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My Digital World

From lifestyle apps to virtual reality medical training, an array of high-tech gadgets and innovations which are transforming our health, wellbeing and safety will provide a digital finale to this year’s Dundee Science Festival.

Hundreds of local residents have turned out to free events throughout the two week festival, which began on 6 October 2018. A range of local community hubs have come alive with everything from family-focused ‘Science Adventure’ events and makers’ workshops through to toddler-friendly storytime sessions. Crucially, the festival has also succeeded in connecting a variety of amazing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) role models with a diverse range of audiences.

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Film & Roadshow to Kickstart National Mental Health Conversation

A mental health film and national roadshow were launched in Dundee today (Wednesday 10 October 2018), coinciding with World Mental Health Day.

As part of the Year of Young People 2018, ‘Foolish Optimism’, which aims to raise awareness of mental health, remind Scotland’s young people that they are not alone, and act as a catalyst for national change, was unveiled at the city’s Steps Theatre.

The audience of around 150 guests included representatives from youth groups, charities, local authority, NHS, funders and the Independent Care Review.

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Voyage into the Unknown

From chasing glacier goo down a slope to making apple bird feeders, science is all around, inside, above, beneath and amongst us – that’s the focus of this weekend’s Dundee Science Festival events!

‘Voyage into the Unknown’, which will take place at Dundee Science Centre on both Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October 2018, hopes to reveal everyone’s ‘inner scientist’, encouraging visitors to dig deep when it comes to fact finding.

From glaciers and birds to observing the way children take part in research, a number of local experts will descend on the centre this weekend, including RSPB, University of St Andrews ABC Lab and Geobus. The event will run from 10am until 5pm on both days – standard entry fees apply.


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Adding up the Miles as Accountancy Team Hit the Career Path

A team of accountancy staff have raised over £13,000 for charity so far this year, with their recent challenge taking it one step further.

Eleven members of staff from EQ Chartered Accountants’ Dundee, Forfar and Cupar offices collectively covered just over 43 miles on the ‘Maggie’s to Maggie’s Walk’, from Maggie’s Fife in Kirkcaldy to Maggie’s Dundee.

L-R: Chelsea Anton, Ruth Philips, Josh Lumgair, Scott Kennedy and Denisa Pirvulesu. Pic Alan Richardson Dundee,

L-R: Chelsea Anton, Ruth Philips, Josh Lumgair, Scott Kennedy and Denisa Pirvulesu.
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Dundee Science Festival Programme Unveiled

The programme for Dundee Science Festival was officially launched today (Tuesday 2 October 2018).

Now in its ninth year, the celebration of science will run from Saturday 6 October through to Sunday 21 October 2018, with over 20 events designed to entertain, inspire and fascinate, most of which are free of charge.

As the final countdown begins, the festival was officially launched today, with the team illustrating the themes of the three special weekend events with medical innovations, solar telescope and virtual reality headsets.

The Courier - 3 October 2018

The Courier – 3 October 2018

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