19 Dec 2008
The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, which rates the research quality of all UK Universities across the full range of academic disciplines, reached its culmination this week with the publication of the results. The College of Life Sciences was ranked ahead of all other universities in Scotland and is one of the UK's top 5 universities in the category of Biological Sciences among 51 other universities, ahead of Cambridge and Imperial College with, Oxford, Manchester and Sheffield just ahead of us.
19 Nov 2008
The College of Life Sciences and Revealing Research are pleased to announce the first Sir David Lane Award for Excellence in Public Engagement. This inaugural award recognises the work of outstanding science communicators at the College of Life Sciences towards improving understanding of the work of the College and University to a wider audience.
11 Nov 2008
At the ScotlandIS annual 'ScotSoft2008' dinner and awards ceremony in Edinburgh this year's First Place for Software Engineer of the Year 2008, was awarded to Yasmeen Ahmad, from a recent honours graduate in Applied Computing from the University of Dundee, for her project entitled, "NOPdb
23 Oct 2008
The first inaugural meeting of the GRE International Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB) was held on the 20-21 October this year. An important feature of the Centre has been to set up this Board, which is entrusted with the task of advising the Centre on research, funding and strategies for growth, while also reporting back to the Wellcome Trust on the Centre’s progress.
16 Oct 2008
To mark the first year or it's Centre status and the visit of the International Scientific Advisory Board, the Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression is hosting a mini-Symposium and a preview of it's film Sharing Science. ALL WELCOME
16 Oct 2008
The SCottish Institute for ceLL Signalling (SCILLS) is a new research centre funded by the Scottish Government. SCILLS was launched on October 1st 2008 and will initially be based on the 4th floor of the Sir James Black Centre in the College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee close to Medical Research Council Protein Phosphorylation Unit (MRC-PPU) with which it will interact closely. The founding Director of SCILLS is Sir Philip Cohen, also the Director of the MRC-PPU.
06 Oct 2008
University of Dundee researchers in areas as diverse as microbiology, engineering, drug discovery, and archive and record development are among those to benefit from more than £3.8million in grants being distributed by the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
03 Oct 2008
The College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee congratulates Professor David Baulcombe, University of Cambridge, on winning the 2008 Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research. The awards, from the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, have been awarded since 1946 to scientists, physicians and public servants for major contributions to medical science.
1.7 million grant from the Wellcome Trust for Mike Ferguson and Ian Gilbert to further investigate...30 Sep 2008
£1.7million grant from the Wellcome Trust for Mike Ferguson and Ian Gilbert to further investigate African Sleeping Sickness Researchers at the University of Dundee have been granted £1.7million to try and find the chink in the armour of one of the world’s most neglected tropical diseases.
12 Sep 2008
New: a brief report of the event. To mark the occasion of Professor John Raven's retirement and to celebrate his career in science a Symposium "Algae, Photosynthesis and Global Change" will be held on Friday 12th September 2008.