1 Jul 2015

Professor Chris Whatley receives OBE

Chris Whatley, Professor of Scottish History and former Vice-Principal of the University of Dundee, today received an OBE at a ceremony at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh. Professor Whatley was awarded the OBE in the New Year’s Honours list for his services to Scottish history education. “I am delighted and it is great news for the University as well,” said Professor Whatley on the announcement of the OBE. He has been Professor of Scottish History at the University since 1997 and was Vice-Principal and Head of the College of Arts and Social Sciences until last year. He headed the...

1 Jul 2015

Scotland’s design graduates lead the field

Scotland’s role in the forefront of innovation and creativity has been underlined by half of this year’s New Design Awards, the UK’s biggest showcase for young designers, being won by graduates of its Higher Education institutions. Six of the thirteen main awards and half the associate prizes presented at the first tranche of New Designers 2015 in London were won by graduates from Scotland’s art schools and universities, including Calum Wilson, who graduated from the University of Dundee last week. Callum, who studied Textile Design at the University’s Duncan of Jordanstone Co...

Scotland’s design graduates lead the field