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Lunch Time Talks: Dr Robert Knox- Beyond Burke and Hare

Date(s): 6 February 2023

Time: 1.15pm

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Come in from the cold this winter and join Surgeons Hall Museums for our new series of bite sized lunch time talks.

In this lunch time talk join our Research Fellow Professor Ken Donaldson as takes a closer look at Dr Knox beyond his association the infamous Burke and Hare. Hear about Dr Knox at work, where he pursued a very specialised form of anatomy called Transcendental Anatomy, and at play, where he was a dedicated angler, recording his thoughts on fishing and other things in his little known book ‘Fishing in the lone glens of Scotland’.

Talks will last approximately 30mins and there will be teas and coffees available for ticket holders.

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