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  • 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...
  • A Selection of Archives to mark International Women’s Day
    To mark International Women’s Day on 8th March, here is a selection of archives featuring women who have excelled and been highly influential in many different fields. Daphne Oram (1925-2003), composer and musician The Daphne Oram Archive, held at Goldsmiths, University of London, comprises papers, personal research, correspondence and photographs documenting the life and work...
  • Researching LGBTQ+ History at North East Wales Archives
    Have you ever wondered what LGBTQ+ archives might be held at North East Wales Archives (NEWA)?  Today, we would like to shine the spotlight on some of the initiatives which are helping Wales to uncover the LGBTQ+ heritage held within our archives.   It can be quite a challenge to find records of this type of...

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

  • eJournals – making the most of online journal platforms
    Library & Archives Service blog The pandemic has meant a lot of changes with how the Library is delivering its... Library & Archives Service blog - News & features from LAS
  • Joseph Sonnabend collection
    Library & Archives Service blog We were very sad to hear about the death of Dr Joseph Sonnabend on 24... Library & Archives Service blog - News & features from LAS
  • E-books and how to use them
    Library & Archives Service blog This year we have received a lot of enquiries from students and staff, including some... Library & Archives Service blog - News & features from LAS

RSS Lothian Health Services Archive

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 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... […]
  • A shot of polio-infected rat brain please, barman!
    In this blog our Senior Research Fellow, Professor Ken Donaldson, explores the history of the polio vaccine. This blog describes the history of the development of the polio vaccine. It was developed in the middle of the 20th century at a stage when our knowledge of the immune response and how viruses behaved in the... […]

RSS The John Rylands Library Special Collection Blog

RSS TIHR Archive Project

  • #3 Social Dreaming Matrix: Covid-19 a year on. Notes from 1st April 21
    43 dreamers  17 Dreams  29 Associations  THEMES  The official party line vs actual experience: Idea of not knowing who is going to be helpful and who isn’t- can we trust the lawyer?  People at health club aren’t listening… is it all just a game?  Dependence/distrust of technology: Can’t be without laptops and computers etc- information […]
  • #2 Social Dreaming Matrix: Covid-19 a year on. Notes from 25th March 21
    Around 56 participants 17 dreams 27 associations but missed some Starts in silence D 1. I am preparing a feast for a large group. Vegetarian cooking. Trying new recipe Did not know what I am doing but did my best. People arrived too early for the feast. Confusing. Preparation was not correct. D 2. 40-50 […]
  • #1 Social Dreaming Matrix: Covid-19 a year on. Notes from 18th March 21
    64 attendees including hosts, facilitators. 9 dreams 64 associations What a matrix! It’s been 8 months since the last matrix in June last year – it feels like a continuation of the first one.  This is the first matrix session of this series – acknowledged at the end – Spring and the anniversary of what […]

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