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Mackerel, Magpie and Klingons: fundraising for the Brittle Bone Society

Alasdair Bachell, Project Archivist for the Brittle Bone Society collection, uses the records to explore how the charity has raised funds – As with any charity, fundraising is a core activity of the Brittle Bone Society. In this blog I want to showcase just a few of the ways the BBS has raised money since…Continue Reading Mackerel, Magpie and Klingons: fundraising for the Brittle Bone Society

Journey of the Brain

Journey of the Brain: Dundee’s Neurosurgery Heroes explores the development of the human brain from before birth to death and delves into the history of Dundee’s Neurosurgery Department. This small and insightful display can be enjoyed outside the library on level 7 at the School of Medicine, based in Ninewells Hospital. Even more exciting for…Continue Reading Journey of the Brain

DJCAD’s hybrid public engagement programme and new exhibition

In March DJCAD (Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design) launched a fantastic hybrid public engagement program. The first event complemented the Lines of Site exhibition (see below) and was a curators and artists panel discussion which took place on 10 March and featured Dean and artist Prof Anita Taylor, curator Gary Sangster, artist…Continue Reading DJCAD’s hybrid public engagement programme and new exhibition

The Lost Father of Transatlantic Science Fiction

Join Keith Williams from the School of Humanities for a talk which introduces the life and work of Cupar-born Robert Duncan Milne (1844-99). Milne published over fifty Science Fiction stories (some multi-part or novella length), mostly in the Argonaut and the San Francisco Examiner between 1879 and 1899. He pioneered SF themes such as climate…Continue Reading The Lost Father of Transatlantic Science Fiction