8 Jul 2015

Scottish night for Spanish students

A group of Spanish students undertaking a special Summer School programme at the University of Dundee will tomorrow be introduced to Scottish food, drink and culture at a reception held to welcome them to the country. The Scottish Evening takes place at the University’s Tower Building from 6-9pm on Thursday, 9th July. Ten students from CEU San Pablo University in Madrid will attend the event along with staff and students from the University’s School of Life Sciences. The students arrived in Dundee at the weekend for the four-week Science Communications Summer School, which aims to give them an ...

Scottish night for Spanish students

8 Jul 2015

Silent auction for art students’ work

Postgraduates from the University of Dundee have launched a silent online auction of artwork to raise money for their Masters Show, which opens later this month. Graduating artists from the Master of Fine Art in Art and Humanities programme at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, part of the University, have donated pieces of work along with their Course Director, Mary Modeen. The proceeds of the auction will go towards helping students cover some extra material costs for their Masters Show exhibition as well as providing some funds for promotion. “These postgraduate students are an excep...

Silent auction for art students’ work

7 Jul 2015

New book examines `Constitutional Law of Scotland’

The past twenty years have seen Scotland’s constitutional framework subject to historic change and intense debate. Now a leading academic at the University of Dundee has produced the first complete account of the constitutional law of Scotland since devolution in 1999 - and indeed the Union of 1707. Professor Alan Page’s book `Constitutional Law of Scotland’ also examines the governance of Scotland as it stands in the wake of last September’s historic referendum on Scottish independence. Alan Page is Professor of Public Law and Dean of the School of Law at Dundee. He is one of the U...

7 Jul 2015

Fulbright students arrive to explore Scotland’s identity, culture and innovation

From William Wallace and Macbeth to a modern powerhouse for science and innovation, the story of Scotland’s history and its place in the world will be explored through the prestigious Fulbright-Scotland Summer Institute 2015. Ten American undergraduates have arrived in Scotland for the 2015 Summer Institute. Now in its third year, the Institute is a unique partnership between the University of Dundee, University of Strathclyde and the US-UK Fulbright Commission with support from The Scottish Government and civic partners. The students from across the United States will spend five weeks (5th July...

3 Jul 2015

Community policing to be investigated after prestigious grant award

Researchers at the University of Dundee and Edinburgh Napier University have shared in 4.6million Euros funding to investigate best practice in community policing across the EU. Dr Megan O’Neill, from Dundee, and Edinburgh Napier’s Dr Liz Aston have been awarded 285,000 Euros to carry out work as part of the ‘Unity’ consortium looking at how to strengthen cooperation between law enforcement agencies and citizens via digital technology. The funding for Unity comes from Horizon 2020, the largest ever EU Research and Innovation programme. The project is examining community policing in ...

Community policing to be investigated after prestigious grant award