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Matthew has a BA Hons in Archaeology from the University of York, a postgraduate diploma in Museum & Gallery Studies from the University of St Andrews and is a member of the Museums Association.
Prior to his post of Museum Curator here in Dundee, Matthew has filled various posts in the Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Scotland, East Lothian Museums, National Museums of Scotland and the St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum.
Matthew is responsible for the care, interpretation and accessibility of the University’s museum collections, which are used for learning and teaching within the University and for public engagement and wider impact locally and globally. He ensures that Museum Services plays an important role in transforming the University’s educational and cultural offer and helps to build its distinctive identity.
He is also actively involved in several organisations locally and nationally, including the University’s Culture & Arts Committee, the Abertay Historical Society, the Tayside Museums Forum, University Museums in Scotland (UMiS) and the Scottish Society for Art History.
Matthew’s research focuses on the history of art and science in Dundee, particularly in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He has curated numerous exhibitions and has organised several conferences including On Growth and Form 100 (in collaboration with the University of St Andrews, 2017), Scottish Art in the Great War (on behalf of Scottish Society for Art History, 2015) and Riddles of Form – Trienniel conference of the International Association of Word & Image Studies (co-organiser, 2014).
Jarron, M., Cameron, A. R. & Gemmill, J., 10 Nov 2020, 2 p. Dundee : University of Dundee.
Research output: Other contributionOpen AccessFile163 Downloads (Pure)
Jarron, M., 27 Mar 2019, Art and Science in Word and Image: Exploration and Discovery. Williams, K., Aymes, S., Baetens, J. & Murray, C. (eds.). Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, p. 13-26 14 p. (Word and Image Interactions; vol. 9).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › ChapterOpen AccessFile49 Downloads (Pure)
'The immortality of stone, and the immortality of art': A brief history of Public Sculpture in DundeeJarron, M., 16 Nov 2019, In : Journal of the Scottish Society for Art History. 24, p. 20-26 7 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile53 Downloads (Pure)
Jarron, M., Dec 2018, In : Mathematical Intelligencer. 40, 4, p. 30-32 3 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile98 Downloads (Pure)
Jarron, M., Jun 2017, In : Mechanisms of Development. 145, p. 22-25 4 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile1 Citation (Scopus)196 Downloads (Pure)
Matthew Jarron (Organiser), Amy Cameron (Organiser), Nicola Morrice (Contributor), Chim Lang (Contributor), Agathe Lermant (Contributor), Cara Nicholson (Contributor), Colin Henderson (Contributor), Ros Langston (Member), Laureano de la Vega (Member), Gillian Smith (Contributor), Daniella Cavellini (Contributor), Andrew Evans (Contributor), Jane Dickson (Contributor), Jacqueline Eccles (Contributor), Ola Epemolu (Contributor), Kevin Read (Contributor), Mattie Pawlowic (Contributor), Matthew Taylor (Contributor), Sarah McKim (Contributor), Henry McSorley (Contributor), Peter Mossey (Contributor), Susan Wyllie (Contributor), Niamh Nic Daeid (Contributor), Seaneen McDougall (Contributor), Ailsa Mackintosh (Contributor), Ali Floyd (Contributor), Catharine Goddard (Contributor), Li Kang (Contributor), James Gemmill (Contributor) & Rolf Black (Contributor)Nov 2020
Activity: Other activity types › Other
10 May 2019
Activity: Other activity types › Schools engagement
Matthew Jarron (Speaker)13 May 2019
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Invited talk
Matthew Jarron (Organiser)19 Nov 2016 → 19 Feb 2017
Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Festival/Exhibition