Articles from '2015'...

CECHR Collaborative Research - Incubator Competition, 2015

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| CECHR, Sustainability, Resilience

Applications are invited for up to three ‘Incubator Grants’, sharing from a maximum fund of £5,000, to support new cross- and interdisciplinary projects aligned to the Centre for Environmental Change and Human Resilience [CECHR] mission of promoting more sustainable and equitable futures. This year proposals are encouraged which align with the key societal challenges:  ‘promoting the sustainable use of global resources; shaping the future through innovative design and improving social, cultural and physical well-being - identified in the University’s Transformation vision...

Youth Camp 2015 with Minecraft on the Waterfront

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| Planning, CECHR, Architecture,Environment,Lectures & Workshops,Geddes Institute, Event

Youth Camp 2015 was a successful and engaging workshop where seven secondary schools across the TAYplan area developed hypothetical visions for what they think Dundee waterfront should look like through interactive sessions using the popular game, Minecraft. Each participating school team was given an individual plot on a model of the Dundee Waterfront (designed in Minecraft by Andrew Rennie, Conservation Officer, Perth and Kinross Council) to develop their visions of the waterfront. A central aim of the Youth Camp was to encourage young people to think differently about places they live and to help them u...

Flourishing Communities and Productive Seas

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| Planning, Environment, Geography, Event, Lectures & Workshops

Workshop 1: Marine Spatial Planning and Blue Growth The first of three workshops to discuss how to involve communities in decisions about marine and coastal planning is being held in Dundee on Tuesday, 10th November. The ‘Flourishing Communities and Productive Seas’ event, organised by the Universities of Dundee and St Andrews, brings together a range of different disciplines, policy-makers and stakeholders to discuss what has been described as ‘blue growth’. It takes place at Discovery Point from 9.30 to 4.30. International experts will discuss how to navigate the complex lega...

Mono 68 Photography & Memory event

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| Planning, Environment, Geddes Institute, Lectures & Workshops

Mono 68: One city, One month, One camera Photographs by Phil Thomson, Dundee, November 1968 Lamb Gallery, Tower Building, University of Dundee Friday 6 March at 6pm Photography and Memory – a series of short talks followed by a discussion exploring the role of photography in capturing Dundee and other cities, and how our memories and our ideas about architecture are shaped by photographic images. The event will start in the Lamb Gallery with an introduction by Caroline Brown (Deputy Archivist at the University of Dundee). We will then move into Baxter Suite Room 1.36 for four presentations: Journali...