Being Human/Being Animal

Come listen to me talk about cancer in The Hunterian Museum on the 19th Using the specimens and objects from the collections of the Hunterian Museum, this event will highlight what animals have taught us about ‘being human’ in the histories of health and medicine. Book your free tickets here.

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Excellent Resource at the Wellcome Library

The Medical Officer of Health Reports for London, from 1848 to 1972, provide statistical data about births, deaths and diseases and give historians a unique insight into day-to-day life in the capital. They have been photographed cover-to-cover and turned into text using Optical Character Recognition (OCR). They are arranged by date and by borough, and... Continue Reading →

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