8 Jun 2015

Degree Show plaudits and prizes for exhibiting students

Sixteen of the students who wowed visitors to this year’s record-breaking University of Dundee Art, Design and Architecture Degree Show have been selected for the prestigious 2016 Royal Scottish Academy New Contemporaries. The students from the Architecture, Art, Philosophy and Contemporary Practices, Fine Art and Time Based Art & Digital Film programmes will exhibit alongside graduates from the other main colleges of art in Scotland. They are among the dozens of students from the University’s School of Architecture and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design who won prizes for the ...

Degree Show plaudits and prizes for exhibiting students

8 Jun 2015

CURRENT |不合时宜: Contemporary Art from Scotland – a collaboration between Cooper Gallery and Shanghai Himalayas Museum, part of the 2015 UK-China Year of Culture Exchange.

The University of Dundee’s Cooper Gallery is to present the first major exhibition dedicated to Scottish contemporary art to be held in China in collaboration with Shanghai Himalayas Museum. ‘CURRENT: Contemporary Art from Scotland’ is a collaboration between Cooper Gallery and Shanghai Himalayas Museum. The four-phase, 18-month exhibition and forum programme will showcase for the first time in China the distinctiveness of contemporary art made in Scotland, its grass-roots spirit and its keen debates with the social and political dimensions of art and culture. CURRENT: Contemporary Art fr...

CURRENT |不合时宜: Contemporary Art from Scotland – a collaboration between Cooper Gallery and Shanghai Himalayas Museum, part of the 2015 UK-China Year of Culture Exchange.

5 Jun 2015

University excellence showcase for Pakistani delegation

A delegation from Sindh Madressatul Islam University, one of the oldest educational institutions in Pakistan, will visit the University of Dundee next week. The group will be headed by Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, Vice-Chancellor of Sindh Madressatul Islam University, and will include nine students and four Professors along with representatives of the British Council. They will visit Dundee on Monday, 8th June. Dundee is one of just five institutions being visited by the delegation in order to give them an insight into the UK Higher Education sector and how its practices can be emulated in order to aid Pakistan...

University excellence showcase for Pakistani delegation

5 Jun 2015

Mine-crafting the future of Dundee’s waterfront

Dundee’s central waterfront is the midst of a £1billion transformation. The project has already proved attractive to the world’s leading architects, including Kengo Kuma, designer of the V&A Museum of Design, Dundee. Now the city’s schoolchildren will show how it would look if they were set free to design the waterfront, using the gaming phenomenon Minecraft. Primary 6 and 7 pupils around the city have been working for the past few months on a project led by the University of Dundee and Dundee City Council. Simultaneously, pupils from nine secondary schools across the city have ...

5 Jun 2015

`Identifying the Dead’ – your turn to take on a forensic challenge

Crime author Val McDermid’s latest story has all the ingredients you may expect – a body found on a hill in the centre of Dundee, a mystery as to its identity, police looking for the help of a forensic investigator. The dream of all crime fiction fans is that they be the one who steps into that vital role. Now they can, thanks to a new online course being launched on FutureLearn by the University of Dundee and its world-renowned Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification. FutureLearn enables millions for people around the world to share learning experiences, free of charge, through massive ope...

`Identifying the Dead’ – your turn to take on a forensic challenge