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

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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


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As human beings we are all dependent on the land and the resources it provides. Yet we are increasingly becoming disconnected from the natural world around us and our overexploitation of the land is causing an environmental crisis. The latest exhibition in the Lamb Gallery at the University of Dundee looks at ways in which…Continue Reading Un-Earthed

History in the Making!

It may sound barking mad, but the pooches of Dundee are just one of the sources of inspiration for an artistic celebration of the city’s history. Students at the University of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design (DJCAD) will deserve a round of a-paws from visitors to this year’s Archive Exhibition project,…Continue Reading History in the Making!

Pentimento: promoting art and creativity as an outlet for trauma

What is Pentimento? Manu Budhathoki DUSA Vice President Community shares a creative project she has been doing to support students’ wellbeing. “Pentimento is a yearlong campaign I started this academic year (2023-2024). The main purpose of the campaign is to promote emotional expression through creative expression. I wanted to tap into people’s interest and potential…Continue Reading Pentimento: promoting art and creativity as an outlet for trauma

Discover CreateSpace!

Ranya Al Ghazi, CreateSpace Student Helper, introduces us to this fantastic facility in the Library. Welcome to CreateSpace, the pulsating core of creativity nestled within our university campus! Here, innovation intertwines with tranquillity, inviting all university staff and students to unleash their limitless creative potential. Beyond being a mere maker space, CreateSpace embodies a lively…Continue Reading Discover CreateSpace!

Ustopias: Utopias, Dystopias And Margaret Atwood

A collaboration between Illustration students and the English Department is on show in the Dundee Central Library. This special exhibition is a follow up to last year’s ‘Blazing Worlds! Science Fiction by Women’. It features artwork from the Michael Kirkham’s Level 2 Illustration students from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design and is…Continue Reading Ustopias: Utopias, Dystopias And Margaret Atwood