University of Dundee Botanic Garden Fun Run

In association with the Institute of Sport and Exercise at the University of Dundee, the Botanic Garden will be hosting the annual Fun Run on Wednesday 18th May at 7pm. Staged within the scenic setting of the Botanic Garden, the Fun Run is suitable for all the family and levels of ability; whether you are raising money for a worthwhile cause, remembering a loved one or simply keeping active. Entry fee is £5 and registration closes at 6:45pm on Wednesday 18th May. There will be prizes up for grabs from Lows of Dundee. Please call 01382 381190 for more information. ...

The Garden of Evolution - an exhibition by Lily Hassioti

A visual arts installation by 4th year Fine Art student, Lily Hassioti previews at the University of Dundee Botanic Garden on April 28th. ‘The Garden of Evolution’ is an interactive installation which explores the role of technology in the evolution of man, extending the human senses and re-shaping communications. Lily has used pebbles and rocks to create QR codes which, once scanned using a smartphone, will play sounds and voice messages. Visitors are encouraged to enter into a conversation with their surroundings and decode hidden messages throughout the Garden. ‘The Garden of Evolution...

Primrose Walk with Horticultural Technician Clare Reaney

Clare Reaney, Horticultural Technician at the University of Dundee Botanic Garden, will be hosting this year's 'Primrose Walk' on Sunday 20th March, 2pm-3pm.  Join us to discover the Garden’s wonderful collection of specialist plants and delights of the spring season with a guided walk through the Garden. Entry fee to the University of Dundee Botanic Garden applies, £2 charge for Friends.   ...

Sunday Fun Day at Botanic Garden - Women in Science Festival 2016

Dundee’s Women in Science Festival, the only event of its kind in the world, will next month bring authors, academics and entertainers come together to celebrate the achievements of female Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) pioneers. Exhibitions, talks, film screenings, fun days and other events will take place across the city in March, and the festival is supported by many of the internationally acclaimed female scientists and researchers working at the University and other local institutions. The University of Dundee Botanic Garden will host ‘Sunday Fun Day’ which will in...

RSPB Big Gardenwatch at Botanic Garden

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Visitors to University of Dundee’s Botanic Garden took part in a national bird-watching event last weekend. More than half a million people across the UK were expected to participate in the survey of British birdlife, organised by the RSPB. Last years’ event revealed that sparrows were the most common birds in Dundee and Angus. The charity said it hope the survey will provide valuable information about the changes in the bird populations over winter. ...