20 Mar 2017

Dundee rated among world’s best places to study energy law

The University of Dundee’s Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) has been rated one of the best places in the world to study energy law. The LLM Guide, a respected online ranking which compares Master of Laws courses worldwide, placed Dundee in the top 10 of its Energy Law 2017 list. It praised the breadth of courses available at CEPMLP and noted its four decades of expertise in energy law programmes. Professor Peter Cameron, Director of CEPMLP, said, “We are delighted by this recognition, which once again shows that Dundee is a world-leading centre of energy law scho...

Dundee rated among world’s best places to study energy law

20 Mar 2017

‘Dundee to the World’ – 25th March

Three University of Dundee graduates, who have achieved great things in the worlds of broadcasting and politics, are returning to take part in the very first Drever Commemoration Lecture as part of the University’s 50th Anniversary celebrations. John Suchet, Sir William Patey and Lord George Robertson will be talking about their careers on Saturday, 25th March in the Dalhousie Building. They were all students at Dundee during James Drever’s time as the University’s Principal. John Suchet is a former foreign correspondent and current Classic FM presenter. Sir William is the former British ...

‘Dundee to the World’ – 25th March

16 Mar 2017

Climate change to stretch household budgets

Disadvantaged groups need to be helped to cope with the cost pressures caused by climate change, according to a new report compiled by the University of Dundee for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. The report, ‘Community Resilience to Climate Change’ warns that shocks such as extreme weather events and stresses like changes in the cost of living will interact to generate hardships for local communities. The researchers from the University’s Centre for Environmental Change and Human Resilience (CECHR) further warn that climate change will disproportionately impact upon already disadvantaged ...

Climate change to stretch household budgets

16 Mar 2017

Dundee’s largest geek-off returns

One of the country’s largest anime, animation, videogame and cosplay conventions will take place at the University of Dundee next month as thousands of fans take to campus for Dundee’s annual geek-off.On Saturday, 8th April the University will become a vibrant display of colour as superheroes, Stormtroopers, supervillains and other characters are expected to descend upon Dundee for a day of ultra-geekiness. This years’ event will feature activities such as talks by former Disney FX animators, a retro videogames tournaments and screenings of exclusive anime and alumni films. DeeCon is orga...

Dundee’s largest geek-off returns

15 Mar 2017

Two Night Stands exhibition opens in Dundee

The sequel to a popular art installation will begin at the University of Dundee this week, two decades after the original. ‘Two Night Stands’ is a series of 2 day ‘happenings’ featuring local and national artists. It will take place at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design’s Cooper Gallery from Friday, 17th March. The gallery will be occupied by a number of artists, including acclaimed Scottish artist Ross Sinclair, emerging British artist Natalie Wardle and collaborative printmakers Dundee Print Collective. In 1997 ‘One Night Stands’&n...

Two Night Stands exhibition opens in Dundee