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AMICULUM opens first office in Scotland AMICULUM® (www.amiculum.biz) is delighted to announce the opening of a new office in Dundee, Scotland on 22 May 2018. The date was selected to coincide with the opening of the 18th BioDundee International Conference (www.biodundee.co.uk). Major funding could get to the root of crop diseases A world-leading plant disease researcher at the University of Dundee has been awarded major funding for a study which may explain the mechanisms of crop killing diseases across the globe.
Professor-turned-composer aims to hit right notes for charity A University of Dundee professor will prove he has plenty more strings to his bow when he conducts a charity concert this weekend. £4million immune system grant means 50 years of research for Sir Philip Cohen Professor Sir Philip Cohen, one of the UK’s most respected scientists, has been awarded new research grants that will mean his work at the University of Dundee has been funded continuously for 50 years.
Professor Bob Steele named Fellow of Academy of Medical Sciences prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Royal Society honour for Professor Tracy Palmer Professor Tracy Palmer of the University of Dundee has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS), the world's oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
‘Get into Healthcare - Clinical’ celebration event Successful participants from the new Tayside ‘Get into Healthcare – Clinical’ course recently attended a celebration event to mark their graduation. ESA recognition for Dundee technology The European Space Agency (ESA) has showcased the importance of technology developed at the University of Dundee to aid the planetary landing of spacecraft.
Dundee based augmented reality startup announce investment deal with Exception and Waracle Mozenix, one of Scotland’s fastest growing emerging technology agencies, today announced it has received investment from the Exception Group and Waracle. Mozenix, incorporated in June 2017 and Dundee based, are currently working on augmented reality (AR) app development projects for some of the UK’s biggest blue-chip customers. Dundee and NUS partner for new joint degree programme The University of Dundee and the National University of Singapore (NUS) have established a new partnership which will see students share their study time between Scotland and Singapore and earn a degree from both institutions.
Launch of new University spin-out company Platinum Informatics Ltd Platinum Informatics is a new spin-out company providing state of the art software solutions for the management, visualisation and analysis of large and complex data sets in a wide range of laboratory and industrial environments. The company is commercialising software developed for more than 10 years within the University of Dundee by Professor Angus Lamond’s team in the School of Life Sciences Dundee pupils `Powering Transformation’ Hundreds of secondary school pupils from across Dundee are `Powering Transformation’ at the University of Dundee this week with the help of the Transformation Trust.
Scientists enhance understanding of cancer development mechanisms An interdisciplinary research collaboration has taken a significant step towards understanding the mutational causes of cancers, a finding which may one day lead to personalised cancer treatment. Seeing prostate cancer in a new light A new method offering more successful diagnosis and management of prostate cancer has been identified by researchers at the University of Dundee.
Dundee top in the UK for forensic science, top 10 for graduate prospects The University of Dundee has been ranked top in the United Kingdom for Forensic Science in the 2019 edition of the Complete University Guide league tables