Welcome to CAIS

CAIS provides postgraduate and undergraduate level and short courses in Archives, Records Management, Information Compliance, Digital Preservation and Family and Local History. We welcome applications from prospective students wishing to gain a professional qualification: PhD, Masters, Diploma and Certificate in this area, from those interested in taking short courses for continuing professional development and from those who wish to study at an introductory level. 


Professor Sir James Alfred Ewing, Celebrating Dundee's Great and Good

James Alfred Ewing was born in Dundee in 1855. As a young boy, Ewing’s mother took him to a meeting of the British Association held at Dundee’s Albert Institute. Ewing would have heard the greatest scientific speakers of the day, fostering Ewing’s interest in the sciences; his free time was spent tinkering in a make-shift lab in the attic. He became a life member of the British Association some 9 years later....

R D Low, Celebrating Dundee's Great and Good

Born in Dundee in 1895, Robert Duncan Low’s career started with the publishing house of D C Thomson, Dundee. During this time he launched the story papers Adventure 1921; The Rover 1922; The Wizard 1923; The Skipper 1930 and The Hotspur 1933. Story papers featuring illustrations and text were marketed at children and teenagers and highly popular before the outbreak of the Second World War. In collaboration with comic art...