University of Dundee

D'Arcy Thompson Unit

NSS success for Biological and Biomedical Sciences programmes

Following on from the University wide announcement about Dundee’s overall success in the National Student Survey 2019, further details at the subject level have now been revealed. Our Biological and Biomedical Sciences programmes have again improved in position across our degrees offered through the Schools of Life Sciences and Medicine, recording an increase in overall satisfaction to a new high of 94%.

Comic to raise awareness of coeliac disease

The University of Dundee’s renowned comics artists and writers have produced a new publication raising awareness of the serious and much misunderstood autoimmune condition coeliac disease. ‘Understanding Coeliac Disease’ will be launched on Thursday 16 May to mark Coeliac Disease Awareness Week. The 24-page comic seeks to make more people aware of what it is like to live with coeliac disease, the only treatment for which is a strict life-long gluten free diet.

SLS scientists winners in DUSA student-led teaching awards

Professor Hari Hundal and Dr Sarah McKim were named winners in their respective categories in the Dundee University Student Association (DUSA) Student-led Teaching Awards on Friday night.

Hari jointly won in the Most Inspirational Teaching category while Sarah won the Best Postgraduate Supervisor category.

The shortlisted nominees (from over 300 nominations) and the students who nominated attended the Student Led Teaching Awards Dinner last Friday, where the winners were announced.

Biological Sciences UG courses ranked 4th in UK

The Complete University Guide announced their rankings for 2020 today. Our Biological Sciences courses have climbed two places from their 2019 to be placed 4th in the UK (1st in Scotland) this year.

Dundee’s wider strengths across the life and medical sciences are also recognised with the University in the UK top five for Forensic Science (1st), Dentistry (2nd), Anatomy (4th) and Medicine (5th).