University of Dundee

CLS Impact and Outreach

Exscientia wins two awards at Royal Society of Chemistry’s ‘Chemistry Means Business’ Awards 2017

Dundee University spin-out company, Exscientia, won two awards at the Chemistry Means Business 2017 Awards, hosted by the UK Royal Society of Chemistry in Manchester last week. Its Chief Executive Officer Andrew Hopkins has been named Chemistry World ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ and Chief Technology Officer Jérémy Besnard won the ‘Rising Star in Industry’ Award for their work at Exscientia, an innovative company at the forefront of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven drug discovery. 

Citizen Science: We Want Your Soil!

Did you know that a single teaspoon of a healthy garden soil can hold up to one billion bacteria?

Provide a sample to learn about your own soil bacteria and help scientist Nicola Stanley-Wall in the School in her research into these bacterial communities! Collect 2 tablespoons of your garden soil or well-rotted compost into a sandwich bag and bring it along to:

P.L.A.N.T.’s Tayport Community Garden
on Sunday 25th of June, 2-4pm 

We will process the samples together and you will get pictures of your own bacteria and information about them.

The Brilliant Club Information Event

Are you a PhD student or Postdoc looking for meaningful, paid teaching experience?

The Brilliant Club is a charity that seeks to increase access to highly selective universities by placing researcher in non-selective state schools, where they deliver a course of tutorials designed around their own, original research.

Like to find out more? The please come along to our information event.

To find out more and make an application, please visit our website: