The University of Newcastle has today launched its inaugural Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) focused on supporting the Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sector – the Advanced METS DTC.


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The University of Newcastle has today launched its inaugural Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) focused on supporting the Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sector – the Advanced METS DTC.

Fostering collaborative PhD projects, the Advanced METS DTC is aimed at delivering innovative and transformational technologies and developing skilled innovators of the future.

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Professor Kevin Hall, said Australian METS companies were global leaders in providing products and services throughout the mining value chain. …

Her Majesty The Queen & The Duke of Edinburgh has opened the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science at the University of Dundee.


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Her Majesty The Queen opens Leverhulme Centre for Forensic Science

Her Majesty The Queen has officially opened the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science at the University of Dundee.

The Queen and His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh, saw some of the world-leading forensic techniques being developed at the University, such as hands identification, innovative fingerprinting and a new generation of lifesaving smoke alarms.

The Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science has been established at the University with a £10 million award from the Leverhulme Trust. …

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has launched an innovative Doctorate of Physiotherapy (DPT) course that's the first of its kind in the UK.


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Robert Gordon University (RGU) has launched an innovative Doctorate of Physiotherapy (DPT) course which meets professional development needs and is the first of its kind in the UK.

Devised by RGU’s Physiotherapy team, the new three-and-a-half year course will produce physiotherapists with clinically applied doctoral research skills and workplace experience.

The university’s MSc physiotherapy course has a well established reputation for employable, experienced graduates both in the UK and internationally. DPT graduates will have all of these attributes in addition to highly sought-after doctoral level research skills. …