Blueprint for enhanced longitudinal studies

Longitudinal studies, mostly based on surveys relying on re-interviewing of individuals, have a long history in the UK.

May 1, 2014 | Impact


“Sticking plaster” treatment for skin cancer and acne

A wearable light source that can treat many skin cancers and acne has been invented by Professor Ifor Samuel (School of Physics and Astronomy) working with Professor James Ferguson (Ninewells Hospital, Dundee) in light-emitting-polymers.

March 19, 2014 | Impact


Animal-borne telemetry tags for conservation and weather forecasting

The Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) Instrumentation Group, of the School of Biology, has designed, built and supplied about 400 telemetry tags per year since 2008, resulting in economic benefit to companies in the UK and abroad of over £7M, …

March 10, 2014 | Biology