Discovery - University of Dundee - Online Publications

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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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  • Design students show off apps and tools for the future

    27-May-2015

    A news app that automatically provides balanced coverage from across the political spectrum, a `calming bear’ to help children overcome anxiety and a restaurant reviewing platform for people with food allergies are among the next generation of innovative applications developed by University of Dundee students for this year’s Art, Design...
  • Teachers set to ‘Experience The University of Dundee’

    26-May-2015

    The University of Dundee will tomorrow welcome teachers and skills development advisors from across the country keen to hear about developments at the institution. ‘Experience The University of Dundee’ will take place at the Dalhousie Building from 10am-3.15pm on Wednesday, 27th May. Presentations will be delivered throughout the day by...

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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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