Prof Wendy Moncur new Chair of Digital Living, in collaboration with Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design
The University of Dundee has appointed Professor Wendy Moncur as Interdisciplinary Chair of Digital Living, a joint position between the School of Nursing & Health Sciences and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design.
The first of its kind at the University, the position will see Wendy focus on the design of technology to support being human in a digital age, with a particular emphasis on how technology can help people when they are going through times of significant change.
“I’m delighted with this new joint appointment. It opens up opportunities to draw on strengths in both health sciences and design at the University of Dundee, contributing directly to the University’s Transformation agenda. ”
Professor Margaret Smith OBE, Dean of Nursing & Health Sciences at the University of Dundee, said:
“Healthcare is increasingly dependent on different disciplines working together to develop innovative solutions that can then be applied to the problems of today.”
“Wendy’s appointment reflects our commitment to creative thinking, and to working together with academics in different disciplines from around the University to better educate our students.”
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