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'Promoting and undertaking high quality research in order to contribute to the development of the historical discipline and to historical understanding in the field of public health policy.'

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'The Centre for Medical History hosts a series of internal seminars each term, with a variety of speakers from within and outside the University. Everyone is welcome to attend these seminars.'

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'From Gloucestershire in the 1790s to Somalia in the 1970s, Dr Jenner’s House, Museum and Garden traces the impact of one of the pivotal events in world history, in the place where it happened. This is the house where Edward Jenner, pioneer of vaccination against smallpox, lived and told the world about his work. Less than 200 years later, smallpox had been eradicated, with countless lives saved in the process.' Hold a series of monthly talks.

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'The Society continues to meet on the second Wednesday of each month between October and May where supper can be taken before a lecture, the themes of which are mainly medical ... The membership is mainly medical but also contains a wide cross section of people from all walks of life who have an interest in the current trends in medicine and its associated fields,'

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Alert 'The Hunterian Museum is closed to the public until 2021 while the Royal College of Surgeons building is redeveloped. When we reopen we look forward to welcoming the public into new, fully accessible spaces that will tell the history and ongoing story of surgery.'

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'Aims to promote the life and works of Dr John Snow, the pioneer of epidemiological method and celebrated anaesthetist. As outlined in the Constitution, the Society has a serious intent, publishing news, collecting facts and dates related to the life and works of John Snow and organising the Annual Pumphandle Lecture Series, but it also aims to provide a communication network for epidemiologists and those trained in the Snow tradition throughout the world.

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‘The go-to-guide for collections, libraries and expertise relating to the history of medicine ... The members of this group, London Museums of Health and Medicine, are happy to receive your feedback and questions about ... museum activities, events and services ...’

 

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‘One of the most extensive collections of medical artefacts in England ... We take part in events and festivals in the Manchester area. Through our Artefact Talks event series we invite historians, practitioners and artists to present their research around objects in the collection. Everyone is welcome to attend these events.‘

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Range of talks, lectures, demonstrations: 'All events are included in Museum admission and are presented by Museum curatorial staff, unless otherwise stated'.

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'Our series of talks are organised jointly with the British Society for the History of Pharmacy. Admission is free and all are welcome ... Please contact us to put your name on the guest list.'

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Occasional talks and related events.

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Have organized monthly Medicine and History Lectures, Saturday mornings: 'The lectures are suitable for those with little or no knowledge of the subject.' £14 (£12 concessions) with 10% discount for Friends of the Thackray Museum. Pre-booking is essential.

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'Something new happens in Wellcome Collection every week. Events vary from intimate discussions about issues such as adolescent depression, to provocative debates about obesity and live shows from leading British performance artists. Through our free talks, screenings, performances and debates, you will have the opportunity to join leading experts and unravel big ideas around medicine, health and wellbeing ... Most events are free and take place in our dedicated events space, the Forum, on the first floor. Look out for occasional large-scale thematic events that make the most of the whole building.'

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‘Membership of the Society is open to members of the medical profession and pharmacists. Others working in fields associated with medicine may also be considered ... You must be recommended for membership by a member of the Court of Assistants or two of the Society’s Freemen who know you well ... The Society runs a full social dining and meeting programme, and the Livery Committee organises monthly visits and events, all of which are restricted to members of the Society. In addition, the Faculties hold a series of Eponymous Lectures and buffet suppers that are open to the public.‘

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