News

Diabetes trial to test virtual coaching Help for people living with Type 2 diabetes could be just a tap away thanks to a pioneering project launched by the University of Dundee. Dundee research could prompt changes in cancer treatment Researchers at the University of Dundee have developed new drug modelling systems that could herald changes in the way patients are treated for the UK’s deadliest form of cancer.
Air pollution levels linked to `spikes’ in hospital and GP visits Air pollution has been clearly linked to spikes in breathing problem-related admissions to hospitals and visits to GPs in a research project conducted at the University of Dundee. New research seeks to support sustainable farm businesses in Europe New farmers can face quite a number of barriers in developing sustainable businesses, including access to land, labour, capital, housing, markets, networks and knowledge. A new Europe-wide research initiative aims to overcome these hurdles through increased access to information resources, including business models and a ‘virtual library’ of success stories.
All BASES covered as Dundee universities win conference bid Dundee’s two universities are in a league of their own after being selected to co-host a major sports symposium. Graduates’ business goals given a Sporting Chance Two University of Dundee graduates have had their business careers kick-started after winning a national sports design competition.
Three NHS Tayside doctors have recently graduated from a national healthcare quality improvement programme. The Scottish Quality and Safety Fellowship (SQSF) is a one-year programme of distance learning, coaching and residential seminars to develop quality improvement and leadership skills. All ages to go ape for anatomy Some of science’s more intriguing mysteries, such as humans’ genetic link to Bonobos and the journey of our digestive system, will be brought to life this Saturday for a one-off special event.
Chief Executive Malcolm Wright receives Churchill Fellowship NHS Tayside Chief Executive Malcolm Wright has been awarded a Churchill Fellowship in recognition of his research work into ways of managing bullying and harassment in the healthcare sector. Launch of Dundee Science Centre’s ‘Medical Marvels’ Exhibition and Science Learning Suite Dundee Science Centre’s new Medical Marvels exhibition and science learning suite, the result of a £2M fundraising campaign, will open at Dundee Science Centre from Monday 2 July 2018, coinciding with the centre’s 18th birthday.
Breakthrough research by NHS Tayside Therapeutic Radiographer NHS Tayside therapeutic radiographer Fiona Robertson hopes to transform cancer patient experience with her innovative printed 3D mask design. Professor Andrew Atherton appointed Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Dundee The University of Dundee has appointed Professor Andrew Atherton as its new Principal and Vice-Chancellor.
Tee time at Botanic Garden The University of Dundee is hosting a new kind of course that could lead green-fingered golf fans to a different kind of Masters. Help NHS Tayside celebrate the NHS 70th anniversary NHS Tayside is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the creation of the National Health Service by hosting a variety of events to mark this important milestone in the history of the NHS.
Volunteering nets accolade for computer lecturer A University of Dundee lecturer has been honoured for his work in promoting science to the public.