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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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  • DUSA TV named NaSTA Best Broadcaster


    Dundee University Students’ Association’s DUSA TV has been crowned Best Broadcaster of 2015 at the 42nd National Student Television Association (NaSTA) awards conference in Preston.  Up against 44 other stations, DUSA TV won the most prestigious award of the conference, recognising it for the standard of content produced over the p...
  • D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum Easter openings


    The University of Dundee’s D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum will open to the public over the Easter weekend, with a particular focus on family visits in light of its recent accreditation as a learning destination for the Children’s University. The Children’s University seeks to “cultivate the imagination of pupils, as we...

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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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