Announcements

Grand Rounds - The V&A Healthcare Effect: Design Led Healthcare Event

22nd November, 2018

Rod Mountain, ENT Surgeon and AHSP Lead for Healthcare Design will be giving a grand rounds presentation on the V&A healthcare effect: design led healthcare on 22 November from 1 - 2pm in the Gannochy Lecture Theatre at Ninewells Hospital & Medical School.  Rod will be joined by fellow V&A 'Design Champions' Mike Press and Hazel White. The presentation will showcase the...

Tayside Consultant Dr Tom Fardon awarded Scottish Thoracic Society Medal News

14th November, 2018

Congratulations to Consultant Physician Dr Tom Fardon who was awarded the inaugural Scottish Thoracic Society (STS) Andrew Douglas Medal at the STS Annual Meeting in Glasgow.   The medal is awarded to a senior clinician or healthcare professional who has made a significant contribution to the society and respiratory medicine in Scotland.  Criteria includes leadership in a specialist ar...

Life Sciences Scotland 2018 News

9th November, 2018

THE SCOTSMAN’s Life Sciences supplement, 2nd November 2018, posed the question ‘What is the biggest challenge to growing Scotland’s life sciences sector and how can it be overcome?’  Click here to see some of Scotland’s leading experts, including Professor Sir Pete Downes, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Dundee, provide...

The University of Dundee is the top UK HEI for publishing trial results News

14th September, 2018

A study carried out to ascertain compliance rates with the European Commission's requirement that all trials on the EU Clinical Trials Register post results to the registry withing 12 months of completion, shows that the University of Dundee is the top UK Higher Education Institute for publishing trial results.  To read the full BMJ article click here....

Survey - What do people want to know about being a carer for someone who is at end of life News

10th September, 2018

The Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care is trying to find out what people would find most useful to learn about the end of life.  They are looking for people to fill in a short online survey  What would you like to know?  What did you wish you’d known? They want to hear from you whether or not you’ve had experience of caring for a friend or family member towards th...

Improvement by design at Ninewells Emergency Department News

22nd August, 2018

Medical and Design students from the University of Dundee have been working with staff in the Emergency Department (ED) at Ninewells Hospital to improve the patient experience using innovative design techniques.   The students worked with patients and staff to understand the main issues experienced in the ED. They mapped out and designed infographics about patient journeys through the ED so...

TASC Research & Development Department News

10th August, 2018

The Tayside Medical Science Centre (TASC) mission is to support safe research today and deliver better treatments tomorrow, therefore improving the health of future generations.  The Centre combines the research strength of the University of Dundee with NHS Tayside and is part of the eastern node of NHS Research Scotland.   To find out more about the TASC Research & Developmen...

Appointment of Biomedical Cluster Director (AHSP) News

17th July, 2018

Professor Graeme Houston has been appointed as Biomedical Cluster Director (AHSP).       Graeme is currently Chair of Clinical Imaging & Intervention and Director of the Clinical Research Imaging Facility, Molecular & Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Dundee.   This new role arose from the revised AHSP strategy which will focus on 4 str...

Good Death Week - May 14-20th News

11th May, 2018

Ninewells Palliative Care Team and TayPEOLC will be hosting an exhibition as part of Good Death Week:   Good Death Week promotes the positives of living in a society where people can be open about talking about loss and grief. The exhibition explores the idea that as people’s health deteriorates, care and support comes in many guises.   You can visit the exhibition on 15...

Tay Cities Deal website launched News

23rd April, 2018

A new Tay Cities Deal website has been launched as part of the University of Dundee site.  To learn more about the Growing the BioMedical Cluster and JustTech bids, click here.  ...