The Dundee branch of the University and College Union has voted "overwhelmingly" in favour of a ballot for industrial action, if Dundee University refuses to rule out compulsory redundancies.
Dundee University staff members are preparing to go on strike unless assurances are given there will be no compulsory redundancies from the institution.
Dundee University's new rector, Hollywood A-lister Brian Cox, says he is "touched" to have been elected as a figurehead for students and has reaffirmed his commitment to fight their corner.
As Professor Sir Philip Cohen gets ready to launch the Dundee Science Festival, Jack McKeown examines his career and gets to know the man thought of as one of Britain's top scientists.
Patients have praised the care they receive at a Dundee centre that is being given a national award.
Given how much time actor Brian Cox spends in Hollywood, it is fitting that he is to be formally welcomed as rector of Dundee University next week with an American-style pep rally.
NHS Tayside is still waiting to hear if it will get help to pay for the cost of the major fire at Ninewells Hospital last month.
A new sickness management scheme that means NHS staff in Angus are phoned every day they are off ill could be rolled out across Tayside.
Dundee University must scrap its plans to cut almost 200 jobs, according to the union representing academic staff.
A team of St Andrews University students plan to send a petition to world leaders at next month's G20 Summit in Seoul over "irresponsible living."