University of Dundee

College of Life Sciences

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£5 million award for leading Scottish research centre

The life-changing work of one of Scotland’s foremost scientific institutions is to continue following a multi-million-pound award.

The University of Dundee’s Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research (WCAIR) has received more than £5 million from the Wellcome Trust to advance its world-leading research into neglected tropical diseases. The award will also support the Centre’s objectives of training and inspiring the next generation of scientists and building the public understanding of science.