Posts by Harriet Gaston

Reception marks Drever Scholarship and donation to The Hunterian

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A staff post by Dr Nicky Reeves, Curator of Scientific Instruments at The Hunterian. On Monday, February 12, 2018 The Hunterian was delighted to attend a reception hosted by The Principal to acknowledge the bequest to the School of Physics and Astronomy of £500,000 from the estate of Professor Ronald Drever to fund a scholarship… Continue reading

Showcasing EMOTIVE storytelling about Romans at the Antonine Wall at European Researchers’ Night – Explorathon 2017

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A staff post by Dr Maria Economou and Hilary Young from the University of Glasgow EMOTIVE team. European Researchers’ Night, or Explorathon as it is known across Scotland, has become an established event in researchers’ public engagement calendar going from strength to strength across Europe since 2005 when it started, and since 2014 in Scotland.… Continue reading

Aluminium in Scotland: The Alcan Collection

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A staff post by Jesper Ericsson, Curatorial Assistant at The Hunterian. The production of aluminium in Scotland stretches back more than a century. Harnessing hydroelectric power, it beckoned a new era of industry for the Highlands, seen previously as a remote and inaccessible part of the country. A lightweight and versatile metal, Scottish aluminium was… Continue reading