Medicine and Pharmacy in 19th Century Ireland

Apothecaries Hall of Dublin, Established 1791 

Charles Lucas Memorial Lecture in the History of Medicine and Therapeutics

As part of St Luke’s Day Symposium

Thursday 20th October, 10 am

The Heritage Centre, RCPI, Kildare Street.

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Medicine and Pharmacy in 19th Century Ireland: From Doctoring in the Dark to Rational Therapeutics.

Dr Brian Cleary, Chief Pharmacist, Rotunda Hospital, Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, RCSI.

This talk will trace the development of medicine and pharmacy during the 19th century from the early materia medica based predominantly on pre-scientific humoral models to rational therapeutics with the introduction of novel medications. This progress will be traced from the viewpoint of key local and international figures in 19th century medicine and case based presentations on the increasing therapeutic options as the century progressed

Maths Week: Here’s looking at Euclid

As part of Maths Week 2015, Marsh’s Library is delighted to present ‘Here’s Looking at Euclid’, a public talk by Professor Robin Wilson.

Date: Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 6.30pm – 7.30pm

Tickets: Free event, booking is recommended as there are limited seats.

 Tickets are available at Eventbrite 

More information about the talk and Professor Robin Wilson can be found on Marsh’s Library website