Monday, 23 November 2015

Friday, 16 October 2015

Anatomy Art Exhibition: 300 Years Inside Anatomy - what do we know and what is to come?

For the 10th year running, The Gordon Museum and the Anatomy Department are collaborating to present their annual art and science exhibition.
As 2015 is the 300th anniversary of the study of Anatomy at Guy's and King's and St. Thomas'

The exhibition of the new work will be on show for two weeks in The Gordon Museum, Guy's Campus, between 2nd - 11th December 2015.
Staff and students in the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, Nursing & Midwifery and the Dental Institute will exhibit their work.

Lectures in Life Sciences: The Origin of our Species

Chris Stringer Natural History Museum
November 5th 

5.00 6.00 pm

Percy Roberts Room    
Gordon Museum      

Followed by a drinks reception in    The Museum of Life Sciences    All welcome

Monday, 21 September 2015

"A Life of Endings", Exhibition and Book

An insight into the hidden world of the Dissecting Room and Gordon Museum of Pathology at King's College London.

Drawings, photographs and words by Kevin Acott, Alban Low and Harvey Wells with contributions from Adam Wahba, Bill Mudge and Jodie Acott

Published by Sampson Low

Monday, 10 August 2015

Widening participation grant for Museum of Life Sciences and Anatomy Department

Dr Gillian Sales, curator of the Museum of Life Sciences and the Department of Anatomy have been jointly awarded a grant for their project ‘Inspiring Aspiration in Science’ from Widening Participation at King's College London.

This project will develop science-based teaching resources for 10-14 year olds to use in the Museum of Life Sciences, alongside delivering a series of workshops to pupils in years 7-9.

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Hands-on Anatomy Academy June 23 to July 23

The Anatomy Department is offering students at King's College London a unique opportunity to develop and refine dissection skills and knowledge in a free-of-charge 4 weeks summer academy. The course focuses on practical dissection skills for the development of topographical and applied anatomical knowledge. 

Application by June 15th can be made to Mandeep Gill via the virtual campus.

Queen's Birthday Honour for Professor Susan Standring

Professor Susan Standring, former Head of the Anatomy Department, now Emeritus Professor and Editor-in-Chief of Gray's Anatomy received an MBE in this year's Birthday Honours.

Friday, 29 May 2015

Two Anatomical Society Summer Studentship successes

The Anatomical Society has awarded Summer Studentships to two undergraduate students in the Anatomy Department 

  • Toby Andrews "The developmental basis of branchial anomalies" to work with Professor Anthony Graham
  • Tom Baxter "A genetic anatomy of the inhibitory neurons in the avian first order auditory nuclei" to work with Dr Richard Wingate

Monday, 11 May 2015

Service of Thanksgiving for Body Donation: May 15th

The annual service of thanksgiving for all who donated their bodies to medical and biomedical education will be held at Southwark Cathedral at 11 am on Friday May 15th. The service is organised by the London Anatomy Office on behalf of the London and South East Committee of Anatomists

Friday, 8 May 2015

Lectures in Life Sciences: From DNA to diversity: did new genes drive animal evolution?

Professor Peter Holland 
Department Zoology, University of Oxford

Thursday May 21st at 5.00 pm in the Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Hodgkin Building, Guy's Campus

Thursday, 12 March 2015

Lectures in Life Sciences: New tools in Forensic Science: the role of the biosciences

Dr Patricia Wiltshire

Thursday 29th March 5.00pm

Percy Robert’s Room    
Gordon Museum
Hodgkin Building    
Guy’s Campus

Thursday, 26 February 2015

Parallel Practice outcomes

The Parallel Practices makers-in-residence scheme at the Anatomy Department ended in December 2014. Some of the outcomes:

Short piece Richard Wingate and Tamsin van Essen in the March/April edition of Ceramic Review Magazine

Interview with Tamsin van Essen, Celia Pym and other project artists in Crafts Magazine (issue 253)

David Beazley's short film about the Parallel Practices project.

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Parallel Practices: photographs and film

The Parallel Practices art and science collaborations in the Anatomy Department generated enormous interest over their short run.

You can see some of the outcomes of the residencies in a pictorial collection for Celia Pym and a short film for Tamsin van Essen