Insights: A Series of Lectures Spanning Historic and Contemporary Medicine

5 October 2019 until 7 March 2020

How do medical innovations change our lives? Explore fascinating themes with our expert speakers throughout October 2019, through to March 2020.

You can book the whole series here

Saturday 2nd November:

A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood, Rose George

Something in the Blood, David Tompkins

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Saturday 7th December:

Medecins Sans Frontieres Present Their Experiences of Delivering Emergency Aid Abroad 

The Nuclear Climate and its Impact on Health, Dr. Frank Boulton

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Saturday 4th January:

Living with Tuberculosis in the Past: The Bioarcheological and Historical Evidence, Prof. Charlotte Roberts

TB in England in the 21st Century: Going, But Not Gone, Dr. Eduardo Moya

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Saturday 1st February:

Health and Contraception, Dr. Manisha Singh

The History of the Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections Before the Antibiotic Era, Dr. Michael Waugh

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Saturday 7th March:

Malignant Disease in Antiquity, Prof. Tony Waldron

Cancer Medicine in the 21st Century – Promises and Pitfalls, Dr. Alan Anthony

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If you are a student and would like to claim your free place on one of our lectures, please contact Please be aware that these spaces are limited and reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.

View the Insights leaflet for more info, download PDF