University Of Dundee

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A new University of Dundee design concept can help communities threatened by extreme weather events fight back in the battle against climate change. The sustainable properties, designed to cope with flooding and other climate emergencies, are appearing in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, in the lat

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Film screenings can significantly enhance the wellbeing of elderly care home residents according to University of Dundee research that has informed a new resource for staff in Scottish homes. ‘Film in Care’ was developed as a collaboration between the University and the Care Inspectorate

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The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed more people to the health pitfalls and stigmas associated with poverty and homelessness, University of Dundee experts have told the United Nations. Academics from the University’s School of Dentistry and School of Education and Social Work have responded to a

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A new project conducted by the University of Dundee aims to tackle the surge in Scottish youth homelessness caused by COVID-19.  Dr Andrea Rodriguez, from the University’s School of Dentistry, said that improving access to support services, adopting participatory approaches, and integrati

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The University of Dundee has withdrawn its planning request for the demolition of historic tenement buildings in a bid to address concerns from a heritage body and the local authority. Plans had been submitted to Dundee City Council in March to bulldoze the four-storey block at 16-18 Airlie Place to

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A University of Dundee student has organised a community-based response to coronavirus in one of the city’s most deprived areas. As well as studying for an MSc Community Learning and Development degree at the University, Neil Campbell is also the founder and director of RockSoli

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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. The four-storey block at 16-18 Airlie Place, which sits within the city campus conservation area, was previously used as

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The history of housing in Dundee, with a particular focus on communal and social housing, is explored in a new exhibition at the University of Dundee. From 19th century tenements hastily erected to cope with a growing population to post-industrial decay and suburban sprawl, ‘Living Together&rs

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Brexit could offer greater flexibility for environmental planners in the UK, with Scotland potentially poised to benefit most, according to a recent study. The report, commissioned by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and conducted by academics across the UK including researchers at the Unive

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