Tag: Edinburgh University
Exhibition Review – Anatomy: A Matter of Death and Life
Written by Tristan Craig. Exploring the long, and at times bloody, history of medical practice, ‘Anatomy: A Matter of Death and Life’ offers a fresh glimpse into the lives and minds of those who shaped the discipline. Tristan Craig discusses the National of Museum of Scotland’s latest exhibition and the enduring legacy of Edinburgh’s most…
An Ode to Edinburgh
Written by Mhairi Ferrier. Retrospect’s columnist discusses her time at the University of Edinburgh and offers some tips to incoming students.
The Peter Higgs Plaque and its Background
Written by Kat Jivkova. Peter Higgs, the physicist responsible for the discovery of the Higgs boson, is celebrated in a plaque at his former Edinburgh residence. Now an Emeritus Professor at the University of Edinburgh, Higgs’ exceptional advancements in the field saw him awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2013.
The Great War Column: The University of Edinburgh, Rudyard Kipling, and the Great War
Written by Ashleigh Jackson. The University of Edinburgh, like many other institutions across the country, did not escape the Great War unscathed. A Roll of Honour was published in 1921, after the cessation of hostilities, to commemorate the fallen alumni of the university. This record provides a wealth of information for those hoping to research…