Plant Power 2024

‘Plant Power’ is an annual event held at the University of Dundee Botanic Garden. Each year it coincides with Fascination of Plants Day organised by the European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO). This year, staff at the Garden worked with the University’s School of Life Sciences (Division of Plant Sciences and Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research),…Continue Reading Plant Power 2024

50 Years of Ninewells

Last month, three medical students, Natanya Lim, Maryam Nadeem and Dan Williams, completed their Community Engagement Selected Student Component (SSC) with the Tayside Medical History Museum. SSCs are an important part of medical training and aim to establish a foundation for lifelong learning, explore new ways to communicate information and develop an approach to learning…Continue Reading 50 Years of Ninewells

Botanic Garden Spring Report

Put a spring in your step by reading about the wonderful activities happening in the Botanic Garden. Their latest report showcases some of the events and exhibitions that have happened recently. The Garden is actively exploring new ways of facilitating public engagement through outdoor education, on site workshops and art science exhibitions events aligned to…Continue Reading Botanic Garden Spring Report

A Decade of Design

silver ear cuff with shards of fire stained titanium in blues and purples around its edge.

To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Dundee’s UNESCO City of Design status, the latest exhibition at the Lamb Gallery looks back at work created by students at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design over the past decade, many of whom have already gone on to successful careers as professional designers. The show features…Continue Reading A Decade of Design

Exchanges: Inspiring Parkinson’s Conversations

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This year’s winner of the Stephen Fry Public Engagement Project of the Year award was the MRC PPU in the School of Life Sciences for their work on improving the experiences of those living with Parkinson’s. The project team introduce the project below. Interactions between people with Parkinson’s, carers and researchers are often limited to…Continue Reading Exchanges: Inspiring Parkinson’s Conversations

Ellen K Levy: Seeing Through

The ideas and collections of D’Arcy Thompson, the University’s first Professor of Biology, have profoundly influenced many artists and writers who re-interpret natural history. The University of Dundee Museums’ latest exhibition featuring a unique artistic response to D’Arcy’s collection by New York-based artist Ellen K Levy. Levy is a multimedia artist and writer whose work explores…Continue Reading Ellen K Levy: Seeing Through

Five Works from the DJCAD Research Expo 2024 You Can No Longer See

This year’s Preview night of the DJCAD Research Expo included VR demonstrations, performances, and works of innumerable varieties demonstrating the breadth and depth of art thinking that drives creativity in the School of Art & Design. This post by Calum J Rennie attempts to bottle-up some of the events that transpired (and that you can…Continue Reading Five Works from the DJCAD Research Expo 2024 You Can No Longer See