release

University of Dundee Professor Wendy Moncur leads project aimed at understanding how people keep secrets online

DUNDEE, Scotland, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eight projects to address some of the security threats facing the UK have been announced by the Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST). One of the projects is led by Professor Wendy … Read the full press release

Women and Celebrity Culture discussion at Dundee’s Art Gallery and Museum

DUNDEE, 02-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — This month’s Dundee Arts Café will be taking a look at the role women have played in the creation of celebrity culture. Dr Ana Salzberg from the University of Dundee will be discussing the evolution of … Read the full press release

University of Dundee awarded grant from Innovate UK to create an Antibacterial Drug Discovery Accelerator

Dundee, Scotland, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Antimicrobial resistance is one of the greatest threats to global human and animal health – the O’Neill Report published last year stated that, unless we take urgent action, it will be directly responsible for over … Read the full press release

Dundee, Edinburgh embark on joint Regenerative Medicine Research

DUNDEE, 10-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Research teams based at the Universities of Dundee and Edinburgh are looking to partner with the pharmaceutical industry to better understand the biological processes that could allow the development of new drugs to support tissue regeneration … Read the full press release

Vintage Find: Retro Dundee Footage Surfaces

DUNDEE, 10-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Remarkable footage from the 1970s, a time when the hair was longer and the trousers wider, has been discovered in the University of Dundee archive and now made available as part of the University’s 50th anniversary … Read the full press release

University of Dundee students and Scottish rugby legend Scott Hastings to raise awareness of mouth cancer

DUNDEE, 17-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Dental students from the University of Dundee have teamed up with Scottish rugby legend Scott Hastings and oral health experts in a bid to raise awareness of mouth cancer. Hastings, patron of the charity Let’s Talk … Read the full press release

University of Dundee student Kieran Baxter won 2016 Arts and Humanities Research Council ‘Research in Film Awards’ Doctoral Award

DUNDEE, 17-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design PhD student Kieran Baxter has won an award for his stunning visual reinterpretation of two prehistoric Angus hill forts. ‘The Caterthuns’ won Kieran the 2016 Arts and Humanities … Read the full press release

University of Dundee commissioned human genome artwork on display at the UK home of the Human Genome Project

DUNDEE, 07-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A unique artwork commissioned by the University of Dundee that explores the human genome has gone on display at the UK home of the Human Genome Project for the first time. Stutterer, created by renowned visual … Read the full press release

Cancer Research UK awarded £1.35million to Dr Constance Alabert for cancer research in University of Dundee

DUNDEE, 07-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A talented international scientist has been awarded £1.35million from Cancer Research UK to bring her ground breaking research into how tumours develop to the University of Dundee. Dr Constance Alabert is one of only three researchers … Read the full press release

University of Dundee study: are electronic cigarettes actually safer or less bad for our health than traditional cigarettes

DUNDEE, 29-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Electronic cigarettes and the habit of vaping are being used by more and more people to help them stop smoking, but are they actually safer or less bad for our health than traditional cigarettes? Smokers in … Read the full press release

University of Dundee to host the first Eurocamp Residential Basketball Camp to be held in Scotland

DUNDEE, 13-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Institute of Sport and Exercise (ISE) at the University of Dundee will play host to over 60 talented young basketball players from across the country during the first Eurocamp Residential Basketball Camp to be held in Scotland. … Read the full press release

University of Dundee hosts new exhibition celebrating 150th anniversary of the birth of renowned artist John Duncan

Dundee, Scotland, UK, 12-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — An exhibition celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of John Duncan, one of Scotland’s most internationally renowned artists, has gone on display at the University of Dundee. The exhibition features two of Duncan’s classic … Read the full press release

University of Dundee: Professor Doreen Cantrell to receive the Novartis Medal and Prize

Dundee, Scotland, 30-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Doreen Cantrell, Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow and Dean of the School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee, is to be awarded one of the UK’s most prestigious honours in biochemistry, the … Read the full press release

Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Fatou Bensouda will visit the University of Dundee on 5th March

Dundee, Scotland, 22-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court will visit the University of Dundee next month to discuss the importance of scientific evidence in high-profile trials. Fatou Bensouda, who leads the Office of the Prosecutor … Read the full press release

Global Service Jam Dundee 26th-28th February 2016

Dundee, Scotland, 22-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — What would you do if you only had 48 hours to change the world? That’s a question designers from Dundee will be grappling with when they get together with people from all walks of life … Read the full press release

University of Dundee’s ‘Spend a Penny for PAMIS’ campaign to support people with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD)

Dundee, 30-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Dundee-based charity PAMIS is inviting members of the public to flush away exclusion by spending a penny to support people with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and their families. The ‘Spend a Penny … Read the full press release

University of Dundee researchers named EMBO Young Investigators

Dundee, 30-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Two researchers from the University of Dundee have been recognised as rising stars in European sciences after being named EMBO Young Investigators. Dr Yogesh Kulathu and Dr Robert Ryan, both based in the School of Life Sciences … Read the full press release

Public lecture at University of Dundee about ‘Anglo-Scottish (mis)understandings and the Future of the Union’ on Wednesday 20th November

Dundee, Scotland, 18-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The growing political importance of how the Scots and the English perceive each other’s national identity will be explored at a public lecture at the University of Dundee this week. Professor Michael Kenny, of Queen Mary … Read the full press release