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About: mhjarron

I'm museum curator at the University of Dundee, looking after a range of collections and venues including the D'Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum, the Tayside Medical History Museum, the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design Collection and the Tower Foyer & Lamb Galleries.

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On Growth and Form conference – Call for Papers

Posted by on March 14th, 2017

ON GROWTH AND FORM CENTENARY CONFERENCE 13-14 October 2017 University of Dundee and University of St Andrews 2017 marks 100 years since the publication of D’Arcy Thompson’s landmark book On Growth and Form. To mark the occasion, a two-day interdisciplinary conference is being organised at the Universities of Dundee and St Andrews, where D’Arcy spent[…]

D’Arcy Thompson’s On Growth and Form – 100 Years On and Still Growing!

Posted by on February 7th, 2017

“For the harmony of the world is made manifest in Form and Number, and the heart and soul and all the poetry of Natural Philosophy are embodied in the concept of mathematical beauty.”     D’Arcy Thompson’s On Growth and Form, which celebrates its centenary this year, is one of the key works at the[…]