Having a Good Crisis…and Not Wasting It!

The University of Dundee, like many in the sector, has been through turbulent times over the past couple of years. Massive deficits, voluntary severance packages and restructures of everything have been the order of the day for a few years now. In 2015, student numbers were down, we had no central marketing department to speak of, our IT services was in melt down, and when it came to web, we were feral in our approach. However there’s nothing like a good crisis to force change! In this talk we’ll look at how we’ve used crisis to get people to think differently and start to effect change.


  • Title: Having a Good Crisis…and Not Wasting It
  • Type: Plenary
  • Hashtag: #P2
  • Speaker: Andrew Millar, University of Dundee
  • Date and time: 14.45-15.30 on Tuesday 11 July 2017
  • Venue: Keynes Lecture Theatre 1 (LT1)

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