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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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  • University expertise helps Tweed win award


    Experts from the University of Dundee have helped the Tweed to become the first-ever winner of the UK River Prize. The Tweed, a UNESCO HELP Basin, is the site of the University’s main research focus on catchment management and river restoration. The UK River Prize celebrates the achievements of individuals and organisations working to improve...
  • ‘Facing the Future’ of the world at Dundee


    Postgraduate students and early-career researchers from across the UK will next week descend upon the University of Dundee for an annual conference looking for solutions to environmental change. The ‘Facing the Future 2015’ symposium, taking place on Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th May, is organised by postgraduate students at the Unive...

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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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