26 Jan 2017

Dundee to enter Teaching Excellence Framework

The University of Dundee will take part in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the voluntary assessment exercise initiated by the UK Government to assess the quality of teaching and learning in universities and other higher education institutions across the United Kingdom. We join a number of other Scottish universities and a substantial majority of the HE sector elsewhere in the UK in choosing to enter the TEF. We are a University that has shown – as acknowledged in our being named Scottish University of the Year for the past two years by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide –...

Dundee to enter Teaching Excellence Framework

26 Jan 2017

Duncan of Jordanstone students set for Venice

Three students from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design will have the chance to develop their practice at the world’s largest and most prestigious visual arts exhibition. Jo Hanning, Laura Gray and Nicola Donaldson are among 14 students from across Scotland selected for the Scotland + Venice 2017 Professional Development Programme. The scheme gives them the opportunity to learn and develop new skills within the context of the 57th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia. Scotland + Venice activity will be led by a solo show of new work by the artist Rachel Maclean. T...

Duncan of Jordanstone students set for Venice

26 Jan 2017

High School of Dundee pupil reaches finals for cancer research

A cancer research project carried out at the University of Dundee by a local school pupil has reached the final of a prestigious competition. Maria Pisliakova, an S6 pupil at the High School of Dundee, has been selected to present her findings at the Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition in March. The 17-year-old, who conducted her research in the lab of Professor Victoria Cowling in the School of Life Sciences at the University, has discovered new possibilities of preventing some cancers by inhibiting the ‘mRNA capping’ of the c-Myc, an oncogene present in 50 per cent of all...

High School of Dundee pupil reaches finals for cancer research

24 Jan 2017

Dundee to provide Graduate Level Apprenticeships

The University of Dundee has been announced as one of the providers of a major new programme of Graduate Level Apprenticeships launched by Skills Development Scotland (SDS). The University is the only institution in Scotland offering places across all four strands of the apprenticeship programme. Working in partnership with businesses, up to 70 places on four different Graduate Level Apprenticeships will be available: IT Management for Business IT Software Development Engineering, Design & Manufacturing Civil Engineering Graduate Level Apprentices will be employed by organisations working in each of ...

Dundee to provide Graduate Level Apprenticeships

24 Jan 2017

Second instalment of exhibition inspired by ‘feminist thinking’ opens

Film, photography, dance, performance and sculpture feature in the second instalment of a contemporary art exhibition and event programme at the University of Dundee. Of Other Spaces: Where Does Gesture Become Event?takes place at the University’s Cooper Gallery and off-site venues in Dundee. It takes feminist inspiration as its starting point and features work by seminal artists from the past four decades including Anne Bean, Rose English, Linder and Georgina Starr amongst others. Chapter One of the programme took place between October and February, and Chapter Two runs until March. Of Other Spaces ...

Second instalment of exhibition inspired by ‘feminist thinking’ opens