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Welcome to Discovery

Discovery is the University of Dundee's online collection of published research material. Search online for articles, books, conference papers, research theses and other material - many of which are openly available as full text. It is easy to find new research material, and easy to deposit your own work to make it more widely available.

Discovery is a valuable source of research material for students, researchers and the public.

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  • Anthology Five to be launched at DeeCon

    30-Mar-2015

    Anthology Five, the newest collection of work by comics studies students at the University of Dundee, will be launched this weekend at Dee-Con, Scotland’s largest free anime and comics convention. DeeCon 2015 will be held at Dundee University Students’ Association (DUSA) on Saturday, 4th April, with doors opening at 12pm. The 128-page c...
  • Voters offered payment to give their views

    30-Mar-2015

    Citizens eligible to vote in the UK 2015 General Election have been invited to take part in University of Dundee research that will take a `snapshot’ of people’s election campaign views. Participants from Dundee and the surrounding areas will receive £40 for taking part in the session on Thursday, 2nd April if they are selected to...

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University Research Staff can login here to view and manage their research profile and deposit research outputs. If you have any queries, please contact the Pure Helpdesk.

Research Students can login here
to deposit their research thesis.

From September 2009 onwards an electronic copy of all University of Dundee research theses must be deposited by the author in Discovery, the University's repository.

Benefits for you:

  • a global audience has access to your thesis
  • increased impact and citation of your work
  • your thesis has a persistent URL on a reliable, academic website
  • your thesis is visible in Google and other search services

Read more about submitting your Thesis

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Sonic Screwdriver Tightens up Fundamental Physics

When the scriptwriters for Doctor Who imagined a futuristic device, they came up with the Sonic Screwdriver. Now a team of physicists at the University of Dundee have taken equipment designed for MRI-guided focused ultrasound surgery and demonstrated a real Sonic Screwdriver - lifting and spinning a free-floating 10 cm diameter rubber disk with an ultrasound beam.

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