University of Dundee

The University of Dundee is one of the leading universities in Europe for research in Life Sciences. The 2016 QS World University Rankings in Biological Sciences place Dundee 5th in the UK and 40th in the world as judged by ‘citations-per-paper’, one of the most widely recognized metrics of scientific excellence. 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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Colombia-ICETEX PhD Programme

ICETEX is the Spanish acronym for the Colombian Institute of Educational Credit and Technical Studies Abroad (Instituto Colombiano de Credito Educativo y Estudios Tecnicos en el Exterior). The School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee is offering two highly competitive places on its 4-year PhD Programme to Colombian students under this scheme.

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Sharing and explaining our science has always been recognised as an integral part of the remit and responsibility of all our scientists. We are keen to communicate our passion for scientific research to members of the public, to people of all ages and from all educational backgrounds.

Molecular Physiology 2010

Alhopuro, P., Bjorklund, M., Sammalkorpi, H., Turunen, M., Tuupanen, S., Bistrom, M., Niittymaki, I., Lehtonen, H. J., Kivioja, T., Launonen, V., Saharinen, J., Nousiainen, K., Hautaniemi, S., Nuorva, K., Mecklin, J. P., Jarvinen, H., Orntoft, T., Arango, D., Lehtonen, R., Karhu, A., Taipale, J. and Aaltonen, L. A. (2010) Mutations in the circadian gene CLOCK in colorectal cancer. Mol Cancer Res, 8, 952-960.

Schools Outreach

University of Dundee School of Life Sciences schools outreach aims to support Scotland's schools and their delivery of outcomes and aims around science, topical and ethical issues, careers, and interdisciplinary learning.

The Scottish Food Security Alliance – Crops (SFSA-C) PhD Studentships

The Scottish Food Security Alliance is a new collaboration between the James Hutton Institute, the University of Dundee and the University of Aberdeen that recognises the important role Scotland has to play in ensuring crop-based food security. 4-year PhD studentships are available within three pillars of activity: Plant Crop Science, Plant-Soil Interface and Food Systems, offering students the opportunity to carry out research with global significance in a vibrant environment using state-of-the-art techniques.

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