Events

october

22sep(sep 22)11:00 am21nov(nov 21)5:05 amBubble, Bulge, Bleb

06oct7:30 pm8:45 pmThe Armitstead Lecture: On Growth and Form - 100 Years On and Still Growing!

13oct(oct 13)9:00 am15(oct 15)5:00 pmOn Growth and Form 100: The official centenary conference

13oct(oct 13)9:30 am15dec(dec 15)7:00 pm“Harmonious Complexity” – 100 Years of On Growth and Form

16oct(oct 16)9:00 am20(oct 20)2:00 pmWorkshop: Growth, form and self-organisation in living systems

23oct(oct 23)9:00 am27(oct 27)5:00 pmWorkshop: On Growth and Form 2017

november

22sep(sep 22)11:00 am21nov(nov 21)5:05 amBubble, Bulge, Bleb

13oct(oct 13)9:30 am15dec(dec 15)7:00 pm“Harmonious Complexity” – 100 Years of On Growth and Form

08nov6:00 pm7:00 pm“A huge space of endless predetermined possibilities”: Computer art and the influence of D’Arcy Thompson

22nov6:00 pm7:00 pmFrom Natural Patterns to Self-Organisation: 100 years of Growth and Form

december

22sep(sep 22)11:00 am21nov(nov 21)5:05 amBubble, Bulge, Bleb

13oct(oct 13)9:30 am15dec(dec 15)7:00 pm“Harmonious Complexity” – 100 Years of On Growth and Form

05dec6:00 pm7:00 pmD’Arcy through the Letter Box - the Polymath’s wonderland as seen through his correspondence

january

22sep(sep 22)11:00 am21nov(nov 21)5:05 amBubble, Bulge, Bleb

february

22sep(sep 22)11:00 am21nov(nov 21)5:05 amBubble, Bulge, Bleb

march

22sep(sep 22)11:00 am21nov(nov 21)5:05 amBubble, Bulge, Bleb

Conference website

Conference website

The On Growth and Form 100 conference website is now live at https://www.ongrowthandform.org/conference/0 We’re also delighted that Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau are kindly supporting the conference, and will be helping speakers and delegates with...
D’Arcy on BBC Radio 4

D’Arcy on BBC Radio 4

The BBC are marking the centenary of On Growth and Form with two programmes on Radio 4. An episode of Inside Science was recorded earlier this week at the University of Dundee and was broadcast yesterday – you can listen to it here:...
Nature celebrates the centenary

Nature celebrates the centenary

On this day 100 years ago the journal Nature received an advance review copy of On Growth and Form – now they’re celebrating with a centenary special which will be available free online for one month, along with other relevant items from their archives....
Centenary Conference Call for Papers

Centenary Conference Call for Papers

ON GROWTH AND FORM CENTENARY CONFERENCE 100 years on and still growing! 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 – “the greatest work of prose...
Special Event to launch Dutch translation

Special Event to launch Dutch translation

On March 11, 2017 artists, psychologists, biologists, mathematicians and many others come together at De Balie on the theme of “transformation”. The reason for this evening is the 100th anniversary of the famous work “On Growth and Form” by...
New Scientist feature

New Scientist feature

Some of the anniversary activities have been covered by the New Scientist in a feature by their culture editor Simon Ings. It includes a spotlight on our on-going project to create 3D scans of some of D’Arcy’s original specimens. Read the article here and...
Conferences celebrating On Growth and Form

Conferences celebrating On Growth and Form

The anniversary year has only just begun and already we know of several major conferences taking place around the world that will include sessions celebrating the impact of On Growth and Form. They include: CAA conference, New York on 18 Feb MBI Emphasis Workshops,...
Special Journal Issue

Special Journal Issue

The biology journal Development is planning a special issue titled “On Growth and Form – 100 years on”. This special issue will be guest edited by L. Mahadevan (Harvard University) working alongside Editor Thomas Lecuit, and is scheduled for publication in late...
Exhibition open!

Exhibition open!

The Edinburgh City Art Centre exhibition A Sketch of the Universe: Art, Science & the Influence of D’Arcy Thompson is now open and looks great! Lots of events coming up to accompany it – check out the Events calendar on this site for more...
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