Latest News for 09/2020
26 Jun 2020
When Ashley Giam left Singapore for the UK, she could not have imagined that the move would lead to her working on potential treatments for the deadliest pandemic the world has seen for a century. Back in 2016, Ashley came to the University of Dundee to study for a Biomedical Sciences degree. Ashley fell in love with research during that time, and the offer of a PhD place at the University in the School of Medicine was the reward for her stellar academic performance.
19 Apr 2019
Latest research from Professor Kim Dale and collaborators has uncovered further knowledge into the developmental segmentation process which may also impact on our understanding of diseases such as cancer. This research was published this week in EMBO Reports.
11 Mar 2019
The University has launched an exciting new initiative called Academics Abroad which is a project designed to raise the profile of the University in key geographies by taking high profile, engaging academics from a variety of disciplines to host large-scale multidisciplinary Discover Dundee events. These are aimed at being memorable, high quality, impactful events that will build brand awareness and reputation in these geographies ultimately leading to increased student numbers through both open recruitment and partnerships.
23 Oct 2018
Kim Dale and Miratul Muqit have been promoted to Personal Chair (Professor) as part of the 2018 Annual Review process for academic staff.
31 Jul 2018
The latest research from the Dale lab, in collaboration with Professor Kate Storey, has explained the important role that Myc plays in linking different stages of mouse embryonic development. The findings have been published in the journal Development and has been selected to feature as part of that editions’ ‘Research Highlights’ section.
17 May 2018
Last Friday, the Dundee University Student Association (DUSA) celebrated the lecturers who help make our university one of the best in the world, at their annual Student Led Teaching Awards (SLTA). Kim Dale from the School was named Best Postgraduate Supervisor after being shortlisted for the second year in a row. “I am so touched to have been nominated by two of my PhD students, Lucas Morales Moya and Francesca Carrieri, as they both know it is one of the parts I love most about my job,” said Kim.
01 Nov 2017
The University of Dundee has formed a new link with China, with Professor Daan van Aalten from the School of Life Sciences being appointed a guest professor at Xiangya Hospital at Central South University in Changsha, China. Professor van Aalten is a Wellcome Trust Investigator in the Division of Gene Regulation and Expression in the School of Life Sciences. He is one of the world’s leading authorities on the role of the enzyme O-GlcNAc transferase in neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative diseases.
26 Sep 2017
This year, our traditional poster session for PhD students entering into their third year formed part of a Dundee-Tokyo Postgraduate Student Research Symposium, including a group of PhD students and academics from University of Tokyo.
19 Sep 2017
Dr Kim Dale from the School has been recently appointed as the University academic lead for International activity in the ASEAN region. This new role acknowledges all the work Kim has undertaken in the region on behalf of the University and the School in her position of SLS Associate Dean, International. In addition, Kim also has a research group in the division of Cell and Developmental Biology which is broadly interested in understanding how genetic interactions come into play at the earliest stages of development to build the developing embryo.
27 Oct 2010
Third Alumnus PhD Studentship announced