Sharing Science

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Outer Space I Inner Space


Microscope Marvels

Winter Season at the Mills
Sun 1 October 2017 – Sat 31 March 2018
FREE Admission

This winter, view our exciting interactive screen installation to learn why microscopes are an important tool for scientists and uncover the marvels of the miniature world. Available to view in the Observatory’s Planetarium during public opening hours, except when the space is in use for shows and workshops.

Sat 21 October, Sat 25 November, Sat 24 February & Sat 24 March, 1-3pm
FREE. No need to book, just drop in.

Drop in and get involved with science experiments and discover the tools scientists use when they learn more about the wonders of the world! Meet scientists and find out about the amazing research work taking place at the University of Dundee. More details soon.

If you would like to book a group visit and meet with one of our scientists, please contact Schools Outreach Officer on or +44 (0)1382 386 460.


Outer Space-Inner Space

Outer Space | Inner Space at the Mills Observatory

Outer Space | Inner Space (OSIS) is a science communication venture created and led by the Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression. OSIS is an adaptable immersive space at the iconic Mills Observatory, supported by an interactive, science outreach programme to promote cutting-edge research from the University of Dundee.

OSIS at the Mills

Sharing Science Archive

Sharing Science Archive

The Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression has always been at the forefront of engaging the public in scientific research. The centre continues to lead the way in providing new and innovative ways to deliver engagement and reach wider audiences.

Our public engagement projects aspire to create a culture of knowledge-sharing and communication by accessing the widest possible audience through a variety of technological and visual media, ensuring that the understanding of science is delivered in novel and stimulating ways.

To learn about our previous projects, please visit our Sharing Science Archive.