17 Sep 2015

After the ‘Hearts’ come the ‘Minds’ – new exhibition opens at LifeSpace

The second instalment of a two-part exhibition of contemporary art, artefacts and scientific research examining the perception and wellbeing of the most vital human organs opens at the University of Dundee tomorrow. ‘Hearts & Minds’, jointly hosted by Dundee and Abertay universities explores the function, power and frailty of the heart and brain from many different biological and emotional perspectives. ‘Hearts’ opened at Abertay’s Hannah Maclure Centre last week and ‘Minds’ will preview at Dundee’s LifeSpace Gallery tomorrow. ‘Minds’ features...

After the ‘Hearts’ come the ‘Minds’ – new exhibition opens at LifeSpace

16 Sep 2015

‘THINGNESS?’ – New exhibition showcases residency outputs at Cooper Gallery

Work produced during a summer residency at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design will be unveiled at a new exhibition that opens tomorrow. THINGNESS? is the Cooper Summer Residency 2015 Exhibition and features new works produced by artists Oliver Braid and Anouchka Oler and philosopher Joseph Fletcher. The exhibition at Cooper Gallery will showcase the outcomes of the residency, which provides a space for artists, writers and thinkers to reflect upon and experiment with new ideas and strategies that will extend their practice. Braid and Oler will present divergent new works that dominate the gall...

‘THINGNESS?’ – New exhibition showcases residency outputs at Cooper Gallery

16 Sep 2015

University looks east with Memorandum of Understanding

The University of Dundee has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Management and Science University in Malaysia that will see the institutions explore future learning and research links. A delegation from the Kuala Lumpur-based MSU visited Dundee to sign the agreement after touring the campus and hearing about the leading-edge research and teaching taking place at the University’s Medical School. It is hoped the MoU will lead to future research collaborations as well as students enjoying international exchange programmes. Wendy Alexander, Vice-Principal (International) at the University, sai...

University looks east with Memorandum of Understanding

15 Sep 2015

Record number of doors set to open in Dundee this weekend

From an historic ship to the Sherriff Court, a fire station to fine art galleries, venues across Dundee will be throwing their doors open to visitors this weekend. This year’s Doors Open Days, one of Dundee’s biggest annual community celebrations, will take place on the weekend of 19th and 20th September. Thousands of people will be allowed to access all areas at 50 buildings not normally open to the public as well as taking part in events, tours and talks for all ages. Dundee Sheriff Court and HM Frigate Unicorn are among the venues taking part in Doors Open Days for the first time, while plac...

Record number of doors set to open in Dundee this weekend

15 Sep 2015

‘Molecular clock’ deciphered by Dundee researchers

Temporal control of a ‘molecular clock’ that plays a vital role in the embryonic development of the skeleton and skeletal musculature has been deciphered for the first time by researchers at the University of Dundee. Understanding the segmentation clock mechanism will aid in the identification of protective factors for normal spinal development ultimately creating a better understanding of ways to prevent and better treat various spinal conditions. The research has been led by Dr Kim Dale in the School of Life Sciences at Dundee in an inter-disciplinary collaboration with Dr Philip Murray from ...

‘Molecular clock’ deciphered by Dundee researchers