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28 Aug 2014
The University of Dundee has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bangalore BioCluster in India with the aim of creating a joint Drug Discovery Centre to tackle antimicrobial resistance. There is already an active programme of scientific collaboration between Dundee and the Bangalore BioCluster. The Biocluster is jointly supported by the Departments of Biotechnology and Atomic Energy of the Government of India.
CLS researchers strengthen links with scientists at the National Centre for Biological Sciences (...20 Nov 2013
Collaboration between life sciences research in Dundee and India was consolidated last week (11-16 November 2013) by a team of CLS Principal Investigators who visited the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) and the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (inStem) in Bangalore to explore mutual scientific interests and future projects.
11 Sep 2013
14 Aug 2013
Michael Ferguson, Regius Professor and Dean of Research in the College of Life Sciences, was presented with the Royal Medal in Edinburgh on Monday in recognition of his work in drug discovery to combat parasites and for his leadership of a “world-class” team of scientists. The medal represents the pinnacle of the awards made by the RSE and was presented by the Duke of Edinburgh on his first official engagement since June.
22 Mar 2013
Professor Michael Ferguson, Dean of Research in the College of Life Sciences, has been awarded the Royal Medal, the pinnacle of the awards made by the Royal Society of Edinburgh. “It is a huge honour to be awarded one of the Royal Medals of the Royal Society of Edinburgh,” said Professor Ferguson. “Science is one of the most communal of enterprises and this award really reflects the excellence of the teams of colleagues it is my great privilege to work with at the University of Dundee, and our collaborators.”
29 Jan 2013
The Queen announces new Regius Professorship for Dundee The Government today announced twelve university departments that are deemed to be outstanding – including Life Sciences at the University of Dundee - are to have the prestigious title of Regius Professor bestowed upon them by The Queen to mark the Diamond Jubilee.
15 May 2012
Life sciences researchers in Dundee are being held up as pioneers of the research and innovation that is making the city "a life sciences hub dedicated to exhilarating research and extraordinary impact." In his column in The Lancet (Vol 379, May 12, 2012), Offline, Richard Horton names names, and is not shy in his praise for the University:
31 Oct 2011
The Wellcome Trust today announces the appointment of Professor Mike Ferguson, Dean of Research for the College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee, to its Board of Governors. Professor Ferguson will take up his position in January 2012.
20 Apr 2011
HRH The Princess Royal visited the College of Life Sciences as part of her visit to the University of Dundee on Tuesday April 19th, when she officially opened the new Centre for Molecular Medicine at the Clinical Research Centre, part of the University’s School of Medicine.
01 Jul 2010
The College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee has been given a grant of £4.88 million from the Wellcome-Wolfson Capital Awards initiative to help expand its life sciences base. Over £30 million is being invested into large-scale university infrastructure projects courtesy of the Wellcome-Wolfson Capital Awards initiative.