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Innovate UK grant to boost discovery of new antibacterial drugs The University of Dundee has been awarded a near-£1million grant from Innovate UK that will enable the University to create an Antibacterial Drug Discovery Accelerator and further build on the world-leading work carried out in its Drug Discovery Unit. Fife Science Festival 2017 - call for participants/helpers Dundee Science Centre is calling for organisations/individuals to be part of Fife Science Festival 2017 running from 17th May – 10th June
Tay Cities Deal Submission Launched. Our ambitious @taycities deal has been launched. To find our more, and to register your support, visit http://www.taycities.co.uk Dundee SmartCare Convention, a free event in the Caird Hall on 15 February. The next five years in digital healthcare is a key topic at this year's Dundee SmartCare Convention, a free event in the Caird Hall on 15 February.
Early Bird Registration now open for the 17th BioDundee International Conference 23-24 May 23rd and 24th May 2017 New study testing the delivery of the best asthma treatment based on genetics Children and young adults with asthma (aged 12-18) are being asked to join the study to see whether they respond better to a personalised approach to asthma treatment than to the current standard treatments.
£13.6 million award to establish new Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research at Dundee The University of Dundee has been awarded £13.6 million by Wellcome to establish a new research centre to tackle some of the world’s most devastating diseases. See what I mean? Workshop with 'Trolls' Dave Burgess of DreamWorks The Workshop is open to all sectors and will be led by The Animation Centrifuge and Dave Burgess. Also presenting ground-breaking work on visualisation for medicine will be Jim Bown, Professor of Systems Biology at Abertay University.
Booking open for Scotland's Life Sciences Dinner and Annual Awards, 2nd February 2017 Time 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm Venue: National Museum of Scotland Wellcome multi-million pound boost for biomedical research at Dundee Wellcome has awarded the University £3.75million from their Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF).
Scottish Life Sciences Awards 2017 - Call for Nominations now open The Awards will be presented at Scotland’s Life Sciences Dinner and Annual Awards 2017 on Thursday 2nd February 2017 at the National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh. Award-winning academia-industry collaboration attracts £7 million to accelerate drug discovery Support enables scientists at Dundee to continue their fundamental research in multiple therapeutic areas, including cancer, arthritis, lupus, hypertension and Parkinson’s disease.
Dundee expert contributing to historic New York debates on antimicrobial resistance Professor Dilip Nathwani, President of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Honorary Professor of Infection at the University of Dundee, and Consultant Physician in Infectious Diseases at NHS Tayside, will be among those contributing to the historic high-level meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Jobs, Skills and Apprenticeships Fair. 12-5pm, Thursday 29 September 2016 The event & exhibition is open to anyone who is interested in moving forward in 2016, whether that's finding a job, changing career, starting a business or adding to the skills and qualifications you already have to find something new.
GPs turn to Dundee for IT help – 70 jobs created Technology is making life easier for patients and doctors, and some of that is Made In Dundee.