Dundee – ‘Picturing the City’ Online Exhibition

A new online exhibition curated by Museum Services is now available to view here. Dundee ‘Picturing the City’ explores how artists have depicted the city’s natural and built environment throughout the years. From gloriously gloomy oil paintings of the Seagate to Bright watercolours of Dundee harbour, join us on this exploration through the streets and…Continue Reading Dundee – ‘Picturing the City’ Online Exhibition

Both Sides, Now – Science Art at Stobfest

It’s fair to say that community festivals across Dundee have struggled over the past year. Both the Stobswell Forum and the University’s own Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research (WCAIR) were determined to make Stobfest, Stobswell’s annual festival, happen in 2021. Ali Floyd, from WCAIR tells us more about the festival, held earlier this year, and some of the great…Continue Reading Both Sides, Now – Science Art at Stobfest

Lifedown Lockdrawing

Enjoy delving into the digital copy of Lifedown Lockdrawing!   Accessible here this open, generously spirited, and intimate publication marks a snapshot of DJCAD art and design students’ experience of life drawing and creating a drawing community during the recent sensibilities of lockdown. The idea of generating a capture of the students’ recent output, however that…Continue Reading Lifedown Lockdrawing


Our amazing staff and students are nearing the end of their challenges to raise money for Parkinson’s research. There is still time to donate so we thought we should remind you of some of the creative things they have been up to. As well as all the brave (or foolhardy) sporting events there are some…Continue Reading #30DaysChallengeUoD

The Wonderful World of Microbes

On the 27 June it is World Microbiome Day. It is a day to celebrate the wonderful world of microbes by connecting those who work with them with the wider public. At the University of Dundee, we have scientists across various disciplines studying microbes. These include medical doctors, research scientists, dentists and mathematicians. Meet some of them here:  Professor Nicola Stanley-Wall…Continue Reading The Wonderful World of Microbes

Joan Eardely: New Perspectives

Students from DJCAD will reinterpret the work of Joan Eardely, an artist famous for her representations of everyday Scotland in the 20th Century, to celebrate the centenary of her birth.  The free, online symposium will also include contributions from DJCAD staff, keynote speakers as well as special guests and will take place on the 2nd…Continue Reading Joan Eardely: New Perspectives

Tayside’s Treasures

The recording of UoD Museum’s Tayside’s Treasures event hosted by Matthew Jarron is now available on YouTube. This event took place on the 12th of May 2021 and it featured a series of short presentations from curators and collections staff from 16 different museums across the region. From prehistoric textiles to a 1967 electric car,…Continue Reading Tayside’s Treasures

Graduate Showcase 2021

Save the date alert! Hundreds of Art, Design and Architecture students will showcase their creativity in this year’s Graduate Showcase which will take place between the 11th and 21st of June. The online live launch will be held in the absence of the annual Degree show and will start on Friday the 11th of June…Continue Reading Graduate Showcase 2021