University of Dundee

Increased risk of homelessness among unseen consequences of Covid, UN told

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.

Published 19 August 2021

Student's new builds design to help rebuild lives of domestic abuse survivors

Helping survivors of domestic violence find safety, privacy and space to rebuild their lives is the aim of one Architecture project featuring in the University of Dundee’s Art, Design and Architecture Graduate Showcase 2021, which launched last week.

Published 14 June 2021

Dundee University project aims to tackle Scotland's COVID-19 homelessness surge

A new project conducted by the University of Dundee aims to tackle the surge in Scottish youth homelessness caused by COVID-19. 

Published 11 September 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University of Dundee tenement demolition plan withdrawn

The University of Dundee has withdrawn its planning request for the demolition of historic tenement buildings in a bid to address concerns from a heritage body and the local authority.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

University student coordinates emergency food provision in 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

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

New construction productivity measurement report set to influence housebuilding 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 14 January 2020

University of Dundee exhibition charts history of city’s housing changes

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

Homeless mapping project aims to end postcode lottery for service provision

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 not an obstacle to environmental planning, study suggests

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

Social Bite founder calls on Dundonians to help end homelessness

One of Scotland’s leading philanthropists hopes to harness the Christmas spirit to mobilise Dundonians in the fight against homelessness.

Published 27 November 2018

UK housing sector ‘still not ready for ageing population’

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

University of Dundee symposium to discuss ingredients of successful neighbourhoods

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

Dundee students union given 50 free tickets to Sleep in the Park

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