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 to The Hunterian Insight Talks is free.

All welcome!

A list of previous Insight Talks can be found here.


Henry Smeathman in Sierra Leone, 1771- 1774: collecting insects and colonising
Date: Tuesday 8 April 2014
Time: 1.00pm – 1.15pm
Speaker: Geoff Hancock, The Hunterian
Location: Hunterian Museum


Art and beauty in the Renaissance print
Date: Tuesday 15 April 2014
Time: 1.00pm - 1.15pm
Speaker: Genevieve Warwick
Location: Hunterian Art Gallery


Making tracks in Dorset: The Hunterian's dinosaur footprints
Date: Tuesday 22 April 2014
Time: 1.00pm – 1.15pm
Speaker: Dr Neil Clark, The Hunterian
Location: Hunterian Museum


What you looking at? Changing attitudes to disability in the Hunterian pathology collections
Date: Tuesday 29 April 2014
Time: 1.00pm – 1.15pm
Speaker: Alexandra Foulds, Hunterian Associate
Location: Anatomy Museum (meet in Anatomy Museum at 1.00pm, or in Hunterian Museum Entrance Hall at 12.50pm)


Venus and victuals
Date: Tuesday 13 May 2014
Time: 1.00pm - 1.15pm
Speaker: Laurence Grove
Location: Hunterian Art Gallery


Great artists and printmaking in the Renaissance
Date: Tuesday 10 June 2014
Time: 1.00pm - 1.15pm
Speaker: Tom Nichols
Location: Hunterian Art Gallery


Turkey Red: Glasgow’s Colourful Textile History
Date: Tuesday 24 June 2014
Time: 1.00pm - 1.15pm
Speaker: Julie Wertz, Hunterian Associate
Location: Hunterian Museum


Small Change, Big Games: Roman artefacts demonstrate that coins celebrating games is a very old tradition 
Date: Tuesday 22 July 2014
Time: 1.00pm - 1.15pm
Speaker: Jennifer Hilder and Sarah Graham, Hunterian Associates
Location: Hunterian Museum


These rags and streaks that master us: Edwin Morgan, Joan Eardley and Glasgow street scenes 
Date: Tuesday 12 August 2014
Time: 1.00pm - 1.15pm
Speaker: Kirsty Strang, Hunterian Associate
Location: Hunterian Art Gallery