D’arcy thompson lecture theatre university of dundee

D’arcy thompson lecture theatre university of dundee

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Professor Sir Pete Downes,
Principal and Vice-Chancellor

The Tower building was opened in 1956 and is situated on Perth Road at the main entrance to the University.


With flexible room hire…

Tower BuildingCapacity
D’Arcy Thompson290
Baxter Room 1.3670
Large Rooms x 330
Small Rooms x 316

All these rooms have natural daylight (except for D’Arcy Thompson), full AV equipment and are set in a combination of classroom and boardroom style, however, these layouts can be changed to your preference.

D’Arcy Thompson Lecture Theatre

‌The D’Arcy Thompson lecture theatre is accessed from the foyer of the Tower Building as are the ground floor meeting rooms. The lecture theatre and all rooms carry the full range of audio visual presentation equipment.

Baxter Room 1.36

The Baxter Room 1.36 is situated on the first floor of the Tower Building with 80 level seating available.

D’arcy thompson lecture theatre university of dundee