A guest blog post by Irene Diego-Rodríguez, University of Alcalá  During the Middle Ages, it was assumed that man was a microcosm of the universe and, as a result, medieval society merged the art of Astrology with a wide… Read More ›
This category was used for posts created by special collections staff before August 2016. Since then all posts are categorised as Archives and Special Collections posts.
A guest blog post by Shauna Haynes, Renaissance Art MLitt work placement student Following on from my initial exploration of author portraits in the Hunterian Library, my second blog focuses on some other features of the Quintus Curtius: History of… Read More ›
This guest post is an accompaniment to the Flickr set “Seeing the Reformation: Religion and the Printed Image in Early Modern Europe” and was written by Jarkko Tanninen, Junior Honours in History of Art on Student Placement in Archives and… Read More ›
A guest blog post by Shauna Haynes, Renaissance Art MLitt work placement student My work placement in Special Collections this term focused on a study of decorated initials in illuminated manuscripts and incunabula in the Hunterian Library. This study culminates… Read More ›
A guest blog post by Jarkko Tanninen, History of Art Junior Honours student on work placement in Special Collections. I was fortunate to be selected for an eight-week long work placement at the University of Glasgow Library’s Special Collections department,… Read More ›
International Day of Women and Girl’s in Science: A Celebration of Glasgow University’s Women that Broke the Mould
Today is International Day of Women and Girl’s in Science, an event recognised to encourage the development of women in an underrepresented industry. According to the United Nations, a study conducted in 14 countries states that, “the probability for… Read More ›