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2017

International biogas event looks to future

International biogas event looks to future

Abertay's Urban Water Technology Centre will host the three-day workshop

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Businesses invited to Spanish energy expert talk

Businesses invited to Spanish energy expert talk

Dr Francisco Rosique will deliver two presentations at Dundee Business School

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Police reveal

Police reveal 'missing' statistics at conference

Police Scotland were at Abertay to unveil new figures on missing persons investigations

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Facial ageing research at

Facial ageing research at 'missing' conference

Image of what missing toddler Ben Needham may now look like will be unveiled at Abertay

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Feather fingerprint research presented to conference

Feather fingerprint research presented to conference

The pioneering work could have a positive impact on wildlife crime

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Interpol DNA specialist to speak at Abertay

Interpol DNA specialist to speak at Abertay

Dr Susan Hitchin will call for data sharing on missing persons' issues at a major conference in Dundee

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Professor calls for

Professor calls for 'fake news' education

Alex Law wants media literacy lessons for 'turbulent times'

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Dame Anne Glover opens £3.5m labs

Dame Anne Glover opens £3.5m labs

The former Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland praised the "investment in the future of Scottish science"

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Eilidh scoops award for PTSD game

Eilidh scoops award for PTSD game

The fourth year was handed a Virtual Reality game design kit

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Seaweed beer created in new £3.5m labs

Seaweed beer created in new £3.5m labs

Abertay's new labs will be used for Food and Drink, Forensics and Biomedical Sciences

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Fellowship for disability sport pioneer

Fellowship for disability sport pioneer

The University welcomed four new Honorary Fellows during a campus ceremony

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Research seeks to enhance fruity flavours in whisky

Research seeks to enhance fruity flavours in whisky

The PhD studentship has the potential to open new markets for Scotland's national drink

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Abertay surges in Guardian guide rankings

Abertay surges in Guardian guide rankings

Abertay records the biggest increase of any Scottish university

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New £3.5m science labs to be unveiled

New £3.5m science labs to be unveiled

Dame Anne Glover will officially open the labs on May 30

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Abertay marks Nurses

Abertay marks Nurses' Day

Abertay colleagues have come together to mark International Nurses’ Day.

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Brexit security issues pinpointed in new book

Brexit security issues pinpointed in new book

The academic book from Abertay legal experts Dr Maria O'Neill and Ken Swinton covers a wide variety of security themes

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'Dundee and Me: How the City Shapes our Moods’

Academics to explore the links between local environment and emotional wellbeing in Dundee

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Double Gin Success for Dundee

Double Gin Success for Dundee

Two gins with strong links to Abertay University celebrated double success at the Scottish Gin Awards.

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Dare winners to be unveiled next week

Dare winners to be unveiled next week

The top teams will be announced at the massive EGX games conference in Birmingham

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Family donates to Abertay football after tragic loss

Family donates to Abertay football after tragic loss

Linda Braid donated £1,000 to the supportive team following the sudden death of her husband

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Abertay expert calls for school-based counselling

Abertay expert calls for school-based counselling

An Abertay University psychology expert has called for school-based counselling services to be available for all children across Scotland.

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'Cycle-friendly' Abertay wins recognition

Abertay University has once again achieved recognition for its cycle-friendly approach.

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Borders, Racisms and Resistance conference staged

Borders, Racisms and Resistance conference staged

The event at Abertay brings together activists and researchers from across disciplines to discuss the changing landscape of racisms and borders.

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International games designers to appear at Arcadia

International games designers to appear at Arcadia

Abertay is supporting the grassroots indie games conference

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Students and staff attend historic bridge opening

Students and staff attend historic bridge opening

Abertay is the only university in Scotland to offer a guaranteed work placement for civil engineering students and has forged strong links with the Queensferry Crossing project

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Prof Reid receives Medal of Honour

Prof Reid receives Medal of Honour

The head of Dundee Business School was recognised by the Scottish Economic Society

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Academic appointed to global warming solutions role

Academic appointed to global warming solutions role

Dr Ehsan Jorat will take up a new role with the Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment & Society (SAGES)

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Glowing blood exhibition from forensic artist

Glowing blood exhibition from forensic artist

Bea Haines is raising issues around the ethics of eating meat

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Dundee Games Studios Go Head to Head at Abertay

Dundee Games Studios Go Head to Head at Abertay

Two heavyweights of the UK games design scene will go toe to toe at Dundee’s first major public e-sports event.

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Abertay to host Adelaide mental health expert

Abertay to host Adelaide mental health expert

Professor Eimear Muir-Cochrane of Flinders University will deliver a seminar next month

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Abertay launches first online games course

Abertay launches first online games course

The foray into online learning is a partnership with Futurelearn

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Dare Academy teams ready for Scottish games festival

Dare Academy teams ready for Scottish games festival

The six teams competing in this year's Dare Academy will show their games at THIS Festival

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Abertay distiller named Rising Star

Abertay distiller named Rising Star

Kirsty Black of Arbikie Distilling is working on a PhD project

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Abertay graduates make Kickstarter appeal

Abertay graduates make Kickstarter appeal

Wrench Games are seeking funding for their title - Blind Wizard Brawl

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Queensferry Crossing students earn while they learn

Queensferry Crossing students earn while they learn

Abertay is the only Scottish university to guarantee a work placement for Civil Engineering students

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Bacteria analysed in coastal erosion project

Bacteria analysed in coastal erosion project

School pupils from Brechin and Glenrothes are assisting with the lab work

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Nutrition meets sports science at conference

Nutrition meets sports science at conference

Abertay will host the event from the Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland

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Umpire Carly on the international stage

Umpire Carly on the international stage

The 19-year-old has begun taking charge of world class hockey matches

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Digital poncho game shakes up the Fringe

Digital poncho game shakes up the Fringe

The game was created at this year's Global Game Jam and is now on show at Edinburgh Festival

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Students find success through Clearing at Abertay

Students find success through Clearing at Abertay

As school pupils open their exam results, our Abertay graduates tell how Clearing worked for them

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College route proves first class at Abertay

College route proves first class at Abertay

A scheme set up to encourage college students into higher education has produced its first graduates

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Cycle challenge launches Tour de Tay

Cycle challenge launches Tour de Tay

It’s time to gear up for the Tour de Tay cycling challenge.

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VIDEO: Graduation Day 2017!

VIDEO: Graduation Day 2017!

Watch our highlights reel as the Class of 2017 graduate in style

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Study shows verbal aggression impacts nurses

Study shows verbal aggression impacts nurses

The Abertay supervised research showed mental health nurses subjected to aggression are more likely to back restraint techniques

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Bug biscuits on the menu for sustainability project

Bug biscuits on the menu for sustainability project

The chocolate and orange creations were produced by a group of Masters students

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Abertay graduate secures top civil service role

Abertay graduate secures top civil service role

Lucy Upton beat competition from almost 50,000 applicants to get on the Fast Stream programme

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Legal experts run Dare Academy workshop

Legal experts run Dare Academy workshop

The speakers from Lindsays spoke to Abertay games designers about protecting intellectual property

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First prize for Abertay researcher

First prize for Abertay researcher

An Abertay University researcher who is using computer games technology to help produce an innovative tool for cancer analysis scooped first prize at a prestigious conference poster competition.

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Could the secret of a long life be found in cheese?

Could the secret of a long life be found in cheese?

Suspected life-extending properties of homemade cheese and yoghurt from the Carpathian Mountains will be analysed at Abertay University in a bid to discover their biological secrets.

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Students go global to become leaders of the future

Students go global to become leaders of the future

Five Abertay students are taking on a summer training challenge in a bid to become business leaders of the future.

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The bizarre faces we pull in response to food

The bizarre faces we pull in response to food

The often-bizarre faces we pull in response to disgusting food will be the focus of new analysis at Abertay University.

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Abertay wins major honour at prestigious awards

Abertay wins major honour at prestigious awards

Abertay University has scooped a major honour at a prestigious game development industry awards ceremony.

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Award helps mum Sonia to follow passion for science

Award helps mum Sonia to follow passion for science

An Abertay student is balancing motherhood with her passion for science after securing a financial award for a project analysing fat regulation in Scottish seals.

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Dare Academy contest enters intense next phase

Dare Academy contest enters intense next phase

The new Dare Academy games design competition has reached its intense hot-housing period.

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Graduation proposal joy for Kenny

Graduation proposal joy for Kenny

The Games Design and Production Management student got engaged to girlfriend May in Dundee city square

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Class of 2017 graduate in style

Class of 2017 graduate in style

Around 800 students are expected at the Caird Hall in Dundee for this summer's Graduation Day

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Dance artist comes to Abertay

Dance artist comes to Abertay

Botis Seva will take part in a Q&A session in the Hannah Maclure Centre

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Review of cladding system

Review of cladding system

The review follows the tragic events at Grenfell Tower in London

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Honorary graduates announced

Honorary graduates announced

Entrepreneur Chris van der Kuyl, Emeritus Professor of Mental Health David Alexander and Professor of Nursing Laura Serrant will be honoured at summer graduations next week.

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Abertay success at ‘Jamchester’ event

Abertay success at ‘Jamchester’ event

Student success at UK’s biggest professional game jam

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Unsung Heroes of STEM celebrated at Abertay

Unsung Heroes of STEM celebrated at Abertay

To mark International Women in Engineering Day last Friday, Abertay hosted a day of workshops, talks and announced the winners of the Unsung Heroes of STEM poster competition.

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Police trained in cybersecurity game

Police trained in cybersecurity game

Around 100 officers have tested the new system co-created by Abertay

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Teaching Excellence Framework success for Abertay

Teaching Excellence Framework success for Abertay

Abertay secures Silver in the important new measure

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Abertay awarded Race Equality Charter Mark

Abertay awarded Race Equality Charter Mark

Abertay has been awarded a Race Equality Charter Mark – the first University in Scotland to achieve the recognition.

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Abertay graduate launches Dundee

Abertay graduate launches Dundee's first gin

An Abertay University graduate who once hired the Spice Girls to launch McLaren’s iconic Formula One racing brand is now changing lanes to break into the Scottish gin market.

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Dare Schools Team Challenge 2017

Dare Schools Team Challenge 2017

The winners have been announced

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Abertay takes on rain garden project

Abertay takes on rain garden project

The University worked with primary school children in the west of Scotland to highlight sustainable drainage and environmental issues

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Abertay launches first law scholarship

Abertay launches first law scholarship

The one-year package is sponsored by Thorntons Law

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Work begins on £4m library upgrade

Work begins on £4m library upgrade

Work has begun on a £4million state-of-the-art upgrade to Abertay University’s library.

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STEM gallery to honour war hero former student

STEM gallery to honour war hero former student

First female British marine engineer Victoria Drummond will be included in gallery

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Abertay team on a green mission

Abertay team on a green mission

Staff and students have taken on an allotment and hope to provide fresh produce across campus.

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Abertay students win award in Stuttgart

Abertay students win award in Stuttgart

A team of students from Abertay University who travelled to Stuttgart to take part in a business competition have scooped a top award.

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Dare Academy finalists revealed

Dare Academy finalists revealed

An industry panel selected six student teams for the computer games design competition

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Abertay graduate honoured by NHS

Abertay graduate honoured by NHS

An Abertay University graduate has been recognised for his outstanding work with the NHS at a glittering awards ceremony.

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Abertay creatives involved in Dundee Design Festival

Abertay creatives involved in Dundee Design Festival

Staff and students will host workshops and give talks over the next two weeks

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Poster competition to find Unsung Heroes of STEM

Poster competition to find Unsung Heroes of STEM

Abertay is hosting an event as part of International Women in Engineering Day.

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International conference on

International conference on 'missing' issues

The Abertay event will explore key missing person issues such as dementia, child exploitation and body recovery.

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Expert forum to investigate water issues

Expert forum to investigate water issues

The SAGES group will meet at Abertay to formulate responses to urgent global water crises.

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Digital Graduate Show draws large crowds

Digital Graduate Show draws large crowds

This year's ADGS was the biggest ever staged at Abertay.

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Food and Drink degree show a success

Food and Drink degree show a success

More than 30 posters showing projects were viewed by academics, students and their family and friends

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Abertay Digital Graduate Show goes live!

Abertay Digital Graduate Show goes live!

More than 150 student projects on show including a game that tackles PTSD

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Science division stages graduate showcase

Science division stages graduate showcase

The annual poster presentation covered forensic and biomedical science projects

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Final line-up confirmed for Games PechaKucha

Final line-up confirmed for Games PechaKucha

Ubisoft art director Liam Wong will fly in from Montreal for the event

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Digital dress student hails Graduate Show

Digital dress student hails Graduate Show

Ilona Gatherer now working at Tatler after successful Abertay degree

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Abertay courses climb rankings in Uni Guide

Abertay courses climb rankings in Uni Guide

Abertay courses have enjoyed substantial improvements according to the latest Complete University Guide.

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Relaxation game at Grad Show Business Breakfast

Relaxation game at Grad Show Business Breakfast

The makers of Glaze will give a talk as part of the Abertay Digital Graduate Show Business Breakfast

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New China hub to prepare students for Abertay

New China hub to prepare students for Abertay

Pixseed Institute of Digital Art has been officially opened in Beijing

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Talk will explore science behind food industry

Talk will explore science behind food industry

Dr John Grigor will present at Cafe Science

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Triple awards success for games students

Triple awards success for games students

Abertay performs well in trio of major competitions

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Abertay lecturer made Guggenheim Fellow

Abertay lecturer made Guggenheim Fellow

An Abertay University lecturer has received a highly prestigious award, having been made a Guggenheim Fellow in the Fine Arts.

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Dundee MSP backs Heart Tay Heart at Abertay event

Dundee MSP backs Heart Tay Heart at Abertay event

Dundee MSP Shona Robison has spoken of her commitment to help those with mental health issues “get the right help at the right time”.

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Amazing line up for Abertay Digital Graduate Show

Amazing line up for Abertay Digital Graduate Show

A special exhibition paying tribute to graduates who changed the games industry is among a host of cultural, artistic and family attractions confirmed for the Abertay Digital Graduate Show.

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Hockey star bounced back from equestrian fall

Hockey star bounced back from equestrian fall

Katie Robertson switched sports after a serious showjumping accident

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Business students design call lab of future

Business students design call lab of future

Dundee Business School used gamification to improve BT's workplace environment

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Funded places for Mental Health Nursing Programme

Funded places for Mental Health Nursing Programme

Abertay is offering four funded places for its Masters by Research programme

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Student scoops national food science prize

Student scoops national food science prize

Aimee Dale took first place in the Young Scientist Competition from the Institute of Food Science and Technology

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Graduates celebrate Women in Games honour

Graduates celebrate Women in Games honour

Three Abertay alumni have been named ambassadors for their industry

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Forensics students enjoy awards success

Forensics students enjoy awards success

Teams travelled to Liverpool to take part in the National Forensic Science Competition.

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BAFTA win for Abertay games team

BAFTA win for Abertay games team

Bluedoor Games scooped the Ones to Watch award at the BAFTA Games Awards in London

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Prestigious judging panel for new Dare Academy

Prestigious judging panel for new Dare Academy

The fresh games design competition is now live

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Report calls for missing children protection

Report calls for missing children protection

Abertay academic co-authored European research

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Scotland

Scotland's oldest graduate bids to return to Abertay

Alec Stewart wants to enrol on an incredible ninth degree, aged 87

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Graduates return for 20 Years of Games Pecha Kucha

Graduates return for 20 Years of Games Pecha Kucha

A special evening of quick-fire talks will be staged during Abertay Digital Graduate Show

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Games courses included on BAFTA list

Games courses included on BAFTA list

MProf listed on scholarship programme

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Study shows self-evaluation influences facial memory

Study shows self-evaluation influences facial memory

The psychology research found attractive women are better at remembering good-looking men

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Malaysian links boosted by exchange deal extension

Malaysian links boosted by exchange deal extension

Abertay's long partnership with SEGi is expanding and evolving

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Business Food Jam to explore food poverty solutions

Business Food Jam to explore food poverty solutions

Dundee Business School will host the enterprise and networking event

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Walking football enriches lives

Walking football enriches lives

Abertay conducts research into mental health issues

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Abertay games courses ranked best in Europe

Abertay games courses ranked best in Europe

The Princeton Review also ranked postgraduate courses in the World Top 10

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Marathon uncle Stuart pushed to the max for Maisie

Marathon uncle Stuart pushed to the max for Maisie

The runner is raising funds for a service used by his disabled niece

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Research shows fingerprints on the move

Research shows fingerprints on the move

Abertay forensics project shows latent prints move across surfaces

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Health benefits of dance explored in expert talk

Health benefits of dance explored in expert talk

Former ballet master Andrew Greenwood spoke at the Hannah Maclure Centre

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Abertay credited in Sunday Times city guide

Abertay credited in Sunday Times city guide

Abertay University has been credited with creating “a city fizzing with energy and attitude” in a new Sunday Times Best Places to Live guide.

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Events announced for Abertay Digital Graduate Show

Events announced for Abertay Digital Graduate Show

ADGS will be the cornerstone event for 20 Years of Games

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Kenny to take on poignant marathon run

Kenny to take on poignant marathon run

The computer arts academic is raising funds in memory of his late father and best man

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Abertay is today marking International Women’s Day by celebrating our inspirational females.

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Movie screening for Women in Science Festival

Movie screening for Women in Science Festival

Dr Rebecca Wade to give a talk ahead of Interstellar

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Former Scenes of Crime officer passing on expertise

Former Scenes of Crime officer passing on expertise

Neil Coupar worked on 9/11, the Christmas Tsunamis and the Arbroath 'Head on the Beach' murder

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BAFTA visit amid 20 Years of Games celebrations

BAFTA visit amid 20 Years of Games celebrations

Call for next year's BAFTA Young Games Designers now live

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International ballet dancer to host talk at Abertay

International ballet dancer to host talk at Abertay

Andrew Greenwood will present a lecture on his dance for heath work

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Tragic solider

Tragic solider's story told through digital comic

Project with Nine Trades a success

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Ethical Hackers host Securi-Tay 2017

Ethical Hackers host Securi-Tay 2017

More than 350 attend conference

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Abertay student proves child’s toy can be hacked

Abertay student proves child’s toy can be hacked

An Abertay student has carried out ground-breaking hacking work showing how an innocent child’s toy could be transformed into an offensive ‘talking Chucky’ doll.

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Abertay partnership wins innovation award

Abertay partnership wins innovation award

A partnership between Abertay University and a Fife fruit and vegetable wholesaler has enjoyed double success at a prestigious awards ceremony.

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Teams prepare for Varsity battle

Teams prepare for Varsity battle

Abertay and Dundee universities will compete in March

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Abertay Space Agency chasing record

Abertay Space Agency chasing record

The group's project will see pictures taken from a balloon in space.

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Abertay student to promote gender diversity in games

Abertay student to promote gender diversity in games

Abertay's Mona Bozdog will promote gender diversity at San Francisco's Game Developers Conference after securing a grant worth thousands of pounds from the IGDA Foundation.

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GCHQ expert attends Walter McNicol lecture

GCHQ expert attends Walter McNicol lecture

Event with focus on cybersecurity attended by 300 people

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Success for £500,000 fertility study

Success for £500,000 fertility study

The collaborative project is exploring the causes of male infertility.

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Abertay

Abertay 'invincibles' celebrate league triumphs

Netball and badminton teams unbeaten all season.

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Global kissing study launched on Valentine

Global kissing study launched on Valentine's Day

Abertay survey will ask at what point people say 'I love you.

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Food and drink projects shortlisted for award

Food and drink projects shortlisted for award

Abertay University food and drink projects have been shortlisted as the two finalists for Innovation of the Year at the prestigious 2017 Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards.

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Sport used as hook to engage 40,000 participants

Sport used as hook to engage 40,000 participants

Dundee Academy of Sport is celebrating a landmark achievement

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Abertay student selected for Rugby League World Cup

Abertay student selected for Rugby League World Cup

An Abertay student has battled back from serious injury to be selected for the Student Rugby League World Cup in Australia.

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New fingerprint chamber has cold case potential

New fingerprint chamber has cold case potential

The VMD machine has been installed in the new £3.5m science labs

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Cream of UK sales talent to shine at Abertay

Cream of UK sales talent to shine at Abertay

The Salesforce Scottish Open Sales Competition is coming to Dundee

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Abertay launches £5m international fisheries bid

Abertay launches £5m international fisheries bid

Work from Dr Constantinos Stathopoulos could have major impact for Vietnam.

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Statement on the Teaching Excellence Framework

Statement on the Teaching Excellence Framework

Abertay University will take part in the Teaching Excellence Framework.

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Ethical hackers prepare for Securi-Tay

Ethical hackers prepare for Securi-Tay

More than 350 delegates to attend cyber security conference

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Abertay build links with SEGi

Abertay build links with SEGi

A new development in Abertay University's partnership with one of Malaysia’s biggest private educational institutions could see foreign academics travel to Dundee to benefit from local expertise.

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Biggest Global Game Jam event in Abertay’s history

Biggest Global Game Jam event in Abertay’s history

Abertay staged the biggest Global Game Jam event in the University’s history, signalling the start of celebrations to mark 20 years of video games courses.

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Oor Wullie artist visits creation in his new home

Oor Wullie artist visits creation in his new home

One of the artists behind the iconic Oor Wullie sculptures has visited his creation in its new home at Abertay.

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Abertay academic elected to Royal Society of Arts

Abertay academic elected to Royal Society of Arts

An Abertay University academic has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, joining the likes of Professor Stephen Hawking and Charles Dickens.

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Abertay graduate makes Forbes ’30 under 30’ list

Abertay graduate makes Forbes ’30 under 30’ list

Abertay graduate hails Dare to be Digital after Forbes list prestige

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Reboot for Dare to be Digital

Reboot for Dare to be Digital

Abertay’s Dare to be Digital games design competition will be rebooted as the university celebrates 20 years of games.

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Abertay graduate shortlisted for prestigious award

Abertay graduate shortlisted for prestigious award

An Abertay University graduate has been shortlisted for a prestigious British Education Award.

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Abertay staff member

Abertay staff member's 1000-mile charity challenge

An Abertay University staff member is taking on a gruelling 1,000-mile running challenge to thank those who helped care for her dying mum.

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New podcast tackles gender stereotyping in sport

New podcast tackles gender stereotyping in sport

A new digital initiative from sportscotland will see an Abertay University expert push to break down barriers around gender stereotyping.

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Abertay University student lands top scholarship

Abertay University student lands top scholarship

An Abertay University student will receive the first scholarship offered by a Tayside accountancy firm.

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Abertay offers lowest cost degree in the UK

Abertay offers lowest cost degree in the UK

A new study has found Abertay University offers the best value degree in the UK.

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Global Game Jam marks 20 years of games education

Global Game Jam marks 20 years of games education

Abertay University will stage a major programme of celebrations to mark 20 years of sector-leading games courses – starting with its biggest ever Global Game Jam event.

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Abertay lecturer blogs for Women in Sport Week

Abertay lecturer blogs for Women in Sport Week

Marie Clare Grant reflects on her experiences in sport

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