Masters Mixer 6.0

Photo 20-02-2013 16 52 5014.00- 15.00 Design for Services, DJCAD, Dundee

This is number six of our Masters Mixers – fast, concise and informative talks. Hear about our Master of Design for Services programme and talk informally to students and staff about what you can learn in 12 months with us.

“I’ve learnt to design WITH people, rather than FOR people”

Students and staff will share stories of past and current live project work.and their experience of being  part of a group of global students working on challenging and inspiring projects.

Meet us at the new reception of the Matthew Building at 2pm, or if you know your way – come straight to the studio. There will be light refreshments.

Directions here. Details of other postgraduate courses here.

Applications for the 12 month programme are welcome from  curious, talented people with experience in design, business, education, healthcare or other relevant backgrounds.

CReATeS PhD Studentship

An opportunity for a 3-year studentship working with Prof Claire Squires based in Arts and Humanities Dept. at the University of Stirling. The student will be a part of an interdisciplinary research team (CReATeS: the Consortium for Research in Arts and Technology in Scotland) which via a grant from Nesta/Creative Scotland/AHRC is exploring how arts and cultural organisations engage with the opportunities and challenges of digital technologies.

More information on http://creates.stir.ac.uk/2013/01/21/creates-phd-studentship/

New Fangled: The graduate workshop and showcase

New Fangled is a four day intense workshop and showcase for design graduates of up to 2 years  held in Glasgow on 10th – 13th December 2012. It is an opportunity that fits the transition between graduation and developing a career, investing in Scotland’s creative future.

The event was created by Student Designers in collaboration with Creative Scotland to promote design graduates in Scotland.

The event will give graduates the opportunity to:

  • Develop, test and get feedback on design and business ideas.
  • Develop the use of entrepreneurship skills in design and creative practice.
  • Be part of a supportive network of other new designers and creative professionals.
  • Showcase and exhibit their work in front of design professionals and industry

There are only a few places remaining, so be quick if you are interested in setting up a creative business or showcase your design work!

To apply or to find out more about the event, click here.

 

Professor Michelle Bogre: ‘Activist Photography and the Construction of Public Memory’

US academic Professor Michelle Bogre will be looking at how photography shapes our understanding of events, as well as how it can be manipulated for propaganda purposes, when she visits the University next week.

Professor Bogre is a documentary photographer, copyright lawyer and author who holds the position of Associate Professor of Photography at Parsons The New School for Design in New York. She will deliver the latest instalment of the Arts & Humanities Research Institute (AHRI) Lecture and Seminar Series 2012/13 on Tuesday, 20th November.

Professor Bogre is a regular contributor to photographic magazines, and her photographs have been featured in several group exhibitions. Her talk, ‘Activist Photography and the Construction of Public Memory’, takes place at D’Arcy Thompson Lecture Theatre, Tower Building, at 6pm on Tuesday, 20th November.