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March 2013

  • 25 Mar 2013

    Professor Caroline Wilkinson has been awarded the Senior Prize for Public Engagement from the Royal Society of Edinburgh (supported by the James Weir Foundation). Caroline Wilkinson, Professor of Cranial Identification at the University of Dundee, was given the award for her extensive work in public engagement, which she has been involved in for over 15 years.

  • 22 Mar 2013

    Professor Michael Ferguson, Dean of Research in the College of Life Sciences, has been awarded the Royal Medal, the pinnacle of the awards made by the Royal Society of Edinburgh. “It is a huge honour to be awarded one of the Royal Medals of the Royal Society of Edinburgh,” said Professor Ferguson. “Science is one of the most communal of enterprises and this award really reflects the excellence of the teams of colleagues it is my great privilege to work with at the University of Dundee, and our collaborators.”

  • 20 Mar 2013

    Pauline Schaap, Professor of Developmental Signalling at the College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee has been honoured twice this month for her contribution to the field of Cell and Developmental Biology.

  • 20 Mar 2013

    The 2013 election of new Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh has seen the honour bestowed on three academics from the College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee. The new Fellows from CLS are:

  • 13 Mar 2013

    Research at the University of Dundee targeting the cause of inflammatory and autoimmune diseases which affect millions of people has been boosted by a grant of almost £1.7 million from the Wellcome Trust. Professor Sir Philip Cohen has been given a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award to carry out research over the next five years.

  • 12 Mar 2013

    Early-Bird registration for the 4thAnnual PiCLS Symposium ends THIS FRIDAY! By popular demand, poster and talk abstracts can now be submitted via email after registration – just get your abstract to us by the 30th April.

  • 12 Mar 2013

    A life sciences student workshop at the University of Dundee tomorrow will welcome a new set of classmates – in Shanghai. Students at the British International School in Shanghai and their counterparts at the American International School will join the live workshop via a weblink and then use their smart phones and tablets to access data collection and analysis software developed at Dundee.

  • 08 Mar 2013

    Award-winning innovator Professor Jason Swedlow speaks about his research to members of the public at Cafe Science next week. Every day scientists across the World are producing huge amounts of information and images from their work. It is difficult to store and share all of this data, which may overwhelm the scientists and computer systems. In some cases this may lead to missed opportunities to identify medical breakthroughs.

  • 05 Mar 2013

    On International Women’s Day, and as part of the Dundee Women in Science Festival, the College of Life Sciences is delighted to host the opening of Natural Reflection, an exhibition of photographs of CLS scientists by Scottish artist Janice Aitken.

  • 05 Mar 2013

    Dr. Vicky Cowling of the MRC-PPU yesterday (Monday, 4 March 2013) delivered her Lister Prize Lecture on ‘Investigating mRNA methyl cap regulation’. After the ceremony she was awarded the Lister Prize Medal by the the Chairman of the Lister Institute, Sir Alex Markham. Institute Director, Dr Trevor Hince also attended the talk and ceremony.