University of Dundee

all News

January 2021

  • School of Life Sciences Review of the Year text superimposed over a photo of the School
    20 Jan 2021

    Review of the Year 2020 took place virtually today with the Dean, Inke Nathke sharing the highlights of activity within the School from 2020 which was dominated by the coronavirus pandemic. The Review included the presentation of the annual School prizes, many were awarded in recognition of how many members of our School community worked so hard to ensure the School could still undertake its work while ensuring the safety for all. The People’s Award, the newly established Dean’s Commendation and Merit Award and PiCLS Best Mentor Award recognised some of those people.

  • “Careers in Academia and Beyond” seminar series advertising posters
    11 Jan 2021

    Last year was unlike any other, with no exception for the School of Life Sciences Research Staff Association (SLSRSA) at the University of Dundee. If you are unfamiliar with SLSRSA, there’s a clue in the name – we are here to represent research staff within the SLS. We are a small group of volunteers, mainly post docs and research assistants, who seek to improve our fellow community through social events, career development assistance and networking opportunities.

December 2019

  • from left: Gabriel Sollberger, David Murray, Megan Bergkessel, Adrien Rousseau & Leeanne McGurk
    20 Dec 2019

    The Careers in Academia and Beyond seminar series organised by the SLS Research Staff Association (SLSRSA) continued this week with a focus on the transition from Postdoctoral researcher to Principal Investigator. A mixed audience of postdocs and PhD students gathered to hear from a panel of newly appointed PIs within SLS. In this informal discussion format we were able to ask the PIs to reflect on the successes and challenges they faced to date, to share their experiences and advice on applying for PI positions and to reveal their thoughts on becoming a PI.

March 2016

  • 07 Mar 2016

    Professor Wendy Bickmore FRSE FMedSci, Director of the MRC Human Genetics Unit in Edinburgh, is to deliver the SLSRSA Women in Science Festival Seminar on Friday 11th March at 2pm in Lecture Theatre 1 of the Dalhousie Building. The seminar entitled 'Throwing a light on gene regulation', highlights how her work uses multi-colour fluorescence microscopy to explore the folding path of specific genes.

February 2014

  • 26 Feb 2014

    stories in science Postdoctoral Career Pathways EXHIBITION | BOOK | WEBSITE Following on from the success of Women in Science (2012), natural reflection (2013) and Postdoc Pathways (2014) – the team, that has for the past few years developed new ways of representing women in scientific careers, now brings you stories in science: postdoctoral career pathways.

  • 25 Feb 2014

    As the highlight of the College’s research year approaches (21-23 March 2014 at Crieff Hydro), the organisers have annoinced the introduction of a session of three short talks to be given by PhD students and Postdoctoral Researchers.

  • 01 Feb 2014

    The College of Life Sciences is delighted to announce the winners of three of the College’s four awards for research-related activities. CLS invites nominations annually for each of these four prizes as part of the its commitment to encouraging, recognising and celebrating the contribution of Postdoctoral and Doctoral researchers. Dean of Research, Professor Mike Ferguson who awarded the prizes at the annual Research Review of the Year said,