Announcements

Research impact recognised at global level News

28th October, 2014

The World Health Organisation has designated the University of Dundee’s School of Dentistry a WHO Collaborating Centre in recognition of its rich research expertise and support to key global programmes in the areas of craniofacial abnormalities and dental public health. As part of an international WHO network, Dundee will help shape the international oral health agenda, develop cooperation...

Design commendation for Dundee Medical School News

28th October, 2014

The Dundee Civic Trust, which encourages the best standards of architectural design and town planning for new developments, has commended the University of Dundee Medical School for its outstanding contribution to the city’s townscape. The trust highlights the £8 million upgrading of the Medical School’s Gannochy Trust Lecture Theatre and the extension of the library building at...

Doctors turn to tablets News

27th October, 2014

Faced with managing emergencies, doctors and healthcare staff can now speedily respond to most crises with the help of a new smartphone and tablet App, developed at Dundee Medical School. "The Tayside Acute Care App brings a whole host of emergency medical guidelines to the bedside,” explained Consultant anaesthetist Dr Paul Fettes, who is the chief content editor. “It is designed to...

A new £26m medical research centre is to be opened in Dundee Life Science News

1st October, 2014

The Discovery Centre at the University of Dundee will be home to researchers supported by more than £31m of research grants and will create 180 new jobs. The facility is being opened by Nobel Prize winner Sir Paul Nurse, president of the Royal Society of London. The university's college of life sciences already boasts 900 scientists, research students and support staff from 61 countries....

Study unmasks Scotland’s silent killer - On the road to detecting lung cancer early News

24th September, 2014

When Shirley Dolan volunteered a vial of blood for a study at the University of Dundee’s Clinical Research Centre, she had no idea that her lung was harbouring a tumour – which if left undetected for much longer would radically reduce her chance of survival from any treatment. “I received a letter from my GP inviting me to join a cancer research programme,” said Mrs Dolan....

Stagecoach backs GoSHARE News

27th May, 2014

Stagecoach Chairman and co-founder Sir Brian Souter is backing world-leading medical research in Scotland, as hundreds of posters promoting the GoSHARE spare blood project are displayed on Stagecoach buses across Tayside, Fife and Grampian. The posters encourage people who give blood samples – either to their GP or while in hospital - to allow the leftover samples to be used for medical rese...

Dundee Tissue Bank supports global breast cancer research News

27th May, 2014

Alex Neil MSP, the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing, visited the Dundee site of the UK's first national breast cancer tissue bank on Thursday 23 January 2014. Professor Alistair Thompson, Chair of Breast Cancer Campaign's Tissue Bank Management Board and Professor of Surgical Oncology, University of Dundee, and Dr Lisa Wilde, Director of Research at Breast Cancer Campaign, met with Alex...

FREE Seminar: An Overview of the Changes to the IRAS System News

27th May, 2014

Monday 16th June 2014; 12:30 - 13:30 Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, Western General Hospital Edinburgh IRAS is the mechanism by which all NHS research approvals are gained. Recent changes have been made to the system which Dr Alex Bailey, Scientific Officer from ACCORD, NHS Lothian, will discuss these in detail, along with their impact on local researchers. For your in...

The Tayside Academic Health Sciences Clinical Fellowship a new fellowship scheme for NHS Tayside funded consultants. News

27th January, 2014

The Tayside Academic Health Sciences Network is very pleased to advertise a new fellowship scheme for NHS Tayside funded consultants.  Read more......     ...

Dundee Science Festival 2013 Event: Treatments of Tomorrow & Exercise is Medicine News

18th October, 2013

Venue: Ninewells Hospital Date: Sat 09 November 2013 Times: 12:30pm  - 3.30pm Format: Drop in In this exciting event you will be able to interact with hands-on exhibits from NHS Tayside and University of Dundee, and learn how medicines and new treatments are developed, that affect us all every day.  Also, learn how cutting-edge medical imagining technology is used to find out wh...