Insight Talks

Insight Talks

 A series of lunchtime talks given by experts from The Hunterian and the University of Glasgow.  

These talks offer an insight into The Hunterian's world class collections and current research at the University of Glasgow. 

The talks last approximately 10 minutes and take place every Tuesday at 1.00pm in various Hunterian locations.

Admission is free and all are welcome!

A list of previous Insight Talks can be found here.

Mackintosh Architecture Lunchtime Talks can be found here.


Further adventures in Africa
Date: 14 October 2014
Time: 1.00pm
Speaker: Dr Sally Anne Coupar and Monica Callaghan, The HunterianLocation:
Hunterian Museum
Black History Month talk


Taking the bite out of Malaria
Date: 21 October 2014
Time: 1.00pm
Speaker: Dr Heather Ferguson, Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
Location: Hunterian Museum
Black History Month talk


Colonial Caricatures? The Sculptures of Thomas Ona
Date: 28 October 2014
Time: 1.00pm
Speaker: Rosie Spooner, Hunterian Associate
Location: Hunterian Museum
Black History Month talk


The biggest crystal in The Hunterian collections
Date: 4 November 2014
Time: 1.00pm
Speaker: Dr John Faithfull, The Hunterian
Location: Hunterian Museum


Dunfermline as a Royal Mausoleum
Date: 11 November 2014
Time: 1.00pm
Speaker: Professor Dauvit Broun, Scottish History
Location: Hunterian Museum
The Lost Tomb of Robert the Bruce talk


History, Fiction, Fantasy: The Making of Past Worlds
Date: 18 November 2014
Time: 1.00pm
Speaker: Ioulia Kolovou, Hunterian Associate
Location: Hunterian Art Gallery


Object Lessons: Teaching Aid to Museum Piece
Date: 25 November 2014
Time: 1.00pm
Speaker: Rosie Spooner, Hunterian Associate
Location: Hunterian Museum


Robert the Bruce Tomb Visualisation Project
Date: 2 December 2014
Time: 1.00pm
Speaker: Alastair Rawlinson, Digital Design Studio, Glasgow School of Art
Location: Hunterian Museum
The Lost Tomb of Robert the Bruce talk


Shocking Medicine? - Edwardian electrotherapy devices
Date: 9 December 2014
Time: 1.00pm
Speaker: Dr Nicky Reeves, The Hunterian
Location: Hunterian Museum


Please note, our talks schedule stops on 9 December for the Christmas holiday, resuming on 13 January 2015.