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Students to display work inspired by D’Arcy Thompson He has already inspired generations of scientists, artists and thinkers including Alan Turing, Richard Dawkins and Claude Levi Strauss. Now the work of biologist and mathematician D’Arcy Thompson, has prompted a new exhibition of work from the new generation of Graphic Design and Illustration students at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design Dundee-China links strengthened with guest professorship The University of Dundee has formed a new link with China, with Professor Daan van Aalten from the School of Life Sciences being appointed a guest professor at Xiangya Hospital at Central South University in Changsha, China.
MyWay Digital Health Ltd win the ‘Enterprise in Education’ award MyWay Digital Health Ltd win the ‘Enterprise in Education’ award 28.10.17 at the annual Courier Business Awards. Edible experiments expected to wow Bubbling beverages, insect cookies and ice cream frozen by liquid nitrogen are on offer this week as researchers at the University of Dundee swap the lab for the kitchen to cook with chemistry.
Arbikie to serve a measure of advice University of Dundee alumnus and Commercial Director of the Arbikie Highland Estate, Iain Stirling will return to his alma mater next week to host a masterclass on enterprise. Fleming Prize for Dundee researcher University of Dundee scientist Dr Sarah Coulthurst has been awarded one of the most prestigious prizes in microbiology for her work studying how bacteria are able to cause disease.
Slessor Gardens goes skin-deep for Science Festival The exhibition ‘Expressions of Eczema’ is part of the Dundee Science Festival, and features art from four Scottish artists in collaboration with patients living with eczema and researchers from the University of Dundee. Animator brings missing-link back to life An animation lecturer from the University of Dundee has used a 150 year-old fossil cast to bring the missing link between birds and dinosaurs back to life.
Five-figure sum donation to improve facilities at University of Dundee One of the country’s largest funeral providers has given a generous donation to the University of Dundee to help provide world-class teaching facilities in the University’s Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID). Vaccinating against psoriasis, allergies and Alzheimer’s a possibility, research shows Research from the Universities of Dundee and Oxford has shown how combining the tetanus vaccine with a viral particle that normally affects cucumbers can be used to treat psoriasis and allergies, and may even protect against Alzheimer’s disease.
Why “Connections matter” – from conception onwards and in a digital world The connections we make from conception through our life spans, in a digital world and through disabilities and communication disorders, will be explored at an international gathering of researchers at the University of Dundee tomorrow. Diabetes patients asked to help with world leading study in Scotland A major diabetes study conducted by researchers in Scotland into how the disease develops and some of the reasons why it varies from patient to patient is now looking to recruit patients from across the country.
‘The most learned polymath of all time’ to be celebrated at conference The Universities of Dundee and St Andrews will from tomorrow host a major conference celebrating D’Arcy Thompson, author of one of the most influential science books of the 20th century and an esteemed former professor at both institutions. Dundee scientists solve 3D structure of key defence protein against Parkinson’s disease Scientists at the University of Dundee have identified the structure of a key enzyme that protects the brain against Parkinson’s disease.
The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2018 launched The third Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards are shaping up to be the biggest celebration of business-academic collaborations yet with Scotland’s colleges invited to enter for the first time.