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Lunch Time Talk: The complicated legacy of Robert Christison (1797-1882)

Date(s): 11 March 2024

Time: 1:15

Cost: £3

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LTT: Christison

Join Surgeons' Hall Museums for our new series of bite sized lunch time talks.


Join Surgeons Hall Museums Curator Louise Wilkie as she discusses the fascinating legacy of Toxicologist and Physician Robert Christinson.


Credited for numerous advances in medical study, including but not limited to, toxicology, pharmacology, nephrology and for his successful academic career, he is also remembered as one of the most fervent obstacles to women in medicine. Join our Curator as she explores and unpacks this complex legacy.


The talk will last approximately 30mins and there will be tea and coffee available for ticket holders.

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