University of Dundee

D'Arcy Thompson Unit

Nick Brewer Promoted to Reader

Nick Brewer, Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching for the School has been promoted to Reader as part of the 2019 Annual Review process for academic staff.

Nick said, “I feel very lucky to be working with such amazing and professional colleagues in DTU-after all it’s not difficult to look good when you are surrounded by great people”.

Dundee Biological Sciences courses ranked 3rd in UK

Biological Sciences courses at the University of Dundee have been ranked 3rd in the UK and 1st in Scotland by The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

The rankings are calculated from a number of categories including teaching quality, student experience, research quality and graduate prospects. Other subjects connected with the School have also been ranked in the top 5 in the UK. Anatomy and Physiology ranked 4th with Pharmacology and Pharmacy ranked 3rd.

Life Sciences students named amongst World's best

Three Life Science students have been named as some of the top undergraduates in the World, with one named as the top undergraduate in Europe.

Scott Sheldrick, Nicholas Gallagher and James Osbourne were were highly commended in the Life Sciences category of the 2019 Global Undergraduate Awards. The competition, which aims to celebrate top undergraduate coursework and foster interdisciplinary collaboration between students and recent graduates worldwide. 

Scott, Nicholas and James undertook their projects in labs across the Schools of Medicine and Life Sciences:

Dundee is University of the Year for Student Experience

The University of Dundee has been named University of the Year for Student Experience by The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020. The title confirms that Dundee is one of the best places in the United Kingdom to be a student.

It follows the University being placed 4th in the UK for overall satisfaction in this year’s National Student Survey, while Dundee was also named the Best Place to Live in Scotland by the Sunday Times earlier this year.

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