News

Participants of the 'Play in an hour' workshop at the Engage Conference 2018

WCAIR at Engage Conference

It's been a busy time here at WCAIR, as we ran 2 sessions at the Engage Conference in Edinburgh. Run..

Read More
The decorative panels on the outside of the Discovery centre, School of Life Sciences

Scientists praised for pulling plug on a drug

10 October 2018 In a novel twist for researchers who actively develop drugs to combat tropical diseases, a group of..

Read More
The decorative panels on the outside of the Discovery centre, School of Life Sciences

WCAIR’s Malawi mission to aid African science

5 October 2018 The work of scientists in some of Africa’s remotest communities is about to be transformed by the..

Read More
Scanning electron micrograph image of trypanasome parasite and red blood cell

Discovery aids disease elimination efforts

4 September 2018 Researchers at the University of Dundee have identified a new drug target in parasites that cause major..

Read More
microscope images of Leishmania parasite

Discovery of a new potential treatment for visceral leishmaniasis – one of the world’s major neglected diseases

25 July 2018 A new pre-clinical candidate drug with the potential to treat visceral leishmaniasis, one of the world’s major..

Read More
Scanning electron micrograph image of trypanasome parasite and red blood cell

International collaboration provides new insights into the fight against African sleeping sickness

10 July 2018   The African trypanosome causes African sleeping sickness, a hideous disease transmitted by the tsetse fly that,..

Read More
View of Discovery Centre and Sir James Black Centre

Fun and games to help youngsters discover science

15 June 2018 Experts at the University of Dundee have concocted a formula for family fun as they celebrate all..

Read More
multiple copies of DDU logo side by side

Dundee’s global life sciences contribution highlighted at BIO 2018

7 June 2018 The University of Dundee’s contribution to the UK’s strength in the global life sciences sector is being..

Read More
View of Discovery Centre and Sir James Black Centre

Scientists take on Cateran trail for charity

31 May 2018 Scientists from the University of Dundee will swap lab coats for hiking boots this weekend as they..

Read More
View of Discovery Centre and Sir James Black Centre

Biosciences at Dundee ranked 6th in UK in Guardian University Guide 2019

29 May 2018   The 2019 edition of the Guardian University Guide has been published today. The University is now..

Read More