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Tickets available for September events

21 June 2016

Tickets are now available for two exciting events in September. We're delighted to be hosting Coming of Age - The Legacy of Dolly at 20 with The Roslin Institute on the 1st September. You will be able to spend an evening with Professor Sir Ian Wilmut (University of Edinburgh), Professor Angelika Schnieke (Technical University Munich) and Nobel Priz…

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Award Success for Surgeons' Hall Museums

20 May 2016

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh’s Lister Project at has been recognised as the best permanent exhibition in the UK at the prestigious Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence 2016. The Lister Project involved a complete refurbishment of the museum with many more objects on display, fresh interpretation and modern AV and interactive el…

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Exceptional & Extraordinary - Unruly Bodies and Minds in the Medical Museum

22 March 2016

Surgeons' Hall Museums are delighted to be hosting the only Scottish date of Exceptional & Extraordinary - Unruly Minds in the Medical Museum on the 15th June 2016. Since humans first appeared on earth no two have ever been the same. Yet somewhere along the way, certain bodies and minds came to be highly valued whilst others became viewed as pr…

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New Events for 2016

22 March 2016

We are excited to be announcing our new events for 2016.  We are delighted to be hosting partnership talks with The Scottish Parliament, firstly with Christine Short on Elsie Inglis and the Scottish Women's Hospital, and then with Professor Ken Donaldson on Battlefield Pathology in the First World War.  We're teaming up with Edinburgh Napier Univ…

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Digital modelling of human skull from Culloden

16 March 2016

As the 270th anniversary of the fateful Battle of Culloden approaches, archaeologists from conservation charity the National Trust for Scotland have joined with The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh to apply the latest technology to one of its unfortunate victims. The top section of a skull of what is thought to be someone who met their demise…

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