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College of Life Sciences Professors elected Fellows of the Royal Society

Two Professors in the College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee have been elected Fellows of the Royal Society, the world's oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.

Professors Ron Hay and Angus Lamond have been elected Fellows in recognition of their contribution to our understanding of cellular structures and functions. Theirs is a rare double election for the College and means the College of Life Sciences at Dundee is now home to nine Fellows of the Royal Society, one of the strongest concentrations of Fellows in the UK.

CLS in top 10 of 'The Scientist' magazine's Annual Survey of the Best Places to Work for Postdocs

The College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee has been voted once again as one of the top international institutions (outside the US) for postdocs to work in life sciences research in The Scientist Magazine.

This year's survey rates Dundee in third place behind the Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research, Horsham and University College, London and CLS is the only research institute in Scotland to be named in the list. The full listing is given below. –
 

Wellcome Trust 4 million pound research boost for CLS

Four scientists at the College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee have been awarded research fellowships from the Wellcome Trust totalling almost £4million.

Dr Mikael Bjorklund and Dr Eric Griffis both received Wellcome Trust Research Career Development Fellowships worth £700,000 each. Dr Anton Gartner and Dr Jonathan Chubb were awarded Wellcome Trust Senior Fellowships worth £1.43million and £1.1million respectively.

Former Head of CLS elected to the Academy of Medical Sciences

Previous Head of College of Life Sciences, Principal Professor Pete Downes Elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Professor Pete Downes, erstwhile Head of the College of Life Sciences and present Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Dundee, is among 40 of the United Kingdom’s leading medical researchers who have been recognised for excellence in medical science with their election to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

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