Dundee Science Centre is a charity and lifelong learning resource for the community.
The Centre’s exhibitions provide an inspiring, hands-on learning experience for everyone. Their outreach work and festivals help them extend these experiences to others throughout Scotland and beyond.
The Centre approached Grainger PR in 2010, wishing to raise its profile locally and to highlight that its role extends way beyond that of a visitor attraction.
Eight years on, I continue to work with Dundee Science Centre to highlight and showcase all aspects of the business, from family shows, school visits and higher education collaborations to major exhibitions and corporate events. I also handle the media campaigns for both Dundee Science Festival and Fife Science Festival and, through the media, have played a key role in the significant growth and popularity of both.
Press Release (5/3/2019): Dundee to Inspire Next Generation of Space Entrepreneurs
Press Release (1/3/2019): Dundee Gears up for Electric Vehicle Roadshow
Press Release (28/2/2019): Medical Research Inspiration for Scottish School Pupils
Press Release (8/2/2019): Operation: Tomorrow
Press Release (29/11/2018): Local Toddlers Invited to ‘Teddy Hospital’
Press Release (29/10/2018): Local Toddlers Explore the Sound of Music
Press Release (17/10/2018): My Digital World
Press Release (10/10/2018): Voyage into the Unknown
Press Release (3/10/2018): Dundee Science Festival Programme Unveiled
Press Release (5/9/2018): Tay’s Anatomy
Press Release (31/8/2018): Deputy First Minister Applauds Dundee Science Centre’s Contribution to Science Education
Press Release (7/8/2018): Dundee Science Centre Looks to Local Communities to Shape Future
Press Release (4/8/2018): Medical Myths & Mysteries
Press Release (28/6/2018): Launch of Medical Marvels Exhibition
Press Release (21/6/2018): Pump up the Volume with ‘Music Mayhem’
Press Release (29/5/2018): Cowdenbeath Prepares for Science Adventure
Press Release (9/5/2018): Fife Science Festival Prepares to Crack the Code
Press Release (15/5/2018): Glenrothes Gears up for Free Science Adventure
Press Release (7/3/2018): Blast off for British Science Week!
Press Release (6/2/2018): Dino Discoveries
Press Release (16/11/2017): Role Reversal for Dundee Community Group’s Oor Wullie Project
Press Release (7/11/2017): Dundee Science Festival Has Designs on Past and Future
Press Release (31/10/2017): From the Miniscule to the Massive: Take a Trip out of this World!
Press Release (26/10/2017): Medical Events Inject Fun into Dundee Science Festival Launch Weekend
Press Release (18/10/2017): From Fireworks & Food to Forensics: Dundee Science Festival Programme Unveiled
Press Release (27/9/2017): What a Load of Rubbish! – Scrapyard Science
Press Release (14/9/2017): It’s a Maths Game
Press Release (7/9/2017): Let’s Get Digital!
Press Release (5/9/2017): Dundee Science Centre Celebrates Start of £2M Development
Press Release (9/8/2017): Is There Anybody Out There?
Press Release (4/7/2017): Pre-Historic Showcase Stomps into Dundee
Press Release (29/6/2017): Astro Wullie Unveils Dundee Space Extravaganza
Press Release (5/6/2017): People Who Help Us
Press Release (8/5/2017): Creative Construction
Press Release (21/4/2017): Science Extravaganza Heads to Fife
Press Release (27/3/2017): Animal Antics
Press Release (21/3/2017): Meet the Mini Beasts
Press Release (20/3/2017): Award-Winning Science Images Displayed in Dundee
Press Release (8/3/2017): Brilliant Body Bits
Press Release (28/2/2017): Local School Pupils Enjoy Dundee Science Showcase
Press Release (8/2/2017): Digest This
Press Release (1/2/2017): The Scoop on Poop!
Press Release (30/1/2017): Dundee Science Centre Appoints New CEO
Press Release (8/12/2016): Cracking Chemistry & Festive Fun
Press Release (30/11/2016): Dundee Science Centre Welcomes Guide Dogs in Training
Press Release (17/11/2016): From Newton’s Apple Tree to Dundee
Press Release (8/11/2016): Gamers Plug into Digital Weekend
Press Release (7/11/2016): Big Bang: The Rocket Men Show
Press Release (2/11/2016): Free Science Fun While You Shop
Press Release (31/10/2016): Mini Zoo Descends on Dundee Science Festival
Press Release (27/10/2016): Just What the Doctor Ordered – Family Fun Day Celebrates Medicine & Health
Press Release (24/10/2016): Get Creative with Dundee Science Festival
Press Release (6/10/2016): The Coolest Science Show
Press Release (5/10/2016): From Puppies and Gaming to Jewellery – Dundee Science Festival Programme Unveiled
Press Release (13/9/2016): Storytime Sundays
Press Release (8/9/2016): Are you Sweet Enough?
Press Release (5/9/2016): Little Building Site Launched in Dundee
Press Release (30/8/2016): Teaching the Teachers
Press Release (24/8/2016): Gearing up for Thirsty Work
Press Release (11/8/2016): The Science of Sport
Press Release (7/7/2016): CSI Summer School
Press Release (10/6/2016): Space Saturday Prepares to Welcome Tim Peake Home
Press Release (10/05/2016): Where Jewellery Meets Science
Press Release (07/04/2016): Dinosaur Racing Comes to Dundee
Press Release (04/04/2016): Discover Free, Fun Events at Fife Science Festival
Press Release (17/03/2016): Dino Discoveries!
Press Release (16/03/2016): Award-winning Ebola Image Goes on Display in Dundee
Press Release (09/03/2016): Royal Seal of Approval for Dundee Science Centre Showcase
Press Release (01/03/3016): Dundee Science Centre’s Rocketing Visitor Numbers
Press Release (01/02/2016): From Guide Dogs to Kitchen Experiments: Fab February Hits Dundee Science Centre
Press Release (28/01/2016): Dundee Science Festival’s Superhero Powers
Press Release (25/01/2016): Are Saturday’s Shoppers Sweet Enough?
Press Release (04/01/2016): Botany, Bugs and Biodiversity
Press Release (04/12/2015): Superhero Dream Turns into Reality for Jack (8)
Press Release (04/12/2015): Who Dunnit?
Press Release (26/11/2015): The Science of Flight
Press Release (01/11/2015): Dundee Community Centres Transformed into Science Hubs
Press Release (30/10/2015): Games for Good
Press Release (26/10/2015): Superheroes -v- Monsters
Press Release (23/10/2015): Guide Dog Pups Sniff out Science in Dundee
Press Release (02/10/2015): Superheroes & Monsters Unveil Dundee Science Festival Programme
Press Release (01/10/2015): The Science of Rock Music
Press Release (23/09/2015): Light Relief
Press Release (17/09/2015): Try Your Hand at Computer Game Music-Making
Press Release (27/08/2015): Get Wired with Robotic Challenges
Press Release (30/07/2015): Kaleidoscopes Light up Dundee Science Centre
Press Release (27/07/2015): The Weird World of Musical Instruments
Press Release (14/07/2015): Dundee: Destination Space!
Press Release (13/07/2015): Lift-off for Former NASA Trainer
Press Release (09/07/2015): Saving Stranded Marine Mammals
Press Release (7/7/2015): One Step Closer to Dundee Science Centre Expansion
Press Release (26/06/2015): Music Mayhem – Science of Sound
Press Release (22/06/2015): Change of Direction for Dundee Science Festival
Press Release (08/05/2015): Incredible Immunology
Press Release (29/4/2015): Scotland Rocks!
Press Release (16/4/2015): Weird, Wacky or Wonderful – Dundee Science Festival Event Proposals Wanted!
Press Release (25/3/2015): Award-Winning Science Image Goes on Display
Press Release (20/3/2015): Who Dunnit? Forensics under the Microscope
Press Release (12/3/2015): From Alaska to Dundee
Press Release (28/01/2015): Health, Hearts and Hopping!
Press Release (21/12/2014): 40,000 Festival Fanatics!
Press Release (17/12/2014): Cool Show with a Hot Twist!
Press Release: (11/12/2014): Sharks: Magnificent and Misunderstood
Press Release (06/11/2014): From Robots to Incredible Inks – Big Bang Fun Day
Press Release (04/11/2014): Go Batty!
Press Release (29/10/2014): Free Family Fun Days Kick off Dundee Science Festival
Press Release (28/10/2014): Students Get Social with Dundee Science Festival
Press Release (22/10/2014): ‘Cheers!’ to Dundee Science Festival
Press Release (14/10/2014): ‘New Blood’ Sought for Forensics Project
Press Release (03/10/2014): Our Amazing Oceans
Press Release (26/09/2014) – Who Dunnit?
Press Release (25/09/2014): Sea Ice, Shackleton and Science: A Century of Changes in Antarctica
Press Release (26/08/2014): DO Try This at Home!
Release (05/08/2014): Cool Explorers Expecting Warm Reception
Press Release (09/07/2014): An Ice-Breaker with a Difference!
Press Release (30/06/2014): Polar Conditions Descend on Dundee!
Press Release (09/06/2014): Resounding Success of Fife Science Festival
Press Release (13/05/2014): Surgery: From the Gruesome to the Futuristic!
Press Release (29/04/2014): The Science of Ice-Cream
Press Release (24/04/2014): Growing Team Gears up for Dundee Science Festival 2014
Press Release (23/04/2014): Penguins Prepare for Antarctic Blockbuster
Release (22/04/2014): ‘The Stuff of Science Fiction’ – Dundee Science Centre Reveals Expansion Plans
Press Release (09/04/2014): Fit for Life? Dundee Experts Tell it Like it is!
Press Release (28/03/2014): Speed, Strength, Stamina!
Press Release (18/03/2014): Solar Celebration
Press Release (25/02/2014): Historic Kick-off for Fife Science Festival
Linda Leuchars, Chief Executive Officer, said, “Claire has achieved a consistently high profile for Dundee Science Centre over the past few years, with an amazing benefit for all our areas of operation. She has the ability to quickly grasp our varied requirements and can advise well on the development and advocacy of our brand.
“We don’t really look on Claire as a separate consultant for the business – she is a valued member of our team who contributes positively to our ongoing communications plans and strategy development. Her knowledge and experience in dealing with the press and broadcast media allows us to develop continuing beneficial exposure – with confidence.”
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