University of Dundee

Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research (CAIR)

Dundee part of expanding international research effort against COVID-19

The University of Dundee is working with partners around the world as part of an expanding effort to rapidly repurpose existing drugs against Covid-19.

An international research network established by Scripps Research centres around ReFRAME, the world’s leading collection of drugs known to be safe in humans.

The network of collaborating scientific laboratories is aiming to leverage ReFRAME to find antiviral compounds against the novel coronavirus.

RSE honour for Life Sciences academics

Two Life Sciences academics who are helping transform lives with their work on major diseases including Parkinson’s and neglected tropical diseases such as malaria have been elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).

The RSE is Scotland’s national academy, focused on delivering its mission of `knowledge made useful’. Fellows are elected in recognition of their impact in improving the world around them.

School Prizes presented at Review of the Year 2019

Review of the Year 2019 took place today with the Dean, Julian Blow sharing the highlights of activity within the School from 2019. The presentation closed with the annual School prizes presentation. Here are the winners:

Innovator of the Year

Innovator of the Year is for any member or team within SLS that demonstrably achieved scientific, technical or commercial innovation that came to fruition in 2019.

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