29 Apr 2015

New Scottish Artists 2015

Nine graduates from the University of Dundee will next month be among the first to take part in an exciting new exhibition in London showcasing the best young artistic talent Scotland has to offer. Calum and Fraser Brownlee, Edward Humphrey, Jeppe Nielsen and Alan McIlrath, Ellis O'Connor, Moira Watson, Samantha Wilson, and Craig  Wright, who all studied at the University’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, will exhibit their work at ‘New Scottish Artists 2015’ at the Fleming Collection from 12th May. The exhibition is part of the partnership between the Fleming-Wyfold...

New Scottish Artists 2015

29 Apr 2015

Dundee forensics experts join `Waterloo Uncovered’ project

Waterloo Uncovered, a landmark archaeological project to explore the battlefield of Waterloo has broken ground in its exploration of the historic site. The team, which uniquely includes international archaeologists, British veterans and, some still serving in the Coldstream Guards, has been working on site at Waterloo on the project’s first excavations. Through a combination of Geo-physical survey work by the Ghent University’s Department of Soil Management, metal detecting and a series of test trenches, the Waterloo Uncovered team has started to explore the area of a former wood that dominated...

28 Apr 2015

University of Dundee receives Leaders of a Living Planet Award from WWF

The University of Dundee has received the Leaders of a Living Planet Award from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The award was made at the 7th World Water Forum in Deagu, South Korea, and recognises the contribution to conservation of the natural world and sustainable development made by the University’s Centre for Water, Policy and Science. The actions of institutions and individuals recognised as Leaders for a Living Planet are intended as inspiring examples of environmental leadership and as having demonstrated responsibility to protect the environment.  Other winners of the award include Kofi ...

University of Dundee receives Leaders of a Living Planet Award from WWF

28 Apr 2015

Dundee among world’s best in subject rankings

The University of Dundee features among the world’s elite higher education institutions in this year’s QS World University Rankings© by Subject, published on 29th April 2015. Ranked in the World’s Top 1 per cent, Art & Design, Biological Sciences and Education at Dundee are in the World’s Top 100, Medicine and Pharmacology feature in the Top 150, and English Language & Literature is in the Top 250 institutions worldwide. This is the first time that Art & Design and English Language & Literature have been included in the QS Rankings and Dundee has made an immedia...

Dundee among world’s best in subject rankings

27 Apr 2015

University welcomes Indian delegation

A delegation of senior representatives from one of India’s premier healthcare, academic and research institutions is visiting the University of Dundee this week to explore possibilities of developing closer links between the two institutions. The visit from Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University (SBV) in Pondicherry follows a similar trip made to India by staff from the School of Medicine at Dundee in January. The Indian delegation will visit facilities in Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification over the course of their time at Dundee. “We are delighted to wel...