Today the SLS PhD Posters Session was held within the School. This session provided PhD students in their third year the opportunity to present their research to their fellow researchers. There were 38 students from across all the different departments taking part. The judges commented that again all the posters were of a very high standard but there could only be four prize winners.
CLS Impact and Outreach
The world renowned biomedical research which takes place at the University of Dundee has received a multi-million pound boost from Wellcome, the global charitable foundation.
Wellcome has awarded the University £3.75million from their Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF), which enables universities in the UK and Ireland to invest in areas that are of mutual strategic importance to Wellcome and the individual institutions.
The ISSF grant will support biomedical research at Dundee, in particular helping fund:
A team of PhD students from Plant Sciences represented the University of Dundee when they took part in the Biotechnology Young Entrepreneurs Scheme (Biotechnology YES) plant, microbial and environment workshop hosted by Syngenta, a leading agricultural company, in Newcastle recently. Senga Robertson, Rory McLeod, Estela Domingo Torres and Ruth Hamilton attended the competition that took place over three days. All teams taking part attended presentations from leading industry figures about all aspects of knowledge exchange and the commercialisation of ideas.