13 May 2013: Book Launch

Issued: Mon, 15 Apr 2013 16:28:00 BST

Imaging and Imagining the Fetus: The Development of Obstetric Ultrasound

Time: 6pm (refreshments from 5.30pm)

Venue: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow Library Reading Room, 2nd Floor, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ

Speakers: Dr Nick Hopwood (History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge)
and Professor Stuart Campbell (Create Health, London)

Malcolm Nicolson and John Fleming's book tells the story of the development of obstetric ultrasound in Glasgow, from the earliest experiments with industrial flaw detectors to the diffusion of the technology throughout the British hospital system and beyond, and the impact that ultrasound imaging had on the concepts of the fetus, both clinically and culturally. Find out more.

If you are interested in attending please RSVP to marguerite.dupree@glasgow.ac.uk