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Study to analyse World Cup impact on Brazil’s children

The World Cup is in full swing in Brazil but what will be the effects of such a huge sporting event on the country’s children? A study led by the University of Dundee, in collaboration with the Pontifical Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro, is to examine potential human rights violations towards children around the World Cup. “Sporting mega events like the World Cup have a huge impact on the countries which host...

On the Waterfront, with Minecraft!

Derek Robertson (School of Education, Social Work and Community Education) and Deepak Gopinath (Town and Regional Planning, School of Environment) won CECHR Incubation Fund Competition at University of Dundee (Jun 2014) for a sum of £1600 to carry out the project, titled ‘On the Waterfront: Using Minecraft with school pupils to allow them to digitally reimagine, design and build Dundee’s waterfront’. Th...