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The Doctoral Academy: Images of Research – ‘Life-enhancing creativity and design’

The Doctoral Academy’s first Images of Research competition received 25 eligible submissions for consideration by our expert panel. PGRs were asked to portray their research in a single image along with a 50 word description, providing a great way to showcase public engagement abilities, increase research profiles and get creative all at the same time. Each entrant was…

Video: Extinct Huia Birds in the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum

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 a…

Flashback Friday Film Festival: Annual Report 1991

This week’s Flashback Friday Film Festival from the University Archives is all about ‘Discovering the Future’ in 1991. Introduced by Professor Michael Hamlin, Principal of Dundee from 1987-1994, the film focuses on the research strengths of the University in the early 1990s. We hear from Professor Philip Cohen about the world-leading biochemistry work which continues…

‘Culture at 12’ Music Series: Jen Newton performs Vivaldi & Schubert

Today’s musical performances comes from University of Dundee Music Director Graeme Stevenson with vocals from Jen Newton, who perform Cum Dederit (Vivaldi) and Gute Nacht (Schubert). Watch the performances now in the videos below: Do you want more music from the University of Dundee? Then be sure to check out the University of Dundee Music Channel…

The Doctoral Academy: Images of Research – ‘Understanding and improving health and wellbeing’

The Doctoral Academy’s first Images of Research competition received 25 eligible submissions for consideration by our expert panel. PGRs were asked to portray their research in a single image along with a 50 word description, providing a great way to showcase public engagement abilities, increase research profiles and get creative all at the same time. Each entrant was…

The University Archives: UoD Rector Peter Ustinov

Join Kenneth from the Archives team in another video looking at an aspect of the history of the University of Dundee.In this video, he focuses on Peter Ustinov, who many may already know was the first Rector of the University of Dundee, serving in office from 1968 until 1974. Of course, being part of the…

RDMH – Something So Small by Collette Cowie

Collette Cowie’s ink & watercolour on paper was also inspired by the collection of specimens in the University Museums. The sea creatures reminded Collette of writer Mark Doty’s work and she credits both as influencing her colourful exhibition piece. Something So Small by Collette Cowie Ink and watercolour on paper “My piece is inspired by…

School transitions: Whose transitions are they anyway? (comic)

By Samuel Stones, Jonathan Glazzard, Divya Jindal-Snape and Chris Murray; Artwork Catriona Laird This comic, posted by TCELT-International Network of Transitions Researchers, illustrates the impact of Covid-19 transitions on school educators and the pupils in their care. It demonstrates how transition experience can be both positive and negative as well as multiple and multi-dimensional (Jindal-Snape, 2012). Examples are offered to illustrate…