Book Launch – D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson’s Generative Influences

Museum services are excited to announce that they will be hosting an event on today at 7pm to celebrate the new book D’Arcy Thompson’s Influence in Art. This online event will feature illustrated presentations by the book’s editors, Ellen K Levy and Charissa N Terranova. Many of the other authors will also be present to…Continue Reading Book Launch – D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson’s Generative Influences

In D’Arcy Thompson’s Footsteps

D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson is best known for his ground-breaking book On Growth and Form, which laid the foundations for the science of mathematical biology. However that was just one of his many publications, and Museum Services recently staged a fascinating online event in collaboration with Tufts University in Massachusetts, USA, exploring D’Arcy’s 1895 book A Glossary of…Continue Reading In D’Arcy Thompson’s Footsteps

Partnerships support meaningful engagement with our community

Working in partnership creates results that would be impossible to achieve alone. This year, there have been many examples of people coming together and making impacts on the local Dundee community. Members of the University community in Life Sciences, Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science and Dundee Dental School were invited by Dundee Science Centre…Continue Reading Partnerships support meaningful engagement with our community

Dundee Discoveries Map

2020 has created a challenge for those of us involved with engaging with the public. Usually, we host events that involve face-to-face interactions, but this is not currently possible. It has meant we have needed to be creative in order to continue providing the kind of diverse and high-quality events that we are known for…Continue Reading Dundee Discoveries Map

Being Human 2020

Dundee University is once again a key part of Being Human, the UK’s national celebration of the humanities. The festival takes place between the 12th and 22nd of November, with the theme built around “The Lunar City”. Despite the ongoing need for social distancing and Covid-19 restrictions, over 200 workshops, screenings, talks as well as…Continue Reading Being Human 2020