4 Feb 2019

Preparations under way for Chinese New Year

Students and staff at the University of Dundee are getting into celebratory spirit today ahead of Chinese New Year. A series of events will take place across campus ahead of Tuesday’s festivities, which will welcome in the Year of the Pig. An inaugural celebration hosted by the University’s Architecture and Urban Planning department attracted more than 100 guests last year, with even larger numbers anticipated to attend this year’s event. The occasion will coincide with a special exhibition staged by students from Wuhan University, charting the history of their homeland. Featuring artwork...

Preparations under way for Chinese New Year

4 Feb 2019

Tackling Global Poverty: Douglas Alexander in-conversation with Deacon Blue frontman, Ricky Ross.

Global poverty and the issues it creates will be explored by the Chair of UNICEF UK, Douglas Alexander, and broadcaster and musician, Ricky Ross at the first Saturday Series public lecture of 2019 at the University of Dundee next week. The ‘in-conversation’ event ‘Tackling Global Poverty’ will be chaired by the Deacon Blue frontman as he discusses with Douglas Alexander how we can best tackle the challenges of worldwide deprivation and the future of politics in uncertain times. Douglas Alexander, the former International Development Secretary, has served at the highest level of...

Tackling Global Poverty: Douglas Alexander in-conversation with Deacon Blue frontman, Ricky Ross.

31 Jan 2019

‘Future Shock’ success for comics graduate Anna

A University of Dundee graduate has been singled out as one of the comics industry’s rising stars just a few months after leaving university. Anna Morozova graduated in November with MDes in Comics & Graphic Novels and was commissioned by 2000 AD, one of the most successful British comics of all time, to draw for ‘Future Shock’, a section dedicated to the best up-and-coming writers and artists. She has provided the art for a story entitled Juncture, written by Andi Ewington, which will appear in the comic later this year. Anna said, “Illustrating a story for 2000 AD is an honour...

‘Future Shock’ success for comics graduate Anna

30 Jan 2019

Science in a gendered world goes on display

A new exhibition that explores perceptions of gender in science will go on display this week at the University of Dundee. ‘Disentangle: Science in a Gendered World’, the latest exhibition at the University’s LifeSpace Gallery, will explore how ideas of gender impact on research through an array of contemporary art, historical objects and scientific case studies. The exhibition, which includes artworks by Kira O’Reilly, Jennifer Willet, Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay, Clara Ursitti and Ker Wallwork, will go on display from Friday 1 February until Monday 1 April 2019, with a p...

Science in a gendered world goes on display

28 Jan 2019

Psychologist to deliver Entrepreneurial Masterclass

One of the country’s leading psychologists is set to inspire the next wave of business leaders at a talk hosted at the University of Dundee. Ian McLaren Wallace has been invited by the University’s Centre of Entrepreneurship to host its first Entrepreneurial Masterclass of 2019. The founder of artificial intelligence platform Human, Mr McLaren Wallace is also known for his television work on shows such as This Morning. He will provide insights into situational and self-awareness, as well as the challenges of running a start-up business when he speaks at the University’s Dalhousie Building...

Psychologist to deliver Entrepreneurial Masterclass