23 November: New paper Potpourri as a sustainable plant product: identity, origin, and conservation status
30 October: New grant The flora of ancient Iraq: a scientific approach to ancient texts see News
15 October: Royal Society of Biology Award: Curating Biocultural Collections: see News
12 June: Major AHRC-funded project to study Pacific barkcloth: see press release
Tuesday 13 October 2015, 8pm. 'Plants, empire and exploration: Historic art and artefacts in Kew's Economic Botany Collection' at Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution
Wednesday 14 October 2015, all-day meeting on Trade, Discovery and Influences in the History of Herbal Medicine, at the Wellcome Trust, London. My talk is on 'Trade in materia medica: Evidence from the Kew Collection 1841-1980'. Details and booking
- TALK: Tropical plants in British pharmacy, 9 February 2015, 17.30.
I will explore how tropical plants and their properties were discovered and transmitted to Britain, alongside the role of institutions such as Kew in translating these discoveries into everyday medicines. This will be a much extended version of the short talk I gave at the Royal College of Physicians last summer.
Organised by the British Society for the History of Pharmacy. All welcome, no charge. Refreshments from 17.00
Held at ROYAL PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY 1 LAMBETH HIGH STREET • LONDON SE1 7JN Map
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