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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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  • ‘The University at War’ – new exhibition opens on 9th May

    06-May-2015

    A new exhibition exploring the effect the First World War had on the institution that became the University of Dundee opens this weekend. ‘The University at War’ tells the stories of staff and students from what was then University College Dundee who fought on the front line, or undertook important wartime research. The exhibition, whic...
  • Two months of global history events

    06-May-2015

    Two months of debates, workshops, network events and conferences on global history will begin at the University of Dundee this weekend with an exploration of Empire. Throughout May and June the University’s Scottish Centre for Global History will welcome some of the discipline’s most prominent practitioners of global history. They will...

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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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