Published on 21 February 2019
Showcasing scientific research at conferences is nothing new for academics but, when presented with a chance to speak to the general public, the quality of the lecture needs to step up a gear.
Such was the challenge facing Professor Miratul Muqit from the University of Dundee’s MRC Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit who was to be awarded the prestigious 2018 Francis Crick Medal and Lecture in recognition of his research into Parkinson’s Disease.
With the event at The Royal Society in London approaching, Miratul was looking to give a clear and engaging lecture. What’s more, as a public lecture, it was essential that his presentation not only appealed to scientists but was relevant for a broader audience.
Published on 20 February 2019
(Blog for Coca-Cola 5by20 Dundee)
‘Isolated’, ‘in need of support’ and ‘on the verge of giving up’ – these were the sentiments of one of the first women to embark on the Coca-Cola 5by20 Dundee programme.
That was back in April 2017.
Fast forward almost two years and Dundee-based designer and maker Judith McDowall is feeling inspired, motivated and making significant progress with her textiles business, Just Judith Design.
Published on 18 February 2019
How should employers treat menopausal women in the workplace?
This, and other questions, will be addressed and debated on the first day of the world’s only Menopause Festival, taking place in Perth in April 2019.
With the first day of the event aimed at Human Resources professionals, line managers , trade unions and employment lawyers, the ‘Menopause at Work’ seminar will explore the rights of women and their employers’ obligations, menopause policies and how the menopause impacts on women’s economic participation at a national level.
Published on 7 February 2019
From 3D printed prosthetics to virtual reality clothing offering a glimpse inside the human body, Dundee Science Centre will reveal an insight into the future of medicine and healthcare in a mind-boggling new show launching next week.
‘Operation Tomorrow’, which runs from Monday 11 February until Monday 1 April 2019, will allow visitors to take on the role of a robot surgeon, see inside the human body with augmented reality, and discover the part video games can play in healthier living.
Published on 4 February 2019
Local business people are being encouraged to play their part in supporting new starts.
Next week’s Coca-Cola 5by20 Mentor and Business Community Support Evening hopes to attract new mentors onto the award-winning Coca-Cola 5by20 Dundee programme.
Launched in 2010, Coca-Cola 5by20 is a global initiative with one purpose – to enable the economic empowerment of five million women by 2020. Run in over 60 countries around the world, Dundee is the only city in Western Europe to host the programme.
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