18 Dec 2014
According to The Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF 2014), the main test of research quality carried out by higher education funding bodies, Dundee is the top University in the UK for Biological Sciences. Dundee recorded the highest level of 4-star, or `world-leading’, research in the biological sciences of any University in the UK, and also achieved an outstanding set of results across the STEM subjects – science, technology, engineering & maths - where the University’s quality profile was the highest in Scotland.
12 Dec 2014
This week The Courier ran its Impact 100 list of the most influential individuals and organisations from across Tayside and Fife in 2014. The University of Dundee is strongly represented in the poll, with 17 placings and listings for staff, students, graduates, honorary graduates and other friends of the University below. Two of the most prominent members of the College of Life Sciences, Professor Sir Philip Cohen and Professor Mike Ferguson feature on the list as well as long-time CLS associate Professor Sue Black of CAHID.
12 Dec 2014
Alessio Ciulli has received the award for Research and Innovation in the newly established "Talented Young Italians Awards” at an event organised at the Church House in London by the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the UK in collaboration with the Italian Embassy of London. This new and prestigious award aims to bring to public attention the successful UK based Italian nationals while maintaining links with Italy and fostering exchanges between the two countries.