University of Dundee

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September 2015

  • 23 Sep 2015

    Dundee’s success follows a sharp rise in its overall ranking in the Good University Guide’s league table, to be published in The Sunday Times this weekend (September 20th). The University rises eight places to 37th in the UK rankings and to fourth in Scotland.

  • ingrid bell
    17 Sep 2015

    The second instalment of a two-part exhibition of contemporary art, artefacts and scientific research examining the perception and wellbeing of the most vital human organs opens at the University of Dundee tomorrow. ‘Hearts & Minds’, jointly hosted by Dundee and Abertay universities explores the function, power and frailty of the heart and brain from many different biological and emotional perspectives. ‘Hearts’ opened at Abertay’s Hannah Maclure Centre last week and ‘Minds’ will preview at Dundee’s LifeSpace Gallery tomorrow.

  • 07 Sep 2015

    Temporal control of a ‘molecular clock’ that plays a vital role in the embryonic development of the skeleton and skeletal musculature has been deciphered for the first time by researchers at the University of Dundee.   Understanding the segmentation clock mechanism will aid in the identification of protective factors for normal spinal development ultimately creating a better understanding of ways to prevent and better treat various spinal conditions.