Get involved with our public engagement

We are committed to making a difference to the lives of the people of Dundee, Tayside and Scotland. Here are some way in which you can engage with us.

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We are committed to making a difference to the lives of the people of Dundee, Tayside and Scotland. We work with communities, schools, third and public sector organisations across our city and the region to support their aims and needs.

Community Engagement

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We work closely with and for our local communities.

If you are a community leader or member of a community group in Dundee and Tayside, and you want to work with us, contact Shabnam.

Contact Shabnam Wasim

School of Life Sciences

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Our outreach programmes aim to support Scotland's schools and their delivery of outcomes and aims around science, topical and ethical issues, careers, and interdisciplinary learning.

Find out how our School of Life Sciences does public engagement

Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science

Public engagement at Leverhulme

Our mission is to raise the standards of science used in our courts.

Through public engagement we strengthen our research and contribute positively to society by responding to real life needs.

Learn about LRCFS public engagement and current projects

Archives services

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Everyone is welcome to use the collections.

You can book your visit and explore our archival materials.

Book an appointment and explore our Archives

Dundee Comics Creative Space

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Dundee Comics Creative Space is a social enterprise and studio project.

The aim is to provide educational workshops and to encourage creative learning through comics.

Dundee Comics Creative Space

University of Dundee Museums

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We have a variety of temporary exhibitions and permanent displays in different buildings around the University.

Visit our museums

Discover our Botanic Garden

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Looking out over the banks of the River Tay, the Botanic Garden houses a wide range of plant life.

We regularly host art exhibitions in our Visitor Centre. We also have facilities which can be hired for holding receptions and meetings.

Visit our Botanic Garden

Exhibitions at the Cooper Gallery

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Designed in 1953 by architect James Wallace, this is a unique space for exhibitions and events with its dark polished hardwood floor and the curved corners of the gallery walls.

Visit the Cooper Gallery

Institute of Sport and Exercise

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We offer health opportunities with our Active Living Programme and our Community membership.

Find out how you can use the facilities at ISE
Other ways to get involved

If you think there are other ways in which you'd like to work with us, whether you're an individual or an organisation get in touch with us.

You can do this either as an individual or if you are representing an organisation.

Contact us at or call us on +44 (0)1382 386669