A former NASA space scientist who helped the first humans to the moon has blasted the decision to axe Dundee's "irreplaceable" satellite receiving station.
Wise words: World-leading Tibetology map expert gives talk on ‘Tibet Collection’ of 19th Century Dundee-raised doctor
World leading Tibetology map expert Dr Diana Lange of Germany gives Michael Alexander a preview of a talk she is giving at The McManus in Dundee on the 'Tibet Collection' of 19th Century Dundee-raised doctor Thomas Wise.
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International Women’s Day: ‘Being a woman is still an issue’, says successful Dundee social entrepreneur
On International Women’s Day, Michael Alexander speaks to successful Dundee serial social entrepreneur Kirsty Thomson about her inspirations – and the hurdles she’s faced as a female business woman.
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Sports fans from across Dundee and Angus turned out this weekend to test their strength as the British and Irish Tug of War Championships arrived in the City of Discovery for the first time. The two-day event was held at Piperdam Leisure Resort in Fowlis throughout Saturday and Sunday, and showcased the top tug of war talent. Scottish competitors usually face a trip to Wales or Ireland for the annual championships but guests from around the world made their way to the popular resort for the competition’s Courier Country debut. Indoor tug of war differs from the outdoor summer sport in a number of ways, with pullers placed on rubber mats and wearing specially-designed flat rubber-soled shoes.
Dundee University Discovery Day lecture: Why there is ‘no alternative’ to a global climate change solution
Ahead of his 2019 Discovery Day lecture, Dundee University’s Professor Volker Roeben tells Michael Alexander there is ‘no alternative’ to a global solution on climate change.
Dundee links remembered as ice explorers prepare to search for Shackleton’s stricken ship the Endurance
More than 100 years after the abandonment and loss of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ship the Endurance, a team of scientists are on the hunt for the stricken vessel at the bottom of the Weddell Sea. Michael Alexander reports.
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