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June 2022

  • Alison McFarlane
    28 Jun 2022

    Alison McFarlane, a final year PhD student in Dr Ignacio Moragas lab in the Division of Cell Signalling and Immunology has been awarded a 2 year Science and Business Fellowship at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies Of Johnson & Johnson in Leiden, Netherlands.   The Science & Business Fellowship started in June 2022 and is aimed at developing business and leadership skills, in addition to expanding research experience. In this way participants can develop into the (scientific) leaders of the future.  

May 2022

  • Professor Jenny Woof
    19 May 2022

    Professor Jenny Woof has been named as one of this year’s winners of the Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching.  Professor Woof commented “I am delighted and honoured to receive this award. I’m very aware that delivery of an excellent programme of teaching can only be achieved through strong teamwork, and I am very fortunate to work with colleagues across the Schools of Life Sciences and Medicine who are so committed to delivery of a first-rate student experience.” 

  • 12 May 2022

    The results of the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF) were announced today. Dundee is the top-ranking University for Biological Sciences research, a position we have maintained since the last REF exercise in 2014. The REF2021 assessment has scored SLS as having a total of 71% of its activities being ‘world leading’ (4*) and 28% of its activities being ‘internationally excellent’ (3*).

April 2022

  • Professor Grahame Hardie
    06 Apr 2022

    Professor Grahame Hardie, from the School of Life Sciences, has been awarded the prestigious Sir Philip Randle Lecture in recognition of his record of excellence in biochemistry. The lecture is one of a series of awards presented by the Biochemical Society each year. Professor Hardie will give the lecture at a meeting of the Society in 2023.

March 2022

  • Venture Competition Logo
    21 Mar 2022

    At the end of last month, members of the Life Sciences community took part in the annual Venture Competition. Venture 2022 is a new business idea competition for all University of Dundee Students, Staff and Recent Graduates. It is the final event of Entrepreneurship Week run by the University's Centre for Entrepreneurship.

November 2021

  • 16 Nov 2021

    University of Dundee researchers have been named “six of the best” in a new list of the world’s most influential academics. Four experts from the University’s School of Life Sciences, and a further two from the School of Medicine, have been named in Clarivate’s Highly Cited Researchers 2021 list. They take their place there alongside 24 Nobel laureates.

  • SLS PhD poster session 2019
    08 Nov 2021

    The annual third year PhD poster session took place last week on-line, with excellent entries from 21 students across the School. Each poster was judged by three of the 12 judges, who included PIs and senior postdoctoral researchers – very many thanks to all who took part and congratulations on setting such high standards. Thanks also to FLUOROCHEM who kindly sponsored the event. This year was incredibly competitive with many excellent posters and enthusiastic presentations. The judges were really tasked with a difficult job. The winners are :

October 2021

August 2021

  • Professor Doreen Cantrell
    23 Aug 2021

    A University of Dundee researcher is to join an international collaboration that brings scientists from academia together with one of the world’s largest pharma companies to help develop new drugs for cancer and other devastating diseases. Doreen Cantrell, Professor of Cellular Immunology at the University’s School of Life Sciences, has been selected to join GSK’s Immunology Network, a programme designed to embed academic scientists in GSK laboratories with the goal to broaden scientific insight and drive major breakthroughs in applied immunology.