The newest spin-out company from the School, Platinum Informatics Ltd, has already been recognised by Converge Challenge who aim to create a new generation of entrepreneurs in Scotland. The company founded by Professor Angus Lamond and Rob Kent has made the final for the Converge Challenge award category for those with an established idea. The company looks to maximise the efficiency and productivity of the modern workplace by enabling access to Big Data Technology.
CLS Impact and Outreach
The Microbiology Society announced Senga Robertson-Albertyn, a PhD student from the Division of Plant Sciences based at the James Hutton Institute, as the winner of their 2018 Microbiology Outreach Prize for her project Microbe Motels: How to make a Healthy Poo.
A sharing of practice by artists Kira O’Reilly, Clara Ursitti and Ker Wallwork followed by an open discussion.
This event is part of the project "Doing Science in a Gendered World"; an event, workshop and exhibition (Feb-April 2019) organised by LifeSpace and School of Life Sciences Athena SWAN.
Small may be beautiful but a larger than life exhibition at the University of Dundee will chart the major role that miniature models play in shaping our world. A Working Model of the World will open to the public at the University’s LifeSpace Gallery on Friday 15 June and will be on display until Saturday 22 September 2018.
The Secretary of State for Scotland, Rt Hon David Mundell MP, heard details of the bids being made as part of the Tay Cities Deal to bolster Dundee’s considerable strengths in biomedical sciences, forensic science and cybersecurity, in a visit to the city today.
Representatives of the three bids, including one involving the School, met with the Secretary of State at the Discovery Centre in the School. The bids are set to transform the innovation capacity of the Tay Cities Region delivering jobs and long-term growth.
The bids are:
Animating Science is a successful public engagement project focused on inviting young people to convey scientific topics and ideas through the medium of stop-motion animation. After running on a small scale for several years we are scaling up to work with even more students, and we need your help!