At 11.00am today students from the College of Science and Engineering will be graduating from the University of Glasgow. To celebrate, we thought it would be interesting to look back at some international engineers who graduated BSc 100 years ago…… Read More ›
Archives and Special Collections
This category is used for posts created by archives and special collections staff from August 2016.
One name dominates Hunter’s library catalogue in the ‘G’ section of William Hunter’s library: Galen.
Galen (129-c. 210) was a Greek philosopher-physician who summarised anatomical learning up to his time and added his own observations on human anatomy based on dissections of monkeys and pigs. Galen was influenced by the theory of the humours advocated by Hippocrates and other ancient Greek physicians.
Guest blog by Anita Quye, Senior Lecturer in Conservation Science at the University’s Centre for Textile Conservation and Technical Art History. Her work on the Dye-versity project has combined textile history and chemical analysis to further our understanding of synthetic dyes… Read More ›