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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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  • ‘Tapping all our talents: Women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics’ – 7th March

    04-Mar-2015

    Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, the first female President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, will examine the progress made by women in traditionally male-dominated areas at the next Saturday Evening Lecture in Dundee. Dame Jocelyn will talk about ‘Tapping all our talents: Women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics’...
  • Art and architecture graduates to exhibit at 2015 New Contemporaries

    04-Mar-2015

    Eighteen graduate artists from the University of Dundee will exhibit their work at the 2015 Royal Scottish Academy New Contemporaries show in Edinburgh. Now in its seventh year, New Contemporaries is regarded as the most prestigious showcase for young artists in Scotland and this year’s exhibition will take place at the RSA Galleries on The M...

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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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