Hunterian Associates Programme

A student is giving a presentation in the museum. A crowd of people stand facing her to listenThe Hunterian Associates Programme, formerly shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Award in Outstanding Support for Early Career Researchers, reaches across diverse disciplines at the University. Projects completed since 2012 are listed alphabetically in the Hunterian Associates projects A-Z.

HAP 2020/21 produced seven fascinating projects which you can explore via links below.  Drawing on the collections of The Hunterian and  Archives & Special Collections, the projects feature art and artefacts spanning the 16th, 19th and 20th centuries and touch on a variety of themes: migration, historical and contemporary (mis)perceptions about alcohol in Scotland, 19th century representations of indigenous objects from North America and the stories behind artists from the former USSR whose art now resides in the West.

Programme Suspension for review, Autumn 2022

In order to ensure that researcher engagement activities complement our core programme in a time efficient and mutually beneficial way, The Hunterian is reviewing this programme along with other forms of researcher engagement.  

UofG Postgraduate researchers wishing to discuss ways of connecting their research with The Hunterian, can do so by contactiTaken from above the scene looking down, we can see student standing in ground floor foyer of the museum, in front of a display case.  A crowd of people stand listening to the Learning Manager (details below). 
Searching our collections online is a good way to start your exploration. For research access to our collections please visit Access to our Collections


Ruth Fletcher, Learning Manager, The Hunterian

Telephone: 0141 330 6660

Images from top:
Mona O'Brien, "Pox and Prejudice" HAP 2016; Ruth Turner, "Objects of Reminiscence", 

Recent Projects