Anatomy@Edinburgh attends a Celebration of Global Surgery

On Tuesday 1st May Anatomy@Edinburgh attended the Celebration of Global Surgery, held at Chancellor's Building, the University of Edinburgh.

Anatomy@Edinburgh showcased the innovative teaching resources employed in Anatomy at the University of Edinburgh to aid students’ learning. Staff met with Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and discussed the different ways in which learning resources could be used to help a student’s understanding of the human body. 

...the day was a great opportunity to showcase the breadth and depth of Anatomy teaching and research in Edinburgh, and was met with genuine interest and enthusiasm by The Princess Royal...

Mr Ross JonesLecturer in Clinical and Surgical Anatomy

As part of the Celebration of Global Surgery, Malcolm MacCallum and Ruth Pollitt from the Anatomical Museum displayed items from the historic collection representing Edinburgh’s history and global influence in surgery. Items included a document written by Alexander Monro Primus dated from 1720s, and medals and awards from the collection of Joseph Lister.

Anatomy@Edinburgh meet HRH The Princess Royal

From right to left: Victoria McCulloch, Professor Gordon Findlater, Mr Ross Jones, Professor Thomas Gillingwater, Professor Peter Mathieson, Principal & Vice-Chancellor, HRH The Princess Royal, and Professor O James Garden, Regius Chair of Clinical Surgery.

Photo taken by Douglas Robertson.

Related links

Global Surgery: Anatomy Exhibits video