University of Dundee

Green light for Dundee biomedical cluster project

Work to build on Dundee’s world-class expertise in biomedical sciences is set to begin in earnest after the ‘Growing the Tay Cities Biomedical Cluster’ project was officially signed off by the Tay Cities Region Joint Committee today.

Published 19 February 2021

And finally... Design concepts could signal sea change in offshore construction

Engineering experts at the University of Dundee are helping to silence the sound of offshore construction projects and preserve fragile underwater ecosystems.

Published 27 January 2021

Planning students provides inspiration for the future of Perth 

The creation of a new urban waterfront is just one of the ideas devised by University of Dundee students challenged to envision the future of the historic city of Perth. 

Published 2 December 2020

Dundee students take silver at Chinese architecture competition

A team of Dundee students have finished second at a prestigious Chinese architecture competition.

Published 13 November 2020

Dundee expertise to help drive construction efficiency

The University of Dundee has been announced as a member of a £16 million consortium designed to drive innovation across major infrastructure projects in the UK.

Published 22 July 2020

University of Dundee tenement demolition plan withdrawn

The University of Dundee has withdrawn its planning request for the demolition of historic tenement buildings in a bid to address concerns from a heritage body and the local authority.

Published 12 June 2020

University of Dundee Graduate Showcase exhibit reveals potential tower block rehabilitation

An exploration of how new urban neighbourhoods can be created around controversial multi-storey buildings is one of around 300 exhibits at the University of Dundee’s Art, Design and Architecture Graduate Showcase 2020, which opens today.

Published 12 June 2020

Eden Project to examine Dundee for first Scottish attraction

The company behind the major Eden Project tourist attraction in Cornwall is to begin work on a feasibility study for a proposed new project in Dundee

Published 27 May 2020

University plans to demolish historic Dundee tenement buildings

Unlisted tenement buildings deemed too expensive to maintain could soon be demolished to make way for temporary soft landscaping under plans submitted by the University of Dundee.

Published 31 March 2020

Tay Cities Biomedical Cluster ‘could add hundreds of millions to economy’

A project to grow the Tay Cities Biomedical cluster of world-class life sciences companies will generate hundreds of millions of pounds for the local economy and strengthen Scotland’s reputation as a centre of excellence, according to new economic analysis.

Published 2 March 2020

New construction productivity measurement report set to influence industry

The Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Home (AIMCH) has published a research report to help the housebuilding sector better evaluate productivity and respond to future demands.

Published 13 January 2020

Conference welcomes world-class architects to discover Dundee

Organisers of a major architecture conference taking place in Dundee this week will invite world-class architects to understand its society by looking at the city it has created.

Published 19 November 2019

Dundee concrete team ensures Hinkley Point C is built to last

Concrete experts from the University of Dundee have cemented their status among the world’s best engineers by working on one of Europe’s biggest infrastructure projects.

Published 22 October 2019

And finally... Recycled toner powder could transform the colour of concrete

The curvilinear walls of the Cidade das Artes in Rio de Janeiro,  the cliff face walls of Kengo Kuma’s V&A Dundee, and the three sails of the Richard Meier designed Jubilee Church, just outside Rome, all have one thing in common - concrete.

Published 14 August 2019

SPIE UK awarded three-year framework contract with University of Dundee

Multi-technical services specialist SPIE UK is working with the University of Dundee as the main contractor under a three-year framework contract.

Published 30 July 2019