21 Aug 2014

Green Gown nomination recognises environmental efforts

The University of Dundee’s commitment to the environment has been recognised with a nomination for a prestigious Green Gown Award. Now in their tenth year, the Green Gown Awards recognise the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities, colleges and the learning and skills sectors across the UK. With sustainable development moving up the global agenda, the Awards are now established as the most prestigious recognition of sustainability excellence within the tertiary education sector, as well as the environmental sector. The University has been nominated in the ‘Facil...

12 Aug 2014

Word and Image exhibitions open

Two new exhibitions exploring the relationships between word and image will open in the University of Dundee’s Tower Building this evening. The exhibitions have been staged by the University’s Museum Services to accompany the international word and image conference ‘Riddles of Form: Exploration and Discovery in Word and Image’, being held this week. In the Lamb Gallery, ‘The Word is Art’ features text-based artworks from the University’s Museum Collections, including work by Ian Hamilton Finlay, Tom Phillips, David Mach and other notable artists. At the same time, ...

12 Aug 2014

University community represented at Festivals

Staff and students from the University of Dundee will be entertaining and educating some of the millions of visitors to this year’s Edinburgh Festivals. Business Management student Craig Paton appears in the ‘This is Ceilidh’ show from 11pm each night at Spiegeltent Palazzo as part of the Fringe. Craig, who will be playing the accordion, is an accomplished musician who has recorded on three broadcasts for BBC Radio Scotland and won the All Scotland Accordion Championship in 2010. The Edinburgh International Book Festival plays host to several members of the University community this year....

12 Aug 2014

DJCAD Masters Show 2014

Holographic music, a poster detailing the anatomy of a heart, and skulls excavated during the Edinburgh Trams project feature as part of dozens of exhibits that will be on display when this year’s DJCAD Masters Show opens later this week. The exhibition at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design will open with a Preview Evening on Friday, 15th August and continue each day until the following Saturday. Transformative design and visually stunning art from five of the UK’s most innovative and exciting postgraduate courses – MSC Animation & Visualisation, MFA Art & Humanities,...

DJCAD Masters Show 2014

12 Aug 2014

CAHID named winner of Forensic Education Award 2014

The University of Dundee’s Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) has been named the winner of the Forensic Education Award 2014, an independent award scheme sponsored by Forensic Industry E-Mag. In presenting this Award, the team at Forensic Industry E-Mag were particularly impressed with the wide range of Forensic courses available at the University. Covering a number of forensic-related subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, these courses are ideal for students looking to gain the necessary qualifications to undertake a successful career within the Forensics sector. &ldquo...