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Dundee Science Centre’s Mission to CONNECT Communities

A pioneering network of various ‘assisted needs’ groups is shaping the future of Dundee Science Centre, as plans for a £2.1M revamp gather speed.

The panel of charities contributing to the design of the redevelopment represents people with learning, physical, complex, profound and multiple disabilities, autism, hearing and visual impairments, mental health and sensory challenges.

L-R: Carina Mitchell, Ashley Wallace and Ali Davidson – together with Mairi Collins and Rebecca Duncan from Dundee Science Centre.

 

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Selling Homes … And a Lifestyle!

For Stephen Sales Advisor Karen McDonald, selling homes is not just a job, but a passion.

However, having worked on a number of sites throughout Perthshire, Angus and Fife during her near-20 year career with the Perth company, her current role at Chapelton, near Aberdeen, adds a new dimension.

Here, just a short commute from Scotland’s oil capital, Stephen are delighted to be involved in creating Scotland’s largest new town. For Karen, this means not only selling homes, but selling a lifestyle.

Karen McDonald

Karen McDonald

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Vivomotion: Where Art Meets Science

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Art and science – two distinct worlds, but disciplines which are increasingly overlapping.

From engaging installations and photography to musical compositions, scientific discoveries are increasingly making their way into the art world, with the boundaries less rigid than ever before. Indeed, many argue that art IS a science, as both are human attempts to understand and describe the world around us.

At Vivomotion, we firmly believe that it’s our expertise in both worlds which sets us apart, and helps our clients achieve their communication goals.

First of all, let’s take you back in time to how it all began, and why the back-story matters.

Let’s start with the ‘science bit’ which, rather aptly, soon merges into the ‘art bit’.

Armed with a degree in Biochemistry and a PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of Dundee, our Founder and Director Dr Mhairi Towler then carried out postdoctoral work, both in San Francisco and Dundee, in varying fields such as cell biology and human physiology. During that time, Mhairi also completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and, while studying for this, recognised the importance of the visual as a cognitive tool.

Dr Mhairi Towler

 

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Local Toddlers Take on Role of ‘DinoTots’

Local toddlers will take on the role of ‘DinoTots’ in Dundee next week.

As part of its Early Explorers programme, Dundee Science Centre is inviting children aged three to five years old to learn about dinosaurs through story time, sensory play and concept-building activities.

Credit: Kris Miller, D C Thomson

 

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Fife Families Supported by Local Businesses

Advertorial – EQ Chartered Accountants

The death of a loved one, whether expected or sudden, can spark a range of emotions.

Alongside the sadness and despair comes the need to organise a funeral which is both meaningful and respectful, an overwhelming prospect when dealing with one’s own grief.

As one of Fife’s longest established family firms, dating back to 1939, Crosbie Matthew Funeral Directors have been supporting families for 80 years, with funeral homes in Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes and Dalgety Bay (Dunfermline).

L-R: Alan Morrison (Crosbie Matthew), Steven Todd (EQ Chartered Accountants) and Sheila Matthew (Crosbie Matthew).
Pic Alan Richardson Pix-AR.co.uk

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