Friends of the Degree Show

Friends of the Degree Show

The second year of our Friends of the Show scheme provided fantastic support for the recent Degree Show. Two of the Friends, Pretty Fly and Author Interiors, told us about their favourite exhibitors. Author Interiors “This week we are exploring the work of two...
From access course to a PhD

From access course to a PhD

Dr Andrew McDiarmid shows how dreams can come true as he celebrates his ten year journey from online access course to history PhD at the University.In 2009 I was working for Her Majesties Revenue and Customs. This was a job in which I met some wonderful people, but...
Bucolic buildings

Bucolic buildings

Graeme Hutton, Professor of Architecture at the University, has received many awards and accolades for his approach to rural development. The latest of these came last week when Zinc House at Monikie, designed by Graeme and long-term collaborators LJR+H Architects,...
The fight for lower blood pressure

The fight for lower blood pressure

It has been dubbed ‘Scotland’s silent killer’ and urgent action needs to be taken to help the 1.3 million adults in the country estimated to be living with the condition, according to a major new report.High blood pressure is a major cause of heart attack and stroke,...
Digging for history

Digging for history

Like all archaeologists, Dr Alice Watterson spends her days with one foot in the past but when she was asked to join an excavation in the Alaskan tundra it was the start of a journey into a lost world of war, peace and dance. As well as being an archaeologist, Alice...