Dr Stephen Woodley, Chief Scientist for Parks Canada, will warn a conference at the University on Wednesday 27 June, that those involved in setting up Scotland's first National Park will fail unless they learn the lessons of Canada.
Professor Charles Fewson, first Director of the Institute of Biomedical & Life Sciences, is among members of the University honoured in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Professor Peter Vanezis is honoured in the Diplomatic List.
A new electron microscope is officially inaugurated today, 14 June, in the University's Department of Cardiac Surgery. It will enable scientists to identify the most suitable materials for use in the next generation of artificial heart valves.
The University is honouring the memory of the late Donald Dewar, Scotland's first First Minister, by launching a ?1.7M appeal to establish a Chair of Social Justice. The appeal has been inaugurated by a donation of ?150,000 from ScottishPower.