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European diabetes award for Dundee Professor One of the major prizes in Europe for research in diabetes has been awarded to Professor Ewan Pearson, of the University of Dundee. £2million award for cancer researcher A University of Dundee scientist has been awarded £2million to explore the role that one of the most fundamental processes in cell biology plays in cancer.
New diagnostic test for human African Sleeping Sickness A new diagnostic test developed from research at the Universities of Dundee and Cambridge has been launched with the aim of helping eliminate the disease known as African sleeping sickness. Dundee shortlisted as University of the Year in Times Higher Education Awards The University of Dundee has been shortlisted as the `University of the Year’ for the Times Higher Education Awards 2017.
Careers Service in double award win The University of Dundee’s Careers Service has taken home two awards at one of the sector’s major awards ceremonies. New study shows genetic muscle pain disposition affecting statin users  People who have been prescribed statins to lower their cholesterol levels sometimes complain of muscle aches and pains and therefore stop taking their medication. This puts them at higher risk of developing diseases of the heart and blood vessels which the statins had been prescribed to prevent.
‘Gold standard’ recognition for Tayside Clinical Trials Unit Tayside Clinical Trials Unit (TCTU) – a joint initiative between the University of Dundee and NHS Tayside – has been recognised for the 'gold standard' of its clinical research. Nursing students work to save lives during earthquake scenario A major earthquake has struck Dundee and Fife, and University of Dundee nursing students have been drafted in to help.
Dundee leading the way in tackling lung disease after prestigious award. Respiratory researcher James Chalmers has been awarded the title of Professor and a £422,440 grant to conduct ground-breaking research into a common but neglected lung disease at the University of Dundee. Babies learn from day one, new study shows Babies have the capacity to learn from social experiences in their first days of life, a new study from Psychology researchers at the University of Dundee has revealed.
Cancer survivor channels experience into animation A University of Dundee student who battled cancer has used his experiences during treatment to come up with a novel way to help cancer specialist nurses Solar flares dazzle at Mills Observatory Solar experts from the University of Dundee joined citizen scientists to observe the mysteries of our Sun at Mills Observatory this week.
Dundee top in UK for providing ideas behind inventions University of Dundee research is the best in the UK at influencing innovation, according to a new report published today. Dundee ranked in UK’s top 10 for student satisfaction 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.
£1.5million Wellcome Trust award for cell cycle study Biochemists at the Universities of Liverpool and Dundee have been awarded a prestigious Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award in Science of more than £1.5million to study potential disease-causing mechanisms in the cell cycle.