University of Dundee

Latest News for 09/2021

May 2021

  • From left: Helge Dorfmueller and David Martin
    11 May 2021

    Dr Helge Dorfmueller and Dr David Martin from the School have been announced as semi-finalists of Converge 2021. Dr Dorfmueller has created RhaPSeda, a platform that could prove decisive in the battle against the a contagious bacteria StrepA that kills 500,000 people annually, mainly from low-income countries. Despite a 100-year hunt for a vaccine, none currently exists with the pathogen showing increasing signs of antibiotic resistance. RhapSeda’s patented technology significantly reduces manufacturing costs, taking us a step closer to a worldwide solution to this global killer.

September 2020

  • Oluwaseyi (Seyi) Jesusanmi
    17 Sep 2020

    Life Science student, Oluwaseyi (Seyi) Jesusanmi, has been named as one of the top undergraduates in the World. Seyi was highly commended in the Life Sciences category of the 2020 Global Undergraduate Awards. The competition, which aims to celebrate top undergraduate coursework and foster interdisciplinary collaboration between students and recent graduates worldwide.

  • THE Awards 2020 logo
    10 Sep 2020

    The annual Times Higher Education Awards shortlist was announced this morning with the School having representation in three categories. David Martin for Most Innovative Teacher of the Year; Bill Hunter for Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year; and the Division of Signal Transduction Therapy (DSTT) for Knowledge Exchange/Transfer Initiative of the Year.

January 2020

  • School Prize Winners 2020
    15 Jan 2020

    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.

February 2019

  • Dr David Martin
    13 Feb 2019

    Dr David Martin a senior lecturer from the D'Arcy Thompson Unit in the School is one of three individuals shortlisted for Higher Education Bioscience Teacher of the Year 2019 by the Royal Society of Biology (RSB). The award recognises teachers who have shown an outstanding contribution to higher education in the biosciences.

November 2017

  • David Martin and Graham Christie
    24 Nov 2017

    The contributions of Dr Graham Christie and Dr David Martin from the D’Arcy Thompson Unit (DTU) and Biological and Biomedical Sciences Education (BBSE) have been acknowledged externally and by the School recently. Graham has been promoted to Senior Lecturer in the recent round of promotions and has been made a Fellow of the Physiological Society (FPhysiol). David has been made a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).