Research News

Scottish pupils joint best in reading comprehension in the UK according to major survey

The largest literacy study ever conducted in the UK and Ireland has shown that Scottish pupils had the joint greatest level of reading comprehension amongst the home nations, alongside Northern Ireland. The annual What Kids are Reading Report, analysed by the University of Dundee’s Professor Keith Topping, was written using data compiled by literacy and assessment provider Renaissance UK. The study analysed the reading ...

European Social Work Research Conference - Symposium on Arts in Social Work

Susan Levy, Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Dundee, will be leading a symposium on Arts in Social Work with colleagues from England, the Netherlands and Israel at the European Social Work Research Conference (ESWRA) in Leuven, Belgium in April 2019.  Susan will also present a paper on social care in Scottish prisons based on a recent Social Work Scotland funded project with Fiona Kumari Campbell, Lynn ...

Research Events

TCELT Research Seminar: Breaking Down Barriers to Create an Inclusive Learning Environment through the use of Music and Makaton

In this seminar, Sharon Tonner-Saunders will present her current work with schools around the world and discuss possible research outputs from the project.

People, Place and Power: World Community Development Conference 2019

A unique opportunity for practitioners, participants, academics, policy makers, funders and other stakeholders to share perspectives on current context and challenges for community work.