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Upcoming Events


April 2016

Knowing and Selling Exotic Drugs in Paris c.1700

Date(s): 13 April 2016

Time: 4 PM to 5:30 PM

Cost: Free

Booking Link: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/knowing-and-selling-exotic-drugs-in-paris-c1700-tickets-18430501125

Speaker: Dr Emma Spary (University of Cambridge)Many exotic plant materials would become household words for the well-to-do during the decades around 1700. A language of curiosity, innovation and invention surrounded attempts to understand, trade in and profit from them. This paper will consider some of the ways in which lay consumers, merchants an…

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Battlefield Pathology in the First World War by Professor Ken Donaldson

Date(s): 9 April 2016

Time: 2.00pm-3.00pm

Age Restrictions: Warning: This talk will show graphic images of wounds and their consequences which some people may find distressing. Please contact museum@rcsed.ac.uk for more information.

Booking Link: http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/event-details/battlefield-pathology-in-the-first-world-war

In partnership with the Scottish Parliament and Surgeons’ Hall Museums Each new era in warfare is accompanied by advances in weaponry that can mean new types of wounds or more severe wounds. In the First World War, flamethrowers and poison gas were used on a large scale for the first time and this talk by Professor Ken Donaldson will examine the c…

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So you want to be a Surgeon?!

Date(s): 7 April 2016

Time: 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Cost: £3.50 per child (must be accompanied by an adult)

Age Restrictions: 9+

Booking Link: http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/event-details/so-you-want-to-be-a-surgeon

This event is now SOLD OUT!EMERGENCY! There’s been a motorcycle accident and the driver has been brought to hospital.  Scrub up like a surgeon and learn how to treat them. By using real surgical instruments and real surgical techniques, YOU will treat their injuries.  Have you got it in you to save a life? This is a family activity where adults …

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So you want to be a Surgeon?!

Date(s): 5 April 2016

Time: 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Cost: £3.50 per child (must be accompanied by an adult)

Age Restrictions: 9+

Booking Link: http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/event-details/so-you-want-to-be-a-surgeon

This event is now SOLD OUT!EMERGENCY! There’s been a motorcycle accident and the driver has been brought to hospital.  Scrub up like a surgeon and learn how to treat them. By using real surgical instruments and real surgical techniques, YOU will treat their injuries.  Have you got it in you to save a life? This is a family activity where adults …

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