Announcements

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...

Around 185,000 lives could be lost by 2030 if critical gaps in breast cancer research are not urgently addressed News

8th October, 2013

Charity hopes breast cancer could be overcome within 40 years but greater investment, collaboration and renewed focus is vital Research facilitated by leading research charity, Breast Cancer Campaign, has identified the ten critical gaps that exist in breast cancer research, which, if not urgently addressed, could see the loss of around 185,000* lives by 2030. This landmark research, published t...

University of Dundee wins record level of research funding News

8th October, 2013

The University of Dundee has won a record level of research funding in the year spanning 2012/13 with awards totalling around £140million. Income from research funding significantly outstripped the previous year's total of £114million, which was itself a new high for Dundee and regarded as being exceptional. 'These record figures we have set in each of the past two years are testamen...

Call for applications for the 3rd round of NRS Career Researcher awards: Close date 8th of November 2013 News

8th October, 2013

Dear Colleagues, We have just heard that there will be a 3rd round of NRS Career Researcher awards this year, although the scheme is smaller than in previous years.  • This year, the scheme will offer 2 research sessions (4 sessions in exceptional circumstances) for 3 years.  • It is open to doctors, nurses and allied health professionals employed or funded (whole...

BioDundee Annual Charity BBQ - 14th August 2013 News

12th July, 2013

BIODUNDEE ANNUAL CHARITY BBQ Date: Wednesday 14 August 2013 Time:from 5pm until 8pm (ish) Venue: Dundee University Incubator, James Lindsay Place, Dundee Technopole, Dundee DD1 5JJ Cost: £4 per ticket...

2.3million Euros \'ABLADE\' project to focus lasers on bladder cancer News

28th June, 2013

Bladder cancer is one of the most common forms of the disease - particularly among the over-60s - and one of the hardest to diagnose and treat. Now a new European-wide project co-ordinated by the University of Dundee, working with industrial partners, is to examine whether advanced laser techniques can be used to both detect and treat the disease. Early experiments have discovered that cancerous...