14 Oct 2015

‘Tomorrow Was a Montage’ – work of celebrated East European artists to take place at Cooper Gallery

The next exhibition to take place at the University of Dundee’s Cooper Gallery will bring together work by three generations of Polish and Hungarian artists around the practice of montage. Featuring graphic design, animation, films and performance, ‘Tomorrow Was a Montage’ opens on Thursday, 29th October. The exhibition features 60 poster works by the internationally celebrated graphic designer Roman Cieślewicz, exhibited for the first time in Scotland, and films by preeminent filmmakers including Jan Lenica’s 1963 animation Labyrinth, considered to be one of the finest political a...

‘Tomorrow Was a Montage’ – work of celebrated East European artists to take place at Cooper Gallery

13 Oct 2015

Men aged 25 and 34 sought for art project

A Fine Art student from the University of Dundee is appealing for 25 and 34-year-old men to take part in a project helping her to deal with the death of her brother nine years ago. Mhari Davidson’s younger brother Shaun was only 25 when he died in 2006. She is looking for nine men of the same age as Shaun was when he died and another nine the same age as he would be now to pose for photographs as part of her work examining the changes that people undergo during that nine-year period and wondering what her brother would have been like now. Mhari, a Year 3 student at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Ar...

Men aged 25 and 34 sought for art project

13 Oct 2015

‘Life and healthcare in the era of cures’ – Monday, 19th October

The hope that scientific breakthroughs offer to sufferers of diseases and the challenging questions they raise will be explored at the University of Dundee next week. Professor Patrick Vallance, Research and Development lead at GlaxoSmithKline, will deliver this year’s Dow Memorial Lecture 2015 at the Dalhousie Building, Old Hawkhill, on Monday, 19th October. ‘Life and healthcare in the era of cures’ will see Professor Vallance highlight the scientific opportunities that research promises as well as the philosophical, ethical and economic questions that society and government must face wh...

‘Life and healthcare in the era of cures’ – Monday, 19th October

12 Oct 2015

Armitstead Lectures 2015

The 128th series of Armitstead Lectures will begin at the University of Dundee this week when local historian Dr Norman Watson examines the history of the city’s revered publishers DC Thomson & Co. This year’s inaugural event takes place at 7.30pm on Friday, 16th October at the Dalhousie Building, Old Hawkhill, and will be followed by a further five talks in consecutive weeks. Dr Watson is a journalist with The Courier newspaper in Dundee and the author of several books on Scottish history. He is regarded as one of Scotland’s foremost experts on women’s history. Armitstead Trust...

Armitstead Lectures 2015

9 Oct 2015

iGEM team to show off their `forensic toolkit’ at Café Science

The University of Dundee’s student iGEM team has just returned from the World finals of the competition in Boston with a Gold Medal. Now they are set to show off their work to the public at the latest Café Science in Dundee next week. The iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine ) competition is a global challenge for students which asks them to tackle a real world problem by designing and building a new device or system from a kit of biological parts. Dundee has a strong record of success in the competition, having scooped a succession of prizes in recent years. This year’s te...