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The Lister Project - Update

5 December 2014

Director of Heritage Chris Henry provides an update on the project to restore the College’s ‘Playfair’ Building. Anyone visiting the RCSEd at the moment will notice that the College’s main building – the Playfair – is encased in a new skin of steel poles and nylon netting. This is the strongest evidence yet that the Lister Project is forging ahead…

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Talks and Events at Surgeons' Hall Museum this November

1 November 2014

This month we have our Remembrance Day talk on the 11th of November with Yvonne McEwen, and our St. Andrew's Day talk on the 28th of November with Gordon Findlater. Yvonne McEwen will discuss the much-neglected story of the Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS) during the First World War, whilst Professor Gordon Findlater of…

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Val McDermid & Sue Black at Surgeons' Hall Museum

21 October 2014

Blackwell’s Bookshop and the Surgeons’ Hall Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh are delighted to welcome best-selling author Val McDermid and forensic anthropologist Sue Black. Bestselling crime writer Val McDermid picks up the scalpel to uncover the secrets of forensic medicine, from the crime scene to the courtroom. She will be joi…

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Anthony Horowitz at Surgeons Hall Museum

2 October 2014

Blackwell’s Bookshop and Surgeons’ Hall Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh are delighted to welcome best-selling author Anthony Horowitz to Edinburgh! Join us as he chats about his new novel, Moriarty, his second venture into the world of Arthur Conan Doyle’s after The House of Silk, published in 2011. SHERLOCK HOLMES IS DEAD. Days a…

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Midlothian Science Festival

11 September 2014

During October, and as part of the Midlothian Science Festival, Surgeons' Hall Museum, in partnership with Edinburgh University will bring it's touring exhibition ‘Words and Deeds, Weapons and Wounding’ to Mayfield Library in Dalkeith.The exhibition and associated activities are free of charge. Selected activities will be taking place at the venue …

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