University of Dundee

Discovery Days 2019 - Day 3

Event Date: 
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:30
Event Location: 
Main Lecture Theatre, Dalhousie Building
Event Speaker: 
Our newest University professors and award-winning teachers & students
University of Dundee

‌Join us at the University of Dundee to listen to our newest professors and award-winning teachers & students, as they share with us the ideas that inspire them. Everyone is welcome, including school pupils, members of the public and our staff & students.

Discovery Days 2019 will also include a public session of the University's Court, where you will have the unique opportunity to hear from, and pose questions to, the Chair of Court, the Principal, and the Student Union president.

Refreshments and lunch will be available.

Please book your free tickets through the Discovery Days website for catering purposes.

Date Time Chair/Speaker Title of Presentation School
COFFEE BREAK 09.00-09.30 Coffee break    
Friday 11 January 2019 09.30-10.45 CHAIR -     
Professor Nicholas Fyfe The Value of Social Sciences School of Social Sciences
Dr Aliki Varvogli and Dr Anja Johansen ‘Fact or Fiction?’ Collaborative Approaches to Assessment and Feedback School of Humanities
Professor Kevin Read Discovering New Drugs to Treat Tropical Diseases School of Life Sciences
COFFEE BREAK 10.45 - 11.15 Coffee break    
Friday 11 January 2019 11.15-12.45 CHAIR -     
Professor Maggie Bartlett Doctors for the Future  School of Medicine
Mr Jason Nelson The Significance of the Moment School of Art & Design
Global Health Challenge 2017 Team University of Dundee Against Poverty Med, Dent, Soc Sci, Art, SciEng
Professor Raphael Heffron Your Fair Energy Future School of Social Sciences
LUNCH 12.45- 13.30 Lunch    
Friday 11 January 2019 13.30-14:45 CHAIR -     
Professor Lesley Colvin Pain in the 21st Century  School of Medicine
Professor Simon Arthur  Targeting the Innate Immune System School of Life Sciences
Professor Volker Roeben Climate Change and Energy Regulation School of Social Sciences
COFFEE BREAK 14:45-15.15 Coffee break    
Friday 11 January 2019 15.15-16.30 CHAIR -     
Professor James Chalmers Healthy Lungs for Life School of Medicine
Stephen Fry Awards winner   TBC
Stephen Fry Awards winner   TBC
DRINKS RECEPTION    Drinks Reception