Discovery - University of Dundee - Online Publications

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Welcome to Discovery

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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  • Degree Show 2015 shows off brightest creative minds


    The work of some of the UK’s brightest young creative minds will be celebrated at the University of Dundee Art, Design and Architecture Degree Show 2015 from May 22nd. The annual Degree Show turns the University into Scotland’s largest exhibition space for a week, with over 300 students from the University’s Duncan of Jordanstone...
  • ‘Rethinking what art is (and can be) in a digital age’ - Arts Café on 5th May


    Dr Sarah Cook from the University of Dundee will next week explore how digital technology has brought about a revolution in art. She will lead the next Dundee Arts Café event at The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum from 6pm on Tuesday, 5th May. Dr Cook said, “Mobile devices, computer networks and new ways of accessing inf...

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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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