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College of Art, Science & Engineering

Welcome to the College of Art, Science and Engineering (CASE). The College comprises of the School of Engineering, Physics & Mathematics; Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design (DJCAD); the School of Computing; and the Centre for Anatomy & Human Identification (CAHID). We offer a unique opportunity to study in a university institution with a worldwide academic reputation, while enjoying the cultural, social and recreational facilities of both the University and the beautiful city of Dundee.

With our breadth of courses in a diverse range of disciplines, award winning lecturers, research led teaching, industry connections and multidisciplinary projects we are committed to producing highly employable graduates able to address current and future challenges within their field.

Spotlight on Research Assistant

Sara Nevay is a trained textile designer with a Masters in Design for Services from University of Dundee. She combines the skills of crafting by hand and service design methodologies, to identify and address design problems with people who use, deliver and commission services. Sara is also a Research Assistant within the School of Computing’s BESiDE (Built Environment for Social Inclusion through the Digital Economy) research group. She spoke to us about an exciting RCUK (Research Councils UK) funded project that she is currently involved in.For more information, click here.

Prestigious Award for CAHID

The Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher Education 2014 was awarded to the University of Dundee’s Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification by Her Majesty The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace yesterday (February 27th). Professor Sue Black, Director of the Centre, was joined by Professor Pete Downes, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University (pictured above) in accepting the award. Presented in recognition of 'world class excellence' the Queen's Anniversary Prizes are among the most highly-regarded awards for the UK's universities and colleges.

Fees and Funding

The University of Dundee has established a range of undergraduate scholarships and bursaries designed to help students classified as Rest of UK (RUK) fee status entering the University for the first time in September 2014. You could be eligible for all three of the funding options, which means you could receive up to £8000. To find out if you are eligible, click here.

Pre-sessional Programmes in English for International Students

The University of Dundee’s pre-sessional programmes in English are designed to fully prepare you for your future course of study. Successful completion of these programmes guarantees progression to various degrees at the University of Dundee. The range of programmes includes a new 24-week programme (17th March - 29th August 2014).
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College News

Chinese students to attend CASE Summer School
The College of Art, Science and Engineering (CASE) is holding a Summer School which commenced on Sunday 20th July and will run until 17th August. The University is currently hosting 30 students attending partner universities in China. Over the duration of the Summer School we will welcome 75 students in total. Both groups will undertake a two-week programme developed to provide students with a flavour of studying at the University of Dundee.
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SICSA FutureCities – Bottom-Up
The SICSA FutureCities Workshop takes place at the Dalhousie Building from 10am-4pm on Tuesday, 22nd July. The potential of bottom-up citizen led initiatives to support ‘Future City’ challenges has increased dramatically in the last decade. Cities become smarter as information is made available to systems in real-time, utilising data about events from the city's inhabitants, existing IT systems and readings from the physical environment. Mel Woods, Reader at DJCAD, and Dr Drew Hemment, Dundee Fellow, will lead the workshop exploring ‘bottom-up’ approaches to the future of cities.
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Chinese students attend CASE Summer School
The University's College of Art, Science and Engineering is currently hosting 30 students attending partner universities in China. Over the duration of the Summer School we will welcome 75 students in total. Both groups will undertake a two-week programme developed to provide students with a flavour of studying at the University of Dundee.
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Physicists reveal random nature of metastasis
Professor Timothy Newman - Head of CASE (Acting) and Dean of the School of Engineering, Physics and Mathematics, has co-authored a groundbreaking paper that discusses a new paradigm for metastatic colonisation in cancer based on rare event theory. The paper was published today, 18 July, in IOP Publishing’s journal Physical Biology.
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Top 10 Success for the University of Dundee’s Formula Student Team at Silverstone
DRIVE – the University of Dundee’s Formula Student team, took part in the Formula Student 2014 competition at Silverstone, 9-13 July. The team entered the Class 2 division which focused on the design aspects of the car and they were ranked 7th overall.
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Fulbright scholars to receive warm welcome at Consulate and CAHID
The visit will have special resonance as half the Fulbright scholars are pre-med students and will return to their studies informed about the internationally renowned Centre.
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Anatomy Greenhouse 4-year PhD Studentship/Demonstrator
The Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification Anatomy Greenhouse project at the University of Dundee is offering a funded 4-year PhD Studentship/Demonstrator positions beginning 1st September 2014.
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The Val McDermid Mortuary revealed
She is already a critically acclaimed and bestselling author. Now the Scottish crime writer Val McDermid is to have a mortuary named after her at the University of Dundee.
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Studio Jamming
A fortnight into the ‘Studio Jamming: Artists’ Collaborations in Scotland’ exhibition at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design (DJCAD), attention has turned to the 12-hour Jamming Symposium that will bring the series to a close later this month.
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DJCAD graduates celebrating exhibition successes
The exhibition season for young designers is proving a happy hunting ground for graduates from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, who have picked up seven major awards at the New Designers and D&AD New Blood events in London.
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Physics PhD Studentships
We are currently looking to recruit a UK PhD student to work on the following project, 'Tuneable mode-spaced frequency combs and femtosecond pulse semiconductor disk lasers for bio-medical applications'. We are also looking to recruit a European/UK Student to work on a research project entitled 'Innovative processing of stockpile fly ash for use in concrete construction'.
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