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The HOPE Foundation is the College’s charitable foundation. 100% of donations to HOPE go directly towards health-related projects locally, nationally and internationally.

All of our Medical Heritage Events are in support of the HOPE Foundation. To find out more and to support HOPE, visit: https://hope.rcpsg.ac.uk/


Medical Heritage Events

Each year the Heritage Team delivers a series of medical heritage events to showcase some of our incredible medical history collections, and explore the history of medicine in Glasgow and beyond!

The Medical Heritage Events programme features a range of fascinating talks, interactive workshops, and engaging open afternoons.

The Autumn/Winter programme 2022 can be seen below.

Date: 05 October - 06 October 2022

Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Description: Join the heritage team for an introductory workshop on our extensive medical heritage collections.


Date: 19 October 2022

Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Description: Join us and Dr Emilie Taylor-Pirie as we trace the life and works of the enigmatic Sir Ronald Ross and his contribution to medicine, society and culture.


Date: 19 November 2022

Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Description: What do cows have to do vaccination? Who did the first vaccine, and what for? What did vaccination look like in the 1800s? And why is it so important today? Find out at this interactive zine-making workshop!


Date: 07 December 2022

Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Description: Experience the College like you never have before with our first ever Twilight Tour!