University of Dundee

The University of Dundee is one of the leading universities in Europe for research in Life Sciences. In the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality in UK higher education institutions – REF2014 –Dundee was ranked the top University in Biological Sciences. More recent rankings widely recognized as indicators of scientific excellence place Dundee high in their rankings. The 2017 QS World University Rankings in Biological Sciences place Dundee 5th in the UK, 8th in Europe and 39th in the World as judged by ‘citations-per-paper’, one of the most widely recognized metrics of scientific excellence. This year’s ‘The State of Innovation’ report by Clarivate Analytics ranks Dundee as the most influential scientific research institution in the world for pharmaceuticals for the period 2006-16. The School enjoys a reputation as one of the most dynamic international centres for molecular cell biology, with outstanding laboratory and technology facilities.

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  • Professor David Coates
    11 Dec 2017
    Professor David Coates, of the D'Arcy Thompson Unit, Biological and Biomedical Sciences Education in the School, has been presented with his MBE that he was...
  • Professor Sally Mapstone & Professor Michael Ferguson CBE
    07 Dec 2017
    Professor Mike Ferguson CBE, Regius Professor of Life Sciences and Academic Lead for Research Strategy in the School was awarded a Doctor of Science (DSc) in...
  • 07 Dec 2017
    A University of Dundee scientist has been awarded €2 million to study how cells respond to infection.   Professor Victoria Cowling, from the School of Life...
  • 04 Dec 2017
    The School of Life Sciences has been awarded a prestigious Gold Watermark for its work in bringing world-class science to the wider community.   The School...

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