Dundee Science Centre Blog

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Children Design Environmentally Efficient Vehicles for a Sustainable Future!

Date 28 July 2022

The Dundee Science Centre has collaborated with the Dundee Museum of Transport!


Dundee Science Centre is set to go beyond infinity with Disney and Pixar’s new movie “Lightyear”

Date 12 April 2022

Dundee Science Centre has teamed up with Disney and Pixar to celebrate the science that inspired the movie “Lightyear”.

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New Chair Highlights ‘Hidden Value’ of Dundee Science Centre

Date 12 April 2022

Dundee Science Centre is making a tangible impact on the lives of thousands of local children as they progress through life, according to its new Chair.


Local Children Flying the Flag for Conservation

Date 24 March 2022

Dundee Science Centre is delivering two bird box kits to primary schools throughout Dundee area.

Women in STEM

Celebrating International Women's Day 2022

Date 7 March 2022

Dundee Science Centre celebrates the female trailblazers who have inspired the STEM leaders of today.


Walk on the Wild Side

Date 11 February 2022

Join Dundee Science Centre's mid-term activities as they show the difference each and every one of us can make to the welfare of our wild friends.


Five Science Trends to Watch Out for in 2022

Date 1 January 2022

Find out what #STEM developments you should keep an eye out for over the next year.


CONNECT-ing Communities with STEM

Date 13 December 2021

Jamie Hepburn MSP, Minister for Higher Education joined us to celebrate the results of our redevelopment project.

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Temperatures Rise on Dundee Schools’ Climate Change Drive

Date 26 November 2021

The Minister for Children and Young People visited the centre as part of COP26 Legacy Week.

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Get Ready for Dundee Science Festival 2021

Date 22 October 2021

The programme for the 11th Dundee Science Festival officially launches today!

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Dundee Science Centre Celebrate Living Wage Accreditation

Date 4 October 2021

Dundee Science Centre has become accredited as a Living Wage employer

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Scotland's Climate Week - Reasons to be Positive!

Date 16 September 2021

DSC's Issi takes us through her top 5 reasons to be proud of Scotland's climate actions.

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Going For Gold on Green Tourism

Date 4 June 2021

We are delighted to have secured a Gold ‘Green Tourism’ award!

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We Are Reopening!

Date 26 April 2021

We are excited to say we will be re-opening to schools from 17th May 2021 and the public from Saturday 26th June 2021.

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Warddykes Primary School's Climate Mission!

Date 23 March 2021

Primary 4 at Warddykes Primary School are creating a film for The L.A.B Scotland.

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Project Inspire

Date 16 March 2021

Dundee Science Centre has been selected for a national community engagement project aimed at engaging under-served and under-represented communities.

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Women in STEM

Date 8 March 2021

This week the University of Dundee is contributing to our home learning programme to introduce some of the women working in STEM.

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CONNECT: Co-Creation Benches

Date 26 January 2021

Take a glimpse of your very own illustrations displayed in our new community hub in our centre.

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DSC Home Learning Is Back!

Date 8 January 2021

We have some great news for you! DSC Home Learning is back for Monday 11th January, and we are very much looking forward to finding out lots of new facts and keeping busy with fun activities.

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CONNECT Project Update

Date 16 December 2020

Thank you for all your invaluable support, take a look at our CONNECT Project's update.

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City Trail Marks Launch of Dundee Science Festival

Date 9 November 2020

Embark on a solar system trail across Dundee.

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Science@Home For October Holidays

Date 27 September 2020

Dundee Science Centre have created more Science@Home Kits to give to Dundee's most deserving children over school holidays.

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CONNECT Refurbishment - Construction Underway

Date 14 August 2020

Our centre's construction is underway as we embark on our CONNECT refurbishment programme, including the removal of our giant iconic model head!

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CONNECT Project: Turning Beer into Furniture with Draff

Date 14 July 2020

Dundee-based French furniture designer commissioned to design and make tables and chairs for the CONNECT project gallery.

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Reaching Out To Dundee's Children

Date 1 July 2020

We are celebrating its 20th birthday by reaching out to some of the city’s most deserving children.

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Celebrating Our 20 Years Anniversary

Date 1 July 2020

We're celebrating our 20th birthday by celebrating over 1 million visitors during this time!

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Local Firm Appointed for Ambitious Refurbishment

Date 4 May 2020

We have appointed a local business to turn our ambitious refurbishment plans into a reality.

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What Does Science Mean To You and Our Community?

Date 27 January 2020

The gathering Place in our CONNECT project will be an important hub within our centre.

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Let It Snow At Dundee Science Centre

Date 27 November 2019

Snowfall at the science centre. Workshops and festive creative sessions in a winter wonderland grotto.

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10th Dundee Science Festival Gets Underway

Date 23 October 2019

The programme for the 10th Dundee Science Festival was officially launched on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

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Early Explorers: TinkerTots

Date 28 September 2019

Local toddlers will get the chance to be TinkerTots next week. Children aged three to five years old discover through play, asking questions and exploration.

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DSC Welcomes Breastfeeding Mothers

Date 11 September 2019

Dundee Science Centre has been awarded a special accreditation for its commitment to breastfeeding mothers.

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Medieval Mechanics

Date 28 August 2019

From the basic bow and arrow through to gunpowder, a family show showcasing Medieval Mechanics has been launched in Dundee.

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Blast-off For Local Astotots!

Date 22 August 2019

As part of its Early Explorers programme, Dundee Science Centre is inviting children ages 3 to 5 years old to learn about space travel.

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Dundee Science Centre Takes Off On Mars Odyssey

Date 7 August 2019

A brand new family show is taking off in Dundee to explain how we might get people to Mars one day.

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DSC Secures Prestigious Design Award

Date 28 June 2019

A multi-million pound exhibition on the top floor of Dundee Science Centre has won a prestigious design award.?

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Medical Marvels To Go On Display At DSC

Date 6 November 2018

DSC's new Medical Marvels exhibition and science learning suite, the result of a £2M fundraising campaign.

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Design Team Announced For Redevelopment Project

Date 7 August 2018

The team behind the ambitious refurbishment of Dundee Science Centre has been appointed.