A reflective characterization of occasional user
Carrillo, Antonio L.; Martinez, Santiago; Falgueras, Juan; Scott-Brown, Kenneth C.
This work revisits established user classifications and aims to characterise a historically unspecified user category, the Occasional User (OU). Three user categories, novice, intermediate and expert, have dominated the work of user interface (UI) designers, researchers and educators for decades. These categories were created to conceptualise user's needs, strategie
Saccharomyces cerevisiae in the production of whisk(e)y
Walker, Graeme M.; Hill, Annie E.
Whisky is a major global distilled spirit beverage. Whiskies are produced from cereal starches that are saccharified, fermented and distilled prior to spirit maturation. The strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae employed in whisky fermentations is crucially important not only in terms of ethanol yields, but also for production of minor yeast metabolites which collectively contribute to development of spirit fl
Personal notions of time travel: reflections on love, loss, and growth through autoethnography
Stirling, Fiona J.
Using the concept of time travel as a contextual and narrative tool, the author explores themes of love, loss and growth after trauma. Reflections relate primarily to the experience of conducting the qualitative research method of autoethnography. Opening with consideration of existing work (Yoga and Loss: An Autoethnographical Exploration of Grief, Mind, and Body), discussion moves
Playing with tension; national charisma at Euro 2012
European National football came together in the summer of 2012 for the 14th occasion. This book sets out to examine the enduring social tensions between supporters and authorities, as well as those between local, national and European identities, which formed the backdrop to the 14th staging of the European National football tournament, Euro2012. The context of the tournament was somewhat unique from those staged in previous years, b
It's been a big few months for the selfie, with Oxford Dictionaries naming it their word of the year and the snap of the Oscars stars smashing records for re-tweets but a new exhibition of work from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD) students takes a more painstaking approach to self-portraiture.
Poetry used to spread propaganda through the press during World War I will be brought to life at a special event presented by staff from the University of Dundee’s School of Humanities and the JOOT Theatre Company this weekend
Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) have a vital role to play in keeping neighbourhoods safe and improving confidence in policing but need to be fully valued and supported by police forces in order for them to do so, according to a new report from the University of Dundee.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh, in partnership with the University of Dundee, is preparing to host a special day of free events and workshops aimed at encouraging people to prepare for their death. 'In Memoriam' takes place on Saturday 8 March and promises a life-affirming experience, which will explore through art, writing and discussion, the realities of dying and bereavement.
A group of final-year students from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD) will this weekend take a Dundee gallery over for an exhibition demonstrating what they have learned during their studies.
Interior Environmental Design students from the University of Dundee will next week travel to Belgium to take part in an international symposium exploring design, urbanism and sustainability and how the three can combine to feed the planet.
The leading role played by two University of Dundee historians in commemorating World War I locally has seen them named as winners of the College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) Public Engagement Award for 2013-14.