Special Event

The artist and anatomist

The artist and anatomist

27 May 2015, 18.30

Location: Old Operating Theatre Museum & Herb Garret

Anatomists have always needed artists to illustrate their books, while artists needed to know anatomy to reproduce the beauty and mystery of the human body. A talk by Professor Harold Ellis (RCSE, CBE) one of the most notable British surgeons of the past fifty years, renowned both for his inspirational teaching and as the author of "Clinical Anatomy"

May

  • Dogs of the First World War

    Dogs of the First World War

    10 March - 26 June 2015

    Location: Bishopsgate Institute

    Come along to the Dogs of the First World War exhibition exploring the role of dogs as both companions and workers during the years 1914-18.

    The exhibition is inspired by the Libby Hall Collection held in the archive at Bishopsgate Institute. The collection is a treasure trove of canine-related photographs and postcards, essential viewing for dog-lovers and social historians alike.

     

     

  • Exhibition: The Kiss of Light

    Exhibition: The Kiss of Light

    12 May - 23 October 2015

    Location: Florence Nightingale Museum

    The new exhibition at the Florence Nightingale Museum looks at the history of light therapy and uncovers the hidden role that nurses played in delivering this contentious treatment.

  • The artist and anatomist

    The artist and anatomist

    27 May 2015, 18.30

    Location: Old Operating Theatre Museum & Herb Garret

    Anatomists have always needed artists to illustrate their books, while artists needed to know anatomy to reproduce the beauty and mystery of the human body. A talk by Professor Harold Ellis (RCSE, CBE) one of the most notable British surgeons of the past fifty years, renowned both for his inspirational teaching and as the author of "Clinical Anatomy"

June

  • Dogs of the First World War

    Dogs of the First World War

    10 March - 26 June 2015

    Location: Bishopsgate Institute

    Come along to the Dogs of the First World War exhibition exploring the role of dogs as both companions and workers during the years 1914-18.

    The exhibition is inspired by the Libby Hall Collection held in the archive at Bishopsgate Institute. The collection is a treasure trove of canine-related photographs and postcards, essential viewing for dog-lovers and social historians alike.

     

     

  • Exhibition: The Kiss of Light

    Exhibition: The Kiss of Light

    12 May - 23 October 2015

    Location: Florence Nightingale Museum

    The new exhibition at the Florence Nightingale Museum looks at the history of light therapy and uncovers the hidden role that nurses played in delivering this contentious treatment.

  • Mendel's legacy

    Mendel's legacy

    2 June 2015, 18.30

    Location: The Royal Society

    You may remember learning about Mendel’s pea experiments in science classes growing up, using smooth and wrinkly peas to explain dominant and recessive traits. We now know that it’s not quite so simple. Our knowledge and understanding of inheritance patterns has deepened extensively since Mendel’s time, but the models in schools rarely reflect this.

  • Battlefield Medicine at Waterloo

    Battlefield Medicine at Waterloo

    16 June 2015, 13.00

    Location: Hunterian Museum

    The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday 18 June 1815. Around 100,000 Allied British, German and Dutch troops were commanded by Arthur Wellesley, the 1st Duke of Wellington. Facing him was the French Armée du Nord of 125,000 committed French soldiers, led by Napoleon Bonaparte. Neither commander in this titanic struggle had ever faced each other in combat. The battle will be explained in stages, highlighting particular medical issues.

  • Bones: Soviet X-Ray Discs

    Bones: Soviet X-Ray Discs

    30 June 2015, 18.30

    Location: Viktor Wynd Museum

    Composer and music producer Stephen Coates presents a selection of these incredibly beautiful and spooky X-Ray records collected in Russia over the last few years and tells the strange story of those who made them.

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