The University Archives: Thomson’s Vision of Dundee (Video)

Join Dr. Kenneth Baxter from the University Archives in another video delving into Dundee’s past. This video looks again at the development of Dundee City Centre, but this time with a twist; we explore the development of Dundee as it didn’t happen! Even after the radical architectural changes of the city centre in the 1870s…

The UoD Book Club Podcast, Episode 6: Dr. Karen Petrie on ‘Invisible Women’

The University of Dundee Book Club Podcast has just posted its sixth episode! In this podcast you will have the opportunity to learn out about the books and ideas that have inspired and influenced the many different and wonderful people that we have here on campus. You can access the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and Buzzsprout. This is…

RDMH – In the Belly of a Whale by Alice Millar-Thompson

Archives relating to the whaling industry inspired Alice Millar-Thompson’s illustrated essay, ‘In the Belly of a Whale’, for the River Deep Mountain High exhibition. The photograph is part of the David Henderson collection. In the Belly of a Whale by Alice Millar-Thompson Creative essay “The legacy of Dundee’s involvement in the retrospectively barbaric, yet highly…

Bits & Bones: An Introduction to Medical and Forensic Art

Earlier this year, the Bits & Bones exhibition was a student organised event to showcase their range of artwork and talents, and provide the public with an introduction to the fields of Medical and Forensic Art. The exhibit presented depictions of anatomical illustrations, écorché sculptures, facial reconstructions, among others, using a series of technical, traditional…

Women in the University Archives

Join University Archivist Caroline Brown in this video delving into the past, looking at women in the University Archives. In this film Caroline discusses the lives of four women that are recorded in the University Archives; Margaret Fairlie, Ruth Young, Margo Cox and Mary Brooks Bank. All four of these women were born around beginning…

‘When I am laid to earth – Henry Purcell’ performed by PhD student Helen & UoD Music Director

‘When I am laid to earth – Henry Purcell’ The famous lament from Purcell’s opera “Dido and Aeneas” is sung by Helen, a member of the DUMS Chamber Choir, alongside Music Director Graeme on the piano. Helen is a PhD student at University of Dundee and is researching stem cell signalling. A very hard piece…