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University of Dundee - D'Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum
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14.09.13 (10.00-12.30)
Carnelley Building, University of Dundee, Dundee,  DD1 4HN
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Discover the extraordinary collections of the internationally renowned polymath D’Arcy Thompson – an amazing variety of mammals, birds, fish, insects and reptiles from around the world. Also on show are original teaching charts, models and new artworks inspired by D’Arcy’s ideas and collections.

Disabled Access - contact in advance on 01382 384310 or museum@dundee.ac.uk


Architect: Ireland & MacLaren
Building Date: 1883

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University of Dundee - Doors Open Days with a difference!
New This Year
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14.09.13 (10.00 - 14.00)
Dalhousie building, University of Dundee, Old Hawkhill, Dundee,  DD1 5EN
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In conjunction with Doors Open Day the University is hosting a drop -in family fun day in the Dalhousie Building on Saturday 14th September, including free refreshments for all. 

As well as being able to access many areas around campus such as Archives, Zoology and Botanic Gardens, why not come along with your family and see what’s going on.  Here’s a taster of what to expect:
 
Literary Dundee will be selling tickets for this year’s Dundee Literary Festival.  From the Dragons of the business world and Olympic gold -medallists, to bake off stars and crime writers, the festival programme is packed with events and books for everyone.
 
* The Apex City Quay Hotel & Spa will be on hand to let you know about the discounts they have available to University staff and, if you’ve had a hectic week in the office, then why not indulge yourself with a free mini hand massage from one of the Yu Spa qualified beauty therapists.

 

* Local Business Rosy Tuesday will also be there. They’ll have lots of gorgeous accessories and handbags available to buy on the day.
 

* Leisure group G1 will be there to tell you all about the discounts available to University of Dundee staff at their many restaurants, bars and hotels, and will be bringing along a face painter to entertain the kids.
 

* Something for the adults – Aitken wines will be hosting a wine tasting session from 12pm – 2pm.
 
* ISE will be there to tell you all about the sport and exercise opportunities available for staff and their families, including kids programmes, campus sports, exercise programmes and the sports union clubs.  You are also welcome to pop in to ISE facilities and pool on the day and have a look around.  Families visiting the pool during the event can leave their name and contact details for entry in to a free prize draw to win a  free family fun hour session @ ISE for up to 5 people.
 
* Family Tennis – ISE’s tennis coaching team will lead a family drop in session at the tennis courts from 11:15am – 12:15pm.  The courts will be set up for junior tennis but parents are very welcome to join in too!
 

* A caricaturist will be there throughout the day.


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Building Date: various
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University of Dundee - Hawkhill House
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14.09.13 (Pre-booked tours: 14.00 & 15.00)
5-7 Hawkhill Place, (off steep lane next to Art College), Dundee,  DD1 5HW
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Tucked away behind Duncan of Jordanstone College, this charming 18th century farmhouse is now home to the stores and offices of the University’s Museum Services. Curator Matthew Jarron will give guided tours round this recently-listed house, revealing some of the University’s fascinating collections of art, science and natural history.

Places must be booked on 01382 384310 or museum@dundee.ac.uk


Building Date: pre-1767

Guided Tours.
Places must be booked on 01382 384310 or museum@dundee.ac.uk

Disabled access is limited.

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University of Dundee - Zero Energy Building
New This Year
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14.09.13 (Tours at 11.00, 13.00 & 15.00 ) - 15.09.13 (Tours at 11.00, 13.00 & 15.00 )
University of Dundee - Botanic Gardens, Riverside Drive, Dundee,  DD2 1QH
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The Macro Micro studio is the first ‘off-grid’ entirely renewable energy powered building in the UK. It has been designed and constructed by a team of students from the Departments of Architecture and Planning, Physics and Engineering.  The building combines ultra-low-energy construction practices to conserve heat with integrated and controlled technologies for generating, storing and exporting power. The technology exceeds current best practice for high-performance buildings in Europe, the aim being to bring solutions for a new generation of such buildings into the mainstream of design. 


Architect: Macro Micro Studio, Department of Architecture and
Building Date: 2013

There will be 3 half hour daily tours of the building which will give an overview of the design, spaces construction technologies and renewable energy systems. Following this, after a brief introduction to the iconic Visitor Centre, visitors will be able to walk in the Botanic Garden and see the building’s response to its landscape context.

 

SATURDAY 3PM TOUR FULLY BOOKED 

 

Booking for these tours is essential. 

Telephone 01382 381190 or ‘e’ mail botanicgardens@dundee.ac.uk
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Vanilla Ink @ WASPS Studios
New This Year
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14.09.13 - 15.09.13 (10:00 - 18:00)
Meadow Mill, WASPS, 4th Floor, West Henderson's Wynd, Dundee,  DD1 5BY
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Vanilla Ink is proud to invite you to their 'End of Year Show'. A showcase of Vanilla Ink's first Vanilla Inkers on their one-year programme. Come to the Meadow Mill, a historic jute mill that has been redeveloped to house 58 studios across three floors to house up to 100 artists and take in the jewellery delights the Inkers have to offer, from catwalks to exhibitions to a fantastical pop-up shop.


Building Date: 1874
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