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    6 November 2013
    Scottish Games Design Talent to be showcased at DCA

    Scottish games design companies and independent designers will showcase new work for members of the public to try, in the latest instalment of the highly successful Drop in and Play series at Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA) this Saturday (November 9). Details >>

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    22 October 2013
    On your marks, get set, code!

    TIGA, the trade association representing the UK games industry, today announced the launch of its 24-hour TIGA GameHack event in Scotland on 16 and 17 November 2013. The event will be held at Abertay University. Details >>

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    14 October 2013
    Abertay University appoints new Head of HR

    Abertay University has appointed Eilidh Fraser as its new Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development. Eilidh is currently Deputy Director of HR at the University of Edinburgh. She will take up her new post at Abertay at the end of this year. Details >>

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    7 October 2013
    3D imaging experts to discuss techniques at Abertay

    International experts will gather at Abertay University today (Monday, October 7) and tomorrow to discuss how 3D and 4D imaging techniques can be used to advance understanding of porous media related processes, such as carbon sequestration and enhanced oil recovery. Details >>

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    20 September 2013
    Charity triumph for Troop Aid

    Leanne Gallagher from the School of Science, Engineering & Technology completed the recent Dundee Cyclathon to raise money for Troop Aid, one of the charities who supported her son when he was injured in Afghanistan. Details >>

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    11 September 2013
    Graduation stories – a view from China

    When Mo Hu first arrived in the UK, she couldn’t speak much English. However, now fluent, she has just graduated and is about to start her first job. Here, she tells us about her time at Abertay, and what other students coming from China should expect when they first arrive. Details >>

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    6 September 2013
    Student stories - a summer of biomedical science in India

    One of our Biomedical Science students – Rebecca Molden – has spent the summer working in a virology lab in India as part of the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE). Here, she tells us what she’s been up to and how she got involved. Details >>

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    27 August 2013
    Graduation stories – a family affair

    Stuart Milne graduated this summer after being taught by his father, Allan Milne, as part of his Computer Games Technology course. We caught up with Stuart to learn about his studies, the family influence, and his prestigious new job with Rare. Details >>

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    26 August 2013
    Digital pandas set loose at Edinburgh Zoo

    Edinburgh Zoo visitors were in for a surprise treat this weekend with a visit from digital panda families, courtesy of the computer game Mr Shingu’s Paper Zoo - which was developed with the support of Abertay's Prototype Fund. Details >>

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    21 August 2013
    Graduation stories - from a small tropical island to Dundee

    When Balveer left Mauritius for Dundee four years ago, he had never experienced cold weather before, and had only spoken English a few hours a week during English lessons at school. Here he tells us about his time at Abertay, why he chose to study here, and what he's got planned for the future. Details >>

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    22 July 2013
    Blind art for the sighted

    A new exhibition exploring the decline of Braille opens this Friday (26 July) at the University of Abertay Dundee’s Hannah Maclure Centre art gallery. Details >>

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    8 July 2013
    Sir Mervyn King to receive honorary degree

    Sir Mervyn King, who has just stepped down as Governor of the Bank of England, will receive an honorary degree from the University of Abertay Dundee at its summer graduation this Thursday (July 11). Details >>

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    12 June 2013
    Pupils attend Scottish Baccalaureate project induction

    Secondary pupils from across Dundee are spending two days at the University of Abertay Dundee (11/12 June) in order to attend the Scottish Baccalaureate project induction, hosted in partnership with Dundee Education Department and Dundee Science Centre. Details >>

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    24 May 2013
    Ukrainian Professor visits Abertay

    A Ukrainian Professor has been visitng Abertay University under the auspices of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Ukrainian Ministry of Education and Science. Details >>

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    1 May 2013
    The Courier Debates: Dundee biomass

    Dr Joe Akunna, from the University of Abertay Dundee, will be taking part in The Courier’s debate about Dundee’s proposed biomass plant tonight (Wednesday, May 1). Details >>

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    25 April 2013
    Angus Renewable Energy Showcase

    A free event will take place in Angus this weekend to showcase renewable energy and energy efficiency options for homes, small businesses and the farming community. Details >>

  • 3 Birds - Clare Brennan painting - detail
    28 January 2013
    Performance within Portraiture

    Clare Brennan, Curator of the Hannah Maclure Centre at the University of Abertay Dundee, will discuss ‘Performance within Portraiture’ when she leads the next Dundee Arts Café event. Details >>

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    25 January 2013
    V&A announces first ever Games Design Residency

    The V&A, London, V&A at Dundee and the University of Abertay Dundee announce an exciting opportunity for Games Designers to spend a six-month research period at the V&A, London followed by a period at Abertay University. Details >>

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    24 January 2013
    Scottish Game Jam-packed

    The Scottish Game Jam has expanded to the University of Abertay Dundee for the first time in its five-year history after demand outstripped the places available. Details >>

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    22 January 2013
    Dare to be Digital 2013 applications open

    Dare to be Digital, the world’s leading computer game design competition for students, is now open for entries – a unique opportunity for aspiring professionals to win their very own BAFTA. Details >>


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