Partnerships support meaningful engagement with our community

Working in partnership creates results that would be impossible to achieve alone. This year, there have been many examples of people coming together and making impacts on the local Dundee community. Members of the University community in Life Sciences, Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science and Dundee Dental School were invited by Dundee Science Centre…

Dundee Discoveries Map

2020 has created a challenge for those of us involved with engaging with the public. Usually, we host events that involve face-to-face interactions, but this is not currently possible. It has meant we have needed to be creative in order to continue providing the kind of diverse and high-quality events that we are known for…

Being Human 2020

Dundee University is once again a key part of Being Human, the UK’s national celebration of the humanities. The festival takes place between the 12th and 22nd of November, with the theme built around “The Lunar City”. Despite the ongoing need for social distancing and Covid-19 restrictions, over 200 workshops, screenings, talks as well as…

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 – ‘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…