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  • Archive Collections in the North – Global Change
    Archives Hub feature for June 2021 June’s Archives Hub feature is the result of animated discussions between members of Academic Libraries North (formerly Northern Collaboration) Special Interest Group for Special Collections and Archives. We chose Global Change as an overarching idea and asked group members to pick a collection that spoke to this theme. Far...
  • Enhancing Access to the Leeds Archive of Vernacular Culture (LAVC) at the University of Leeds
    Archives Hub feature for May 2021 The LAVC is a unique, nationally important collection that holds all the materials from the internationally renowned Survey of English Dialects (SED) as well as the archives of the University’s former Leeds Institute of Dialect and Folk Life Studies (IDFLS). It is currently the subject of a 3-year project...
  • Robert Owen collection at the Co-operative Heritage Trust Archive
    Archives Hub feature for April 2021 This May is the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Owen (1771-1858).  Known to many as the Father of Co-operation, Owen left an extensive legacy which is shown in the collection held by the Co-operative Heritage Trust. Born in Newtown, Wales Owen moved to London in 1784 aged...

RSS Dame Cicely Saunders Cataloguing project, King’s College London

  • Happy birthday, Cicely: welcome to your archive!
    To mark what would have been Cicely Saunders’ 98th birthday, I’m pleased to announce that the archives of this inspirational …Continue reading →
  • Palliative Care Records Workshop
    On 15th December 2015, King’s College London Archives hosted a workshop on palliative care records to mark the completion of …Continue reading →
  • Christmas at St Christopher’s
    Christmas at St Christopher’s Hospice was a special and poignant time of year for patients, their families and staff at …Continue reading →

RSS London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives blog

RSS Lothian Health Services Archive

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RSS Museum of the Mind blog

RSS Remedia

  • Vitamin B Complexities
    By Karen Reeds This post is part of the series ‘What Should I Eat? Why?’ commissioned in collaboration with H-Net Nutrition by series editors Kristen Ann Ehrenberger and Lisa Haushofer. Posts will appear simultaneously on both sites. Please visit and
  • What Should I Eat?: The Influence of a Food Editor
    By Kimberly Wilmot Voss This post is part of the series ‘What Should I Eat? Why?’ commissioned in collaboration with H-Net Nutrition by series editors Kristen Ann Ehrenberger and Lisa Haushofer. Posts will appear simultaneously on both sites. Please visit
  • What Should I Not Eat? Cleansing Foods
    By Cristina Hanganu-Bresch This post is part of the series ‘What Should I Eat? Why?’ commissioned in collaboration with H-Net Nutrition by series editors Kristen Ann Ehrenberger and Lisa Haushofer. Posts will appear simultaneously on both sites. Please visit and

RSS Royal College of Surgeons of England Library blog

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RSS Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Historical Collections Blog

RSS The Anatomy Lab

  • The ongoing, man-made pandemic that kills millions every year
    Our Senior Research Fellow, Professor Ken Donaldson, takes a look at the history of smoking. Imagine a pandemic that will kill about 75,000 people in the UK this year, killed the same number last year and the year before that, and in the preceding 50 years and will kill a similar number in 2022, 2023... […]
  • The French connection between Louis Pasteur and Joseph Lister’s eureka moment that lead to victory over infection.
    Our Senior Research Fellow, Professor Ken Donaldson, looks at how Joseph Lister was inspired by Louis Pasteur’s swan neck flasks. By the nineteenth century the origins of living things had become the interest of scientists, with many rejecting the old belief that life could develop from non-living matter – the so called ‘spontaneous generation’ of... […]
  • Meet our Project Artist!
    With our new Body Voyager galleries set to open this summer we would like to introduce you all to Inês-Hermione Mulford, Project Artist for Body Voyager. Inês is an Edinburgh based realist painter who graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a BA (Hons) in Painting in in 2016 and in 2018 she graduated from... […]

RSS The John Rylands Library Special Collection Blog

RSS TIHR Archive Project

  • #13 Social Dreaming Matrix: Covid-19 – a year on. Notes from 10th June 2021
      SDM 13 – 10 June 2021 Dreams: 10 Associations: 42 Themes and Hypothesis This matrix felt very heavy. What are the best ways to be in nature and society Fear of the future – of a less human future, fear of change, fear of doing things differently, Fear of contamination –  hybrids, cuckoos in […]
  • # 12 Social Dreaming Matrix: Covid-19 a year on. Notes from 3rd June 2021
    Hosts: Rachel Kelly, Debra Noumair, Carlos Remotti-Breton, Juliet Scott Dreamers: 32 or 33 Dreams: 11 Associations: 53 Themes and Hypothesis No 3: Father, son and holy ghost; priest What it means to be a practitioner right now – desire for this sensemaking space – privileged but essential. Regular people – from India, US, UK, Europe – […]
  • # 11 Social Dreaming Matrix: Covid-19 a year on. Notes from 27 May 2021
    Hosts: Eliat Aram, Franca Fubini, Monica Velarde, Uma Ravikumar  9 dreams and about 35 associations D1:  I was in a theater and on the stage,  there were 3 entertainers, 2 men and a woman. They were multitalented they could sing, dance, play music. He was very pleased with the offer. At the end of the […]

RSS University of Stirling Archives

RSS Wellcome Library

  • Goodbye from Wellcome Library blog
    It’s goodbye from the Wellcome Library blog. The blog is closing and will no longer be updated. Thank you to those that have read the blog, shared it and posted comments. I hope all our readers have enjoyed being able… Continue reading
  • Close encounters: a manuscripts workshop
    A free manuscripts workshop for PhD students at Wellcome Collection, 01 June 2018 Engaging with an artefact from the past is often a powerful experience, eliciting emotional and sensory, as well as analytical, responses. Researchers in the library at Wellcome… Continue reading
  • Arabo-Persian physiological theories in late Imperial China
    The last seminar in the 2017–18 History of Pre-Modern Medicine seminar series takes place on Tuesday 27 February. Speaker: Dr Dror Weil (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin) Bodies translated: the circulation of Arabo-Persian physiological theories in late… Continue reading