MLitt in writing practice and study showcase 2019-20

With the Dundee University’s Writing Practice and Study postgraduate students graduating, Dundee University Review of the Arts have published extracts from their dissertation project to celebrate. The showcase includes an extract called “Through the Looking Glass” by Victoria Lothian, “The Breeding Cages” from Wanda McGregor, “All Tied Up” and “Hooded” by Collette Cowie and “Under…

Partnerships support meaningful engagement with our community

Working in partnership creates results that would be impossible to achieve alone. This year, there have been many examples of people coming together and making impacts on the local Dundee community. Members of the University community in Life Sciences, Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science and Dundee Dental School were invited by Dundee Science Centre…

Christmas with DUSA

With this year having a massive impact on everyone and the Christmas holidays fast approaching, a few of us won’t be able to make it home to spend the holidays with our families. To combat loneliness, DUSA have partnered up with Student Services to offer support where they can and for the first time, they…

Paul Noble: Time draws…

On Thursday the 3rd of December between 1 and 2pm, the Cooper Gallery will be holding an online event of visuals, sounds and words choreographed by artist Paul Noble, re-imaging the duration, horizon and captivating reverie of drawing. The event is being held as a part of the exhibition Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020….

University of Dundee wins Gold Engage Watermark

Great news! The University of Dundee has been awarded the Gold Engage Watermark from National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement in recognition of their commitment to public engagement We are very proud to be the first university in Scotland, and only the third in UK, to be awarded a Gold Engage Watermark the highest accolade from the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement…

Disability History Month 2020

As it is disability history month, the University of Dundee will be holding the inaugural Annual Disability Awareness Lecture on the 3rd of December at 4pm. The lecture is being held in the honour of the late Mr Eddie Small, an active member of the Disabled Staff Network, a historian, playwright, creative writing tutor and…

Dundee Discoveries Map

2020 has created a challenge for those of us involved with engaging with the public. Usually, we host events that involve face-to-face interactions, but this is not currently possible. It has meant we have needed to be creative in order to continue providing the kind of diverse and high-quality events that we are known for…

Polcast – new instalment

The newest episode of Polcast, “Lockdown, Stok and Twi Smoking Gammons” created by the Dundee University Politics society is now available to enjoy on Spotify. Society members Jake and John discuss the (re) rise of Nigel Farage, anti-lockdown protests, the progress of the COVID-19 vaccine and the curious case of UKIP’s mysterious candidate for Mayor…