22 Mar 2018

Dundee ranked among UK’s best for student experience

FIBA篮球世界杯竞猜投注 www.njwjlkj.com The University of Dundee has been ranked among the top universities in the United Kingdom – and 2nd in Scotland – in the 2018 Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey. This year’s survey ranks 116 universities across the UK. Dundee is placed 14th overall, one place higher than last year. Dundee is 2nd in Scotland, just behind its close neighbour the University of St Andrews. Professor Sir Pete Downes, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Dundee, said, “This is another very good result for the University and shows that we continue to offer one of the best studen...

Dundee ranked among UK’s best for student experience

22 Mar 2018

Storey sisters illuminate the secrets of neuron birth in latest show

The award-winning Storey sisters will launch their latest exhibition in Dundee this week, fusing the worlds of fashion and cellular biology. Designer and social artist Helen Storey and her sister Professor Kate Storey, Head of the Division of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University, will launch Neurogenesis on Thursday 22 March at the Visual Research Centre in Dundee Contemporary Arts. Helen Storey also holds the position of Honorary Professor of Design and Craft at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design at the University. The duo previously collaborated on the Primitive Strea...

Storey sisters illuminate the secrets of neuron birth in latest show

21 Mar 2018

Exhibition draws on asylum records to reconsider mental health today

The lives of a group of Scottish people certified as insane more than a century ago will help shine a light on today’s mental health issues in a new exhibition at the University of Dundee. ‘Face to Face: Stories from the Asylum’ looks at the lives of nine patients admitted to Dundee Royal Lunatic Asylum at the turn of the 20th century with diagnoses that appear unusual to modern eyes. It opens at the University’s Tower Foyer Gallery on Friday March 23. Dundee’s Archives Services hold extensive records from the Asylum, and these have informed the exhibition, which is part of a ...

Exhibition draws on asylum records to reconsider mental health today

19 Mar 2018

Digital break-up souvenirs sought for Museum of Broken Relationships

The museum of Broken Relationship in Croatia is home to physical souvenirs from romantic break up, gathered from across the world For the first time digital souvenirs are now being collected in partnership with University of Dundee’s interdisciplinary Living Digital group The momentos sought might include unanswered texts, ominous email subject lines, Facebook messages, terrible Tinder profiles, Snapchat screengrabs or emotional photographs Not so long ago, the souvenirs of a romantic relationship involved mixtapes, letters, jewellery, photographs and items of clothing. After a breakup, perhaps the...

Digital break-up souvenirs sought for Museum of Broken Relationships

19 Mar 2018

University scientists aim to inspire with celebration of life in miniature

Families will be able to explore a fuel of the future and learn the secrets of creating the perfect poo at a science spectacular in Dundee this week. The University of Dundee’s School of Life Sciences will bring its Magnificent Microbes event to Dundee Science Centre on Friday 23 and Saturday 24 March. The biennial celebration of these miniature life forms is hosted by University staff and PhD students, giving visitors the opportunity to learn more about microorganisms and their impact on our daily lives. Youngsters will be able to create their very own bacteria handprint, highlighting the importance...

University scientists aim to inspire with celebration of life in miniature