University of Dundee

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April 2009

  • 28 Apr 2009

    Professor Sir Philip Cohen, Director of the Medical Research Council Protein Phosphorylation Unit at the University of Dundee, will today (April 29th) be presented with the Society for Biomolecular Sciences (SBS) Achievement award. Sir Philip will receive the honour at the 15th annual conference of the Society, which is being held at the Lille Grand Palais in Lille, France.

  • 24 Apr 2009

    The Irish Centre for Human Rights is co-hosting with the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification, University of Dundee, a conference on Human Rights and Forensic Science which will take place at NUI Galway on April 24 & 25, 2009. This one and a half day conference will explore current and potential future application of forensic science disciplines in the field of human rights. Issues of both a practical and theoretical nature will be discussed and speakers will be drawn from the fields of law, medicine and science.

  • 09 Apr 2009

    'Dundee' one of the top ten places to work in Europe The University has again been rated as one of the best places in the world to work for post-doctoral researchers. The annual poll published in The Scientist magazine ranks Dundee as the top UK institution and the fourth-best international (outside of the USA) institution, behind the Max Plank Institute in Germany, the University of Copenhagen and the University Medical Center in Utrecht. Professor Pete Downes, Acting Principal of the University, said:

  • 09 Apr 2009

    Sir Philip Cohen was last night given the award for Leading Contribution to Life Sciences in Scotland at the Scottish Enterprise Life Sciences Annual Dinner 2009.

  • 01 Apr 2009

    Research at the College of Life Sciences into how plants respond to changes in environmental conditions and stress has been boosted by research grants from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) totalling over £1 million.