Announcements

Clinical medicine research at Dundee heralded in pilot study News

27th November, 2010

The wide-reaching impact of clinical medicine research at the University of Dundee has been heralded in a pilot study to trial a new system of allocating research funding.The current system of measuring research quality is due to be replaced by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) in 2014. Impact, measured as the benefit of research to the economy and society, is at the heart of the REF system....

Special Research Seminar ‘Improving clinical research through access to primary care data: TRANSFoRm, an EUFP7 project’ News

24th November, 2010

Special Research SeminarWednesday, 1st December, 1.00 p.m.-2.30 p.m. TASC Boardroom, Ninewells HospitalSpeaker: Prof Frank Sullivan ‘Improving clinical research through access to primary care data: TRANSFoRm, an EUFP7 project’ If you would like to attend this Seminar, please email f.y.campbell@dundee.ac.ukEveryone Welcome...

Statistics for Health Research and Statistics for Clinical Trials News

17th November, 2010

Dundee Epidemiology & Biostatistics Unit (DEBU) would like to invite you to participate in the following research:'Statistics for Health Research' (10 to 12 January 2011) and 'Statistics for Clinical Trials' (13 January 2011)Everyone welcome but places are limited so register early!  see http://www.dundee.ac.uk/hic/debu/statistics/...

eHealth Masterclass the University of Edinburgh, 30th November 2010 News

17th November, 2010

The Coding and Structuring Of Clinical Information In Electronic Health Records.The Informatics Forum, The University of Edinburgh, 30th November, 2010.We are delighted to invite you to a Masterclass on eHealth, supported by the NHS Connecting for Health Evaluation Programme. This workshop aims to inform and improve practices relating to clinical coding at point of care.  Objectives will be t...

\'Small World\' acclaim for Dundee researcher News

21st October, 2010

A microscopic images of cells dividing, captured by Dr Paul Andrews at the University of Dundee, has been named one of the 20 winners of the 2010 Nikon International Small World Photomicrography Competition.Dr Andrews' image, HeLa Cells Dividing', won 11th prize in this international competition between the world's best photo-micrographers involved in critical scientific research into life science...

Diabetes agreement strengthens Tayside-Kuwait links News

21st October, 2010

Links between Kuwait and Tayside’s world renowned network of diabetes research and care have been strengthened with the signing today (Monday October 18th) of an agreement to develop new collaborations.The University of Dundee, NHS Tayside and Aridhia Informatics have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dasman Diabetes Institute and the Ministry of Health in Kuwait. The MoU w...

£1.87million to Support Serendipitous Discovery News

21st October, 2010

A £1.87million multidisciplinary project - led by the University of Dundee - has been launched to help researchers innovate by finding out what they didn’t know they needed to know.Many great technological and scientific breakthroughs have come about as a result of fortunate accidental discoveries, with valuable insights being attributed to the phenomenon known as serendipity.With the...

Diabetes agreement strengthens Tayside-Kuwait links News

19th October, 2010

Links between Kuwait and Tayside’s world renowned network of diabetes research and care have been strengthened with the signing today (Monday October 18th) of an agreement to develop new collaborations.The University of Dundee, NHS Tayside and Aridhia Informatics have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dasman Diabetes Institute and the Ministry of Health in Kuwait. The MoU w...

Sir Philip Cohen named as one of the UK\'s most influential scientists News

12th October, 2010

Sir Philip Cohen, of the University of Dundee, has been named among the '100 most important people in British science' by The Times newspaper.Sir Philip is placed at no. 55 in the list, ahead of figures like Ian King, the CEO of British Aerospace (59), Lord Browne, the former CEO of BP (68), Lord Sainsbury, the former Minister of Science and head of Sainsbury’s supermarket chain (78), Lord W...

Dundee researchers join £10 million heart therapy study News

5th October, 2010

Researchers in Dundee are set to play a key role in a major European-wide project to develop 'tailored therapy' for patients with heart failure.A team lead by Chim Lang, Professor of Cardiology at the University of Dundee, has been awarded a £700,000 grant as part of the £10million project being funded by the European Commission’s FP-7 programme.The work in Dundee and Tayside inv...