University of Dundee

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October 2016

  • 07 Oct 2016

    New research from the University of Dundee has discovered that cells of average size are the Olympic athletes of the cellular world, performing better than those which are too big or two small. When cells and tissue are observed under the microscope, the size of the cells is one of the most obvious features. However, while cells are small in general, cell size varies from one cell type to another - a muscle cell for example is much bigger than a white blood cell.

  • 06 Oct 2016

    A talented international scientist has been awarded £1.35million from Cancer Research UK to bring her ground breaking research into how tumours develop to the University of Dundee. Dr Constance Alabert is one of only three researchers this year to have been awarded a prestigious Career Development Fellowship by the charity.

  • 06 Oct 2016

    Teaching staff in our School of Learning and Teaching received a postcard from Rio from alumnus Hannah Dines. Hannah graduated from Dundee in 2015 with a BSc Honours degree in Physiology and competed as part of the ParaCycling team in the T2 trike event. It was a lovely surprise and much appreciated by all the staff who taught her.                               

  • Biofilm
    05 Oct 2016

    A team of researchers from the Universities of Dundee and Edinburgh have received over £2.5 million of funding to find out more about bacteria biofilms.