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2012

  • Modern Studies Debate
    18 December 2012
    Abertay hosts fifth annual Dundee Schools Modern Studies Debate

    The Dundee Schools Modern Studies Debate took place at the University of Abertay Dundee on Tuesday (December 11). School pupils from across Dundee attended the event which saw two of the University’s leading Sociologists go head to head in a debate on the motion: ‘The primary cause of the global financial crisis has been the behaviour of the rich – they should be made to put it right’. Details >>

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    5 December 2012
    Christmas Lecture - Ultrasonics Booms

    If you’ve ever wondered what could possibly link a bat's navigation system to a set of bubbles dancing the eight-some reel and a pint of Guinness, the University of Abertay Dundee’s Christmas Lecture on ultrasound will reveal all. Details >>

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    23 November 2012
    Abertay Winter Graduation Ceremony

    Hundreds of University of Abertay Dundee students graduated today in the University’s winter graduation ceremony, launching their careers in a wide range of industry-relevant subjects. Details >>

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    14 November 2012
    How the Cookie Crumbles

    From lemon meringue to bacon and maple syrup, the University of Abertay Dundee is offering visitors the chance to sample and choose the city’s best new flavoured cookie as part of the Dundee Science Festival. Details >>

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    15 October 2012
    Can computer games help cure cancer?

    How can computer games technology help discover new drugs to treat cancer? This surprising step forward for science will be revealed at a free public lecture at the University of Abertay Dundee this Wednesday at 6pm (17 October). Details >>

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    10 October 2012
    4Talent heads to Dundee

    Channel 4’s acclaimed new talent scheme 4Talent will hold a 4Talent Day at the University of Abertay Dundee as the initiative continues its journey across the UK. Details >>

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    9 October 2012
    Abertay opens doors on university life

    What is it like to be an ethical hacker, a computer game designer or a lawyer? Hundreds of school students and mature learners will find out at the University of Abertay Dundee Open Day tomorrow. Details >>

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    28 September 2012
    See-through soil reveals plant roots

    A team of researchers from the James Hutton Institute and the University of Abertay Dundee have developed a see-through soil which will enable them to study roots in detail for the first time. Details >>

  • iage
    31 August 2012
    Abertay hosts iAge project partners meeting

    Experts from across Europe have gathered at the University of Abertay Dundee this week to plan a major new initiative designed to make technology more accessible to the continent’s ageing population. Details >>

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    20 August 2012
    New Principal takes office at Abertay University

    Professor Nigel Seaton took up his post as the new Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Abertay Dundee today. Professor Seaton, who was appointed in May, was welcomed to the University this morning by Nigel Hawkins, Chair of Court, and William Mohieddeen, President of the Students' Association. Details >>

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    6 June 2012
    Abertay Space School rockets around the country

    Thanks to funding from the Institute of Physics, the hugely popular Abertay Space School has been able to reach more Dundee and Angus Primary Schools than ever before and today (Wednesday 6 June) it landed at St Luke's and St Matthew's Primary School in Dundee. Details >>

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    4 June 2012
    Robot: The Fantasy and The Reality

    The fantasy and reality of robots will come alive at Dundee Science Centre this summer, with the premiere of a major exhibition supported by the University of Abertay Dundee. Details >>

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    15 May 2012
    The end of civilisation as we know it?

    Professor Alex Law, Professor of Sociology at Abertay’s School of Social and Health Sciences, will deliver his Inaugural Lecture tomorrow night (Wednesday 16th May at 6pm) ‘The end of civilisation as we know it? Symbolic violence and the de-civilising process’. Details >>

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    5 April 2012
    A thin layer stands between humanity and extinction

    There is only a thin layer standing between humanity and extinction, and our salvation lies in soil. This is the claim that soil scientist Professor Wilfred Otten will make at his inaugural public lecture on Wednesday the 11th April. Details >>

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    16 March 2012
    BAFTA-winning student game unveiled

    The BAFTA and Dare to be Digital ‘Ones to Watch’ award for a new student game was awarded tonight to Swallowtail, a team from Norwich University College of the Arts and the University of Abertay Dundee. Details >>


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