November 2014

Dundee researcher’s image voted winner of `Images with Impact’

Dundee researcher’s image voted winner of `Images with Impact’

A stunning image produced by a University of Dundee researcher has been voted the winner of the `Images with Impact’ competition.

The image produced by Ian Newton, from the College of Life Sciences at Dundee, wowed visitors to the Great British Bioscience Festival. It showed microtubules but provoked comparisons with Edvard Munch’s famous painting `The Scream’. It was one of eighteen shortlisted pictures on which the public were asked to vote.

Games technology research powers Dawn of the Planet of the Apes innovation

Research at Abertay University helped the blockbuster Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, by bringing computer games technology into the film’s pre-production stage.
The film, which is released on DVD next week, was the biggest hit this summer at the UK box office.
Abertay Lecturer Matthew Bett has spent the last few years developing a new way of controlling ‘virtual cameras’.