Discovering the magic of Mount Stuart

A partnership between the University Archives, Mount Stuart and the Centre for Scotland’s Land Futures led to an amazing experience for three Humanities undergraduates. Here they describe their fantastic two week internship at Mount Stuart working with the archives and other collections. Connie Mills The email offering me the opportunity to apply for an archival…Continue Reading Discovering the magic of Mount Stuart

Big Back Garden – Memories of Dundee’s Baxter Park showcased in exhibition

Bandstand performances, talent competitions and firework displays are just some of the fond memories of Baxter Park that will feature in a Big Back Garden exhibition. The exhibition, which is part of the Big Back Garden project led by the University Archives, celebrates Dundee’s iconic Baxter Park by looking at what people remember about the…Continue Reading Big Back Garden – Memories of Dundee’s Baxter Park showcased in exhibition

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

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