Experts and patients meet to tackle Scotland’s chronic pain Experts and patients meet to tackle Scotland’s chronic pain The growing use of opioids to treat chronic pain will be one of the major talking points at a University of Dundee conference today. Storey sisters share the secrets of neuron birth in latest show The award-winning Storey sisters will launch their latest exhibition in Dundee this week, fusing the worlds of fashion and cellular biology.
Signalling study sheds light on conditions from alopecia to cancer Researchers from the University of Dundee and the Francis Crick Institute have made a significant discovery about a cellular pathway associated with developmental defects and a myriad of diseases ranging from alopecia to colorectal cancer. Dundee ranked among UK’s best for student experience The University of Dundee has been ranked among the top universities in the United Kingdom – and 2nd in Scotland – in the 2018 Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey.
£8000 scholarships open to pupils with a degree in their sights School pupils in Dundee looking to move on to higher education are invited to apply for scholarships worth £8000 over the duration of a four-year degree at the University of Dundee Professor Nicola Stanley-Wall elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Professor Nicola Stanley-Wall, of the University of Dundee, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE). Professor Stanley-Wall is Head of the Division of Molecular Microbiology in the School of Life Sciences at the University.
Argument technology helping to combat fake news Cutting-edge argument technology developed at the University of Dundee will be used by thousands of school pupils across the UK this month as part of a major BBC initiative supporting young people to identify real news and filter out fake or false information. Lord Provost becomes 200,000th SHARE signatory at celebration of global diabetes partnership Lord Provost of Dundee Ian Borthwick will next week become the 200,000th signatory to a unique database helping researchers to carry out ground-breaking medical research. He will sign up for the Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE) when he welcomes the world-renowned diabetes researcher Dr V Mohan to the city on Monday 12 March to discuss a major new Scotland-India clinical partnership to combat diabetes.
Festival of Colours returns to campus The University of Dundee will become a vibrant display of colour this weekend as Holi, the Festival of Colours, returns to campus. Members of the public are invited to join students and staff celebrate the festival on Saturday 10 March from 12pm – 3pm. Body donation discussion launches Saturday Series 2018 The impact of human body donation on medical education and research will be discussed at the first instalment of the University of Dundee’s Saturday Series 2018 this weekend.
Parkinson’s patient raises £70,000 for research into disease A Parkinson’s patient who has lived with the disease for more than a decade will tomorrow visit the University of Dundee to see how money he has raised will be used to research potential new treatments for the condition. Award success for University projects Two University of Dundee projects have taken top spots at this year’s Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards.
Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell appointed Chancellor of the University of Dundee The University of Dundee has appointed Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell as its new Chancellor. Graduate to climb Kilimanjaro in memory of mentor A University of Dundee graduate will take on Africa’s tallest peak this month, in memory of her University supervisor and colleague, Dr Garry Sime.
£26,000 up for grabs at events to inspire entrepreneurs More than 50 business ideas from students, staff and graduates of the University of Dundee will be scrutinised by judges responsible for awarding £26,000 of entrepreneurial support funding next week.