Meet the Collections Managers TAGS: | | Hannah and I can’t wait to meet some of our users tomorrow, when we do our Pop Up Library session on the 1st floor of the Main Library. We will …Continue reading →

Printed Material Highlights from the Roslin Collection TAGS: | | | With phase I of the Towards Dolly project ending for me, the Rare Books Cataloguer, I thought to look back over the material I’ve worked with and to highlight a …Continue reading →

A Sample of the Roslin Institute’s Cloning Research Post-Dolly: 1998 and 2007 TAGS: | | | As mentioned in a previous post, Dolly, the sheep caused a media sensation in 1997 as the first cloned animal using a nuclear transfer process  and so, I thought it …Continue reading →

Hermann J Muller (1890-1967), American Geneticist: Radiation and Mutation Studies in the USA, USSR and Edinburgh TAGS: | | Continuing with the Soviet –Edinburgh genetics link, this week’s post focuses on the American geneticist and Nobel laureate, Hermann Joseph Muller (1890-1967) known for his work on the physiological and …Continue reading →

Dollymania – Seven Days that Shook the World TAGS: | | | 1997 was quite a significant year for the Roslin Institute with “’Dolly, the sheep, ‘…the first mammal cloned from a cell from an adult animal…generated an amazing amount of interest …Continue reading →

FAE Crew’s Off-Prints (1814-1940) TAGS: | | | In addition to the off-prints of the various past organizations that made up the Roslin Institute, we have FAE Crew’s collection.  The majority of the off-prints in his collection, found …Continue reading →

Wallace on War: WWI Images in the Roslin Glass Slides Collection TAGS: | | In a previous post, I wrote about Professor Robert Wallace, (1853 – 1939), who taught Scientific Agriculture and Rural Economy at the University of Edinburgh and how many of the glass …Continue reading →

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ASCUS talk: Genetics in the Archives: Inspiring New Art TAGS: | | |   Another way we promote the project is by giving talks and last Wednesday we had the exciting opportunity to collaborate with both ASCUS: the Art and Science Collaborative and …Continue reading →

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Collections

Default utility Image Edinburgh Research Archive: March 2021 Edinburgh Research Archive: March 2021 • https://era.ed.ac.uk March saw a record number of downloads for ERA,...
Default utility Image Edinburgh Research Explorer: March 2021 Edinburgh Research Explorer: March 2021 • www.research.ed.ac.uk The dip in download numbers which seemed to inflict...

Projects

Default utility Image Semply the Best: A Collection in Need of Some Love This week’s blog comes from Project Collections Assistants Anna O’Regan, Winona O’Connor and Max Chesnokov...
Default utility Image The Battle of Life: A look at the Dumfriesshire mental health survey “worried, dull and anxious, not quite up to the battle of life.” Widowed female, 45-54...

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