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Health and the People

Health and the People

This workshop allows students to study for themselves some of the key books on health and the people. Highlights include Vesalius, Pare and Jenner, among many others.

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About the workshop

This workshop allows students to study the history of medicine, specifically looking at surgery, anatomy, infection and disease and public health. It offers your students a unique opportunity to access resources of both local and international significance. Students will engage with primary source material including the works of Andreas Vesalius and Ambroise Pare.

At certain times of the year it may be possible to extend this workshop with a visit to the School of Medicine.

Suitable for: Key Stages 3 and 4
Subjects: History, Biology and Science
Duration: Half a day to 1 day
Availability: Limited dates throughout the year

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Workshop registration

If you are interested in bringing a group to this workshop please complete the registration form.

To help you plan your visit please make use of the Risk Assessment for Visits form.

What people are saying about this workshop

On the verge of beginning GCSE it's a wonderful taster for them. Primary written and physical evidence was available. It made the history real and immediate...