30 Jun 2016

Scenic sights on show at University

A selection of scenic views by celebrated Scottish and English landscape painters from the early 19th century until the present day will go on display at the University of Dundee tomorrow. The exhibition, entitled ‘Scenic’, will be on display at the Tower Foyer Gallery. It includes previously unseen works by artists such as William York Macgregor, celebrated as the founding father of the Glasgow Boys, and Charlotte Nasmyth, a rare example of a highly successful female painter in the 19th century. Curator Matthew Jarron explained, “We are proudly showcasing some of the University’s e...

Scenic sights on show at University

27 Jun 2016

EU Referendum message from the Principal

The result of the EU Referendum will undoubtedly have implications for higher education but no matter what comes in the future we will ensure that our University continues to be an international one, with staff and students from across the EU and beyond. Dundee is an international university, welcoming students and staff from around the world to Scotland. We currently host students from three-quarters of all the countries in the world and last week we were joined for Graduation by students and families from as far afield as China, North America and Africa. And, of course, hundreds of graduates from across ...

EU Referendum message from the Principal

27 Jun 2016

EU Referendum message from the Principal

The result of the EU Referendum will undoubtedly have implications for higher education but no matter what comes in the future we will ensure that our University continues to be an international one, with staff and students from across the EU and beyond. Dundee is an international university, welcoming students and staff from around the world to Scotland. We currently host students from three-quarters of all the countries in the world and last week we were joined for Graduation by students and families from as far afield as China, North America and Africa. And, of course, hundreds of graduates from across ...

EU Referendum message from the Principal

27 Jun 2016

Jacqui Wood Cancer Centre opens doors to showcase world-leading work

The University of Dundee’s Division of Cancer Research will next week welcome visitors keen to hear about its pioneering work to the Jacqui Wood Cancer Centre. The Division is hosting an Open Day from 10am-3pm on Saturday, 2nd July to showcase its world-leading research from the bench to the bedside. Demonstrations, lab tours and talks from cancer researchers will introduce the variety of cancer-related activities taking place at the Centre, situated on the Ninewells Hospital estate. Dennis the Menace, the public face of the Ninewells Cancer Campaign, will welcome visitors to the Centre, and a variet...

Jacqui Wood Cancer Centre opens doors to showcase world-leading work

27 Jun 2016

Under 18s go free at Dundee Botanic Garden.

The University of Dundee Botanic Garden will open its gates for free to under 18s this summer. Every day between July and August, young people will be able to see the collection of conifers, broad-leaved trees, shrubs, tropical and temperate glasshouses, all for free. Adults will also benefit from this offer every Saturday until August 27th. Curator Alasdair Hood said, “The Botanic Garden is a treasure and one of the finest examples of a large-scale garden to be found in Scotland. “We are looking forward to welcoming visitors to the Garden this summer. There’s lots going on and there is s...

Under 18s go free at Dundee Botanic Garden.