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PGDE 19-20 Art & Design Workshops (Video)

This short MP4 was created in collaboration with the PGDE 19-20 (Postgraduate Diploma in Education) students from the school of Education and Social Work at University of Dundee.  It comprises materials and images from their art and design workshops as well as their photographs of their primary children’s art and design work, from three placements…

Dundee’s Pioneers of Medicine (Video)

While the University’s museums and galleries are temporarily closed due to the coronavirus emergency, we’re sharing more of our collections online. This is the latest in a series of films in which museum curator Matthew Jarron tells the stories behind some of our most interesting objects and artworks. In this video we look at eleven…

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…

Flashback Friday Film Festival: Schools Visit

This week’s Flashback Friday Film Festival offering from the University Archives takes us back to 1976. The occasion is a visit by schoolchildren to the campus and Ninewells and as the camera follows them around we see some familiar and not so familiar sites. First is a trip to the Medical School in the newly…

A Tour of the Australian Garden in the Botanics

Join botanical horticulturalist Clare Reaney in this video where you can explore the Australasian section of the Botanic Gardens. This section of the garden is one of the newest parts of the garden to be landscaped and has lots of plants currently in flower – so delve right in with this virtual tour….

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…

The Art Collection of Dr James Nicoll

While the University’s museums and galleries are temporarily closed due to the coronavirus emergency, we’re sharing more of our collections online. This is the latest in a series of films in which museum curator Matthew Jarron tells the stories behind some of our most interesting objects and artworks. In this video we look at Dr…