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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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  • ‘Mary Slessor - No Ordinary Missionary’ – Dundee Arts Café on 3rd March

    26-Feb-2015

    Renowned storyteller Ruth Kirkpatrick will combine biographical fact, song and personal insight to tell the tale of Mary Slessor’s remarkable life at the next Dundee Arts Café event. ‘Mary Slessor - No Ordinary Missionary’ takes place at The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery and Museum on Tuesday, 3rd March. Born in the Nor...
  • Dundee scientist elected to the American Academy of Microbiology

    25-Feb-2015

    Professor Tracy Palmer, of the University of Dundee, has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. Fellows of the Academy are elected annually through a highly selective, peer-review process, based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology. Tracy is Professor of Molecu...

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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

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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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