University of Dundee
A University of Dundee student has organised a community-based response to coronavirus in one of the city’s most deprived areas.
Published 23 April 2020
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
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 14 January 2020
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.
Published 14 November 2019
Significant gaps in the provision of services for the homeless in Dundee have been revealed in a new report published by researchers from the University of Dundee.
Published 30 May 2019
Brexit could offer greater flexibility for environmental planners in the UK, with Scotland potentially poised to benefit most, according to a recent study.
Published 11 February 2019
One of Scotland’s leading philanthropists hopes to harness the Christmas spirit to mobilise Dundonians in the fight against homelessness.
Published 27 November 2018
Health experts from across the UK have called for Commissioners for Ageing to be introduced in England and Scotland to help place housing at the heart of service integration for older people.
Published 15 October 2018
The ingredients that make for successful – and not so successful – neighbourhoods will be explored at a University of Dundee symposium later this month.
Published 17 November 2017
Up to 50 students at the University of Dundee can participate in Social Bite’s Sleep in the Park next month after a deal was agreed with the students’ union.
Published 14 November 2017
A plan designed to help people in Dundee who are homeless and to prevent it happening in the first place is set to be discussed by councillors.
Published 17 August 2017
The dissertation of a University of Dundee Community Learning and Development student could soon be used to help improve the lives of vulnerable drug users.
Published 22 June 2017
A University of Dundee researcher has worked with architects to produce conceptual designs for a luxury ‘eco-treehouse’ capable of housing a family, regulating its own temperature and functioning on a self-maintaining, low-energy cycle.
Published 26 April 2017
Victorian social reformer Mary Lily Walker, known for improving the lives and living conditions of her fellow Dundonians, was commemorated yesterday with a plaque at the home in which she was born.
Published 6 July 2016
How would a Manhattan-inspired block work beside the Edinburgh by-pass? How do we make homes energy-autonomous? How can urban sprawl and planning legislation be reconciled? What can be done to ensure the housing needs of vulnerable members of society are met?
Published 24 May 2016