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Finding beauty in the rubble of one of Scotland’s deprived…

While an Englishman's home may be his castle, a Scottish woman’s home is her close, according to a University of Dundee student raised by two generations of strong women in one of the country’s most deprived areas.

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Rehabilitating tower blocks from the ground up

An exploration of how new urban neighbourhoods can be created around controversial multi-storey buildings is one of around 300 exhibits at the University of Dundee’s Art, Design and Architecture Graduate Showcase 2020, which opens tomorrow.

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Users challenged to broker ethical trade-off between profit …

A University of Dundee student has created a digital experience that educates people about the shadowy world of data brokerage and the potential for companies to misuse the personal information we freely give up.

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Graduand thinks ‘Outside the Box’ to deliver outdoor lea…

At a time when parents, carers and teachers are wrestling with how to best provide education during lockdown and the classroom restrictions to follow, a University of Dundee student has devised ways of delivering learning for young people outdoors.

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Eco-burial project helps deceased ‘Return to Earth’

A University of Dundee student has devised a range of burial clothes made from materials such as linen, cotton, bamboo and silk to help people ensure their last act is an environmentally sustainable one.

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Online showcase for graduating Art, Design and Architecture …

Hundreds of final-year students will be exhibiting the fruits of their creative labours online when one of the University of Dundee’s flagship events goes fully digital for the first time.

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DJCAD Stories

Beth Cameron's 'Changing City' collection

Jewellery & Metal Design student Beth Cameron's work was chosen to represent the Graduate Showcase. We caught up with Beth to find out more about the inspiration behind her collection.

Beth Cameron's 'Changing City' collection

DJCAD graduate wins third prize at the prestigious Scottish Portrait Awards

Graduate Li Huang recently scooped an award for his oil on canvas painting of his mother…

DJCAD graduate wins third prize at the prestigious Scottish Portrait Awards

DJCAD archivist set to appear on BBC Four show

DJCAD support specialist Adam Lockhart is set to appear on a BBC Four show discussing the history of video art.

DJCAD archivist set to appear on BBC Four show
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