30 Jan 2015

Illustrating the potential at pop-up store

Final-year Illustration students from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD) will tomorrow use at a pop-up shop in Dundee city centre to raise money for their Degree Show. The students will be selling work at the pop-up shop hosted by Time Lifestyle Boutique in Reform Street from 12-4pm on Saturday, 31st January. The money they raise will be used to purchase materials for the flagship exhibition in May. Time Lifestyle Boutique champions local designers wherever possible and owner Nicola Donnelly says she is keen to support all creative ambassadors for a city undergoing cultural development...

Illustrating the potential at pop-up store

29 Jan 2015

SiDE User Group to be celebrated at event to mark culmination of project

Computing researchers from the University of Dundee will next week bring together hundreds of older people from Tayside and Fife to thank them for their taking part in research studies directed at the development of inclusive technologies. Members of the Social Inclusion through the Digital Economy (SiDE) User Pool will gather at the University’s School of Computing on Saturday, 7th February for a special Dissemination and Celebration event and to hear about the innovative research projects they have helped with over the past 5 years. SiDE is an interdisciplinary research collaboration between the Un...

SiDE User Group to be celebrated at event to mark culmination of project

28 Jan 2015

Seeing Double: The Colour Blind Test Series – Dundee Arts Café on 3rd February

The next Dundee Arts Café event will see graphic designer and artist David Lyons discuss his practice creating work intended to be experienced differently by colour blind and normally sighted people. ‘Seeing Double: The Colour Blind Test Series’ takes place at The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery and Museum on Tuesday, 3rd February. David Lyons lectures on Media Design at the University of Abertay in Dundee, Scotland and is a PhD researcher at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD). His research focuses on the idea that artwork can be tailored to one’s visual ab...

Seeing Double: The Colour Blind Test Series – Dundee Arts Café on 3rd February

27 Jan 2015

‘Hack the University’ – inaugural event seeks to change the future

Students from all corners of the University of Dundee are being called upon to help improve the institution at its inaugural ‘Hack the University’ session. The event takes place over Thursday 29th and Friday 30th January at Matthew Building, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD), part of the University. Using skills and perspectives from different disciplines, students will come together to develop and build services for several University services, including Dundee University Students’ Association (DUSA), Library & Learning Centre, IT and the Institute for Sport and...

‘Hack the University’ – inaugural event seeks to change the future

26 Jan 2015

Evelyn signs up as 50,000th volunteer to `SHARE’

SHARE (The Scottish Health Research Register) is a unique project which aims to make it easier for researchers in Scotland to carry out ground-breaking medical research and uses blood left over from testing to help improve treatments for diseases such as cancer, diabetes and asthma.  Every day in Scotland around 70,000 samples of blood are discarded after routine clinical testing. Researchers are asking the public across Scotland to allow them access to that spare blood. The SHARE project is pioneering an easy way for people to help the fight against disease. It only takes one minute to sign up to SHA...