A memorial service for Lady Marion Fraser is being held at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh on 9 February at 11am. Lady Marion Fraser was a significant figure both within the University and in the wider world. She was the… Read More ›
This category was used for posts created by archives staff before August 2016. Since then all posts are categorised as Archives and Special Collections posts.
The 7th of January marks the University’s official Birthday, when Pope Nicholas V issued the Bull that granted the permission for our foundation! Since 2017 is the Scottish Government’s Year of History, Heritage, and Archaeology we thought we would share… Read More ›
Guest blog post by Olivia Howarth, digital preservation trainee with the SCA Opening Up Scotland’s Archives programme Over the past year, I’ve been privileged enough to work on cataloguing the Papers of Reverend James MacMorland, who was a University of… Read More ›
Blog post as part of a series by Maria Amvrosiou for her fourth-year public engagement project. Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) epidemic has been one of most important events in the history of UK. Thousands of cattle had been slaughtered and… Read More ›
Malcolm Ferguson-Smith Part 1: An introduction to his life and involvement in the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy epidemic
Blog post as part of a series by Maria Amvrosiou for her fourth-year public engagement project. Malcolm Ferguson-Smith has been characterised as one of the most innovative and productive scientists of his generation. His tremendous contribution to diagnostics, genetic… Read More ›
Guest blog post by Olivia Howarth, digital preservation trainee with the SCA Opening Up Scotland’s Archives programme. Over the past three weeks I’ve been undergoing a conservation project with the Archive’s conservator Ela, surveying embossing presses in the… Read More ›