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RDMH – Ahab’s Frustration and The Big Thaw by Reinhard Behrens

A photograph of Inuit inspired Reinhard Behren’s beautiful pastel & pencil drawing – note the special addition. Behren’s toy submarine also features in his second work for the River Deep Mountain High exhibition which was inspired by John Huston’s Moby Dick.   Ahab’s Frustration and The Big Thaw  by Reinhard Behrens Pastel and pencil on board  “As a visual…

RDMH – Towards Tundra by Hannah Whaley

Hannah Whaley’s second contribution to the River Deep Mountain High exhibition was inspired by a photo of a captive polar bear. Hannah’s charcoal sketches & narrative tell of a bear untethered to roam free with his companion, a little boy. Towards Tundra by Hannah Whaley Charcoal drawings and typefaced words on A2 mesaboard   ”The black and white photographs of…

A Non-Resident Artist in Residence

Emily's art

Science meets art in creative ways with a new remote residency project in Life Sciences. Ali Floyd from the School of Life Sciences tells us more. Since our establishment in 2017, the Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research (WCAIR) has run a busy, productive science art collaboration with LifeSpace. We have run a co-commission with NEoN Festival, created…

The Doctoral Academy: Images of Research – ‘Promoting social change to enhance diversity, justice and socio-economic prosperity’

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…

RDMH – Margot by Patricia Ramaer

For her River Deep Mountain High contribution, Patricia Ramaer has stepped away from typical photographic methods to employ an intriguing technique to burn, not print. This little girl is Margot Cox on Lossiemouth beach, 1909. Margot 1908 by Patricia Ramaer Carbon on paper  “I’m mesmerized by photographs of people long gone, remnants of ephemeral lives held in the…

The Doctoral Academy: Images of Research – ‘Innovating technological solutions to tomorrow’s problems’

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 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…

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…

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…

RDMH – Bathymetry by Andy Jackson

‘Bathymetry’ by Andy Jackson comprises a re-worked poem woven into a bathymetric chart of a fictitious Scottish loch. The verse draws the eye into the deepest part of the loch. Andy was inspired by a Tay Estuary Research Centre pamphlet, 1985, which includes bathymetric charts. Bathymetry by Andy Jackson Microsoft Publisher laser printed on A1…

The Doctoral Academy: Images of Research Competition Winners

The Doctoral Academy’s first Images of Research competition has now come to a close, with 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…