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The Symbiosis between Medicine and Energy

On Friday November 28th at 7.30 pm Professor Francis Duck of the University of Bath and lately of the RUH will explore this symbiosis, in a talk entitled “How Physics has put Energy into Medicine”.

XMAS at BRLSI

Christmas at BRLSI!

Saturday 6th December 2014 from 3pm
Members and Guests welcome.

Cities, Energy and Development

It has been argued that urbanization would lead to the abandoning of fuels like charcoal and firewood. Whether this is so will be discussed by Dr Vanesa Castan Broto of UCL at a meeting in the Science Group energy series on Friday October 31st at 7.30 pm.

BRLSI's Great War Symposium looks at the roles of medicine and women in 1914-18

Modern battlefield medicine was invented in the Great War, while women had active roles at home and nearer to the front line.

Weekend-long Great War Symposium begins at BRLSI

BRLSI's weekend-long Symposium 'The Great War: Responses and Reactions' began with a lecture on The Origins of The Great War by Professor Keith Robbins, former Vice Chancellor of the University of Wales.

 

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Curatorial Curiosities

6-shot percussion pepperbox revolver Clough & Son of Bath

Early six-shooter:This six shot percussion pepperbox revolver was made by Clough & Son of Bath (who were based on Southgate Street), c.1850. It has a fluted barrel block with six numbered chambers, each stamped with London proof marks. The rounded frame, chequered walnut 1-piece grip, and blueing (passivation) of the steel, are all testament to the fine craftsmanship of this piece.