3D Scanning a Two-toed Sloth

Written by EunJung Park (Msc Medical Art DJCAD Graduate) and edited by Amy Crawford (MGS Funded Museum Engagement Officer) The museum collections at the University of Dundee cares for and displays a large collection of animal specimens. The dental collections are especially full of interesting animal skulls and teeth. I have been working on helping…Continue Reading 3D Scanning a Two-toed Sloth

Breaking the Chains

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Breaking the Chains is a collaboration between the University of Dundee Museums and the city libraries in Leisure & Culture Dundee, with funding and additional support from Dundee City Council. It is also one of the outputs of the on-going Woven Together project, a wider community-based project to research and promote the history of people…Continue Reading Breaking the Chains

Through the Lens (Part One)

1/2 Parts, written by Amy Crawford (MGS Funded Museum Engagement Officer and Pete McConville, Museum Volunteer) When Pete and I first met we discovered a mutual love of photography. I suggested that he use our University of Dundee Museum collections to practise his digital photography skills. We have a large collection which is currently being…Continue Reading Through the Lens (Part One)

On Yer Bike – the Public Art Dundee Cycle Trail

Find out about this new initiative from Matthew Jarron, Museum Curator. The Public Art Dundee project began in 2018 with the aim of identifying, researching, recording and promoting the amazing wealth of public art across the city. Dundee has a long history of creating and commissioning public art and was particularly pioneering in its approach…Continue Reading On Yer Bike – the Public Art Dundee Cycle Trail

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

Dundee Women’s Festival Events

Every March, Dundee Women’s Festival takes place with events occurring across the city. This year’s theme “Today’s Women Shape Tomorrow’s World” has sparked enthusiasm with University staff and students who have organised a myriad of events. You can pick to: learn about the new creative corner of campus participate in a panel discussion on a…Continue Reading Dundee Women’s Festival Events

Exhibition: Recent Acquisitions

Our newest exhibition in the Tower Foyer gallery spotlights some of the most recent additions to the University of Dundee Museum Collections. Focusing on art and design, it also features objects relating to science, medicine and natural history. Among the highlights are: • Artworks acquired for the collection of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art…Continue Reading Exhibition: Recent Acquisitions