The world's most famous study of the human body is Gray's Anatomy. The accuracy of the descriptions and the stark beauty of the illustrations made it an instant bestseller. The Hunter Brothers' belief that their students could only learn anatomy by carrying out dissections created an unprecedented demand for dead bodies and a market for the growing trade of body-snatching from graveyards.
School of Life Sciences will host the Physiological Society-sponsored 'GL Brown Lecture' on Monday 10th March, 4pm, Kelvin Building Lecture Theatre 222. The Lecture will be delivered by Prof D Eisner, University of Manchester. The lecture will be followed by a 'Cheese & Wine' hosted by the Student Physiological Society.
On Sunday 4 May at 06.35, BBC Radio 4 presenter, Trai Anfield, joins Dr Chris McInerny, School of Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, on a showery, but warm early April morning to seek out these beautiful and captivating reptiles at Loch Lomond.