The fight for lower blood pressure

The fight for lower blood pressure

It has been dubbed ‘Scotland’s silent killer’ and urgent action needs to be taken to help the 1.3 million adults in the country estimated to be living with the condition, according to a major new report.High blood pressure is a major cause of heart attack and stroke,...
Digging for history

Digging for history

Like all archaeologists, Dr Alice Watterson spends her days with one foot in the past but when she was asked to join an excavation in the Alaskan tundra it was the start of a journey into a lost world of war, peace and dance. As well as being an archaeologist, Alice...
Best futsal forward for Alloa star Ahmed

Best futsal forward for Alloa star Ahmed

When Alloa Athletic beat Dundee United earlier this season it capped a remarkable rise from the Institute for Sport and Exercise gym hall to the city’s largest football stadium for Ahmed Aloulou. Ahmed, who received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the...
University academics among new YAS members

University academics among new YAS members

Dundee researchers Dr Ayse Cinar and Professor Raphael Heffron are among the newest cohort of members appointed to the RSE Young Academy of Scotland (YAS). In all, 53 men and women in their early-to-mid careers from across Scotland make up the fifth intake of...