History of Medicine Blogroll

RSS Archives Hub

  • Cynefin and the school collections at Carmarthenshire Archives
    Archives Hub feature for April 2024 Work has begun on re-cataloguing the school and education records held by Carmarthenshire Archives.  The collection consists of the records of over 120 elementary schools, as well as school plans, photographs and minutes of various education authorities. Progress has been steady, and we aim to have the catalogues available...
  • Cataloguing the Thackray Museum of Medicine Archive
    Archives Hub feature for March 2024 The Thackray Museum of Medicine houses an incredible collection of 50,000 objects and 25,000 books, journals and catalogues, and the collections focus on responses to people’s medical and healthcare needs – the innovation, enterprise, technology and collective effort to make us well. But it is also home to several...
  • The Open University Archive: An Introduction
    Archives Hub feature for February 2024 About Us Established on the official granting of a Royal Charter in 1969, The Open University turns 55 this year and remains a world leader in distance learning – it is the largest university in the UK by student number. The Open University Archive is housed within the Betty...

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

  • Commemorating a pioneer Health Economist: Professor Jennifer Roberts
    Library, Archive & Open Research Services blog September 1938 – 11 April 2014 Early Career Jennifer Roberts was born into a mining... Library, Archive & Open Research Services blog - News & features from LAORS
  • P-hacking and how to prevent it.
    Library, Archive & Open Research Services blog P-Hacking or data dredging is the practice of analyzing data until you find the results... Library, Archive & Open Research Services blog - News & features from LAORS
  • New way to find your books in the Library!
    Library, Archive & Open Research Services blog With the recent revision of the Barnard classification scheme – which determines where books are... Library, Archive & Open Research Services blog - News & features from LAORS

RSS Lothian Health Services Archive

  • Dear James It's very good to hear from you! N...
    Dear JamesIt's very good to hear from you! Norman Dott did work in the Sick Kids sometimes - funnily enough, so did his brother, Eric: We don't have much from the Sick Kids during your time there, but we may have register entries for you. If you'd like us to look into this, please […]
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  • Dr dott ) saved my life in 1947 ,I was just a youn...
    Dr dott ) saved my life in 1947 ,I was just a young child but my parents told me full story from sick kids edinburgh. I am now in my 70's.

RSS Museum of the Mind blog

RSS The Anatomy Lab

  • Conservation Spotlight: Gangrene
    Our Human Remains Conservator Cat Irving tells us more about the recent conservation work she has carried out. Please note there are images of human remains in this post. “The service of the foote Being once gangren’d, is not then respected For what it was before”                           -Shakespeare, Corialanus Two of the recent recipients of... […]
  • Two thousand years of wrong diagnosis
    Our Senior Research Fellow, Professor Ken Donaldson, explores why humoral theory of disease came to an end. Back in antiquity there was no understanding of how the body worked so they had no idea of what was going on under the skin when someone became ill. In these times, long before the advent of antibiotics,... […]
  • Tetanus at the battlefield
    Our Human Remains Conservator, Cat Irving, takes a look at the history behind one of the most famous paintings in our collection, In January 1809 a sorry bunch of men landed on the south coast of England.  They were soldiers who had been forced to retreat across northwest Spain in clothes ill-suited to a particularly... […]