Events

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  • Tue 5th Sep 9:00am
    FutureScot is pleased to announce Digital Cities 2017 - a series of policy conferences taking place across Scotland this summer - kicking off with Dundee and Perth on June 1.

    Aimed at policy, acade... more
  • Tue 12th Sep 7:00pm
    Sharing what you make and do at Make/Share!
    Make/Share is a free monthly event on the second Wednesday of each month organised by Creative Dundee and hosted at The Beer Kitchen Dundee, from 7pm – 8.30... more

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  • Opening in 2018, V&A Dundee will be the first museum in Scotland dedicated to design The post Waterfront regeneration ‘truly transformational’ says UK Culture Secretary on visit to V&A Dundee appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Tue 8th Aug by Future Scot
  • A new UK Tech Innovation Index published today by the Open Data Institute and the Digital Catapult shows the most active innovation communities in the UK by industry sector, captured in an online interactive map. The rankings show Edinburgh as having the most active tech innovation community outside of London, closely followed by Glasgow in fourth place.  Of the 36 UK cities included in the Index, the top four cities ranked are London, Edinburgh, Manchester and Glasgow.  Aberdeen features in 20th place, with Dundee following in 22nd place. Looking at specific tech sectors, Edinburgh has some of the most active innovation communities outside of London: 2nd for Internet of The post Edinburgh and Glasgow excel in UK Tech Innovation Index appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Tue 1st Aug by Future Scot
  • Spring Technology has been retained by The University of Dundee to help them engage with employers about Graduate Level Apprenticeship (GLA) schemes, focusing on the areas of IT software development, business management, manufacturing and engineering. This new type of fully-funded work-based degree, GLA, combines on-the-job learning and high-quality education to allow students to study for an honours degree whilst currently in employment, and gain relevant hands-on experience during their studies. Compared to other degrees offered, it places greater emphasis on applied knowledge and putting theory learned at university into practice. Rebecca Hastings said: “GLA schemes will give businesses the opportunity The post Spring Technology and University of Dundee partner to provide skills-based GLA courses appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Tue 11th Jul by Future Scot
  • Aiming to encourage and nurture a new generation of designers. The post V&A Dundee launches the Scottish Design Relay appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Tue 11th Jul by Future Scot
  • Keith Williams, University of Dundee Scotland is rarely slow to recognise its literary heroes, from building monuments to Walter Scott to crafting a tourist industry around Robert Burns. However, one major writer remains unclaimed for the canon 130 years after his literary career began. Robert Duncan Milne was an astonishingly prescient pioneer of science fiction who published over 60 stories in the late 19th century. Yet hardly anyone knows his name or how he influenced other leading lights in the early days of the genre. HG Wells’s The Time Machine (1895) is famously associated with visualising time travel as if The post Remembering the lost father of American science fiction – and his Scottish roots appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 8th Jun by Future Scot

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