Dr Christina Dale – International Women’s Day 2023

Karen Okemiri, Faculty Manager interviews Dr Christina Dale for International Women’s Day 2023  KO: What does it feel like to be the first female President of the Faculty? CD: I am also the first civilian to take on this role. Most of the time I feel a bit of an imposter! I was very keen to […]

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Professor Jane Anderson – International’s Woman’s Day 2023

Maria Ferran, Faculty Manager & Webmaster interviews Professor Jane Anderson for International Women’s Day 2023 MF: What did it feel like to be the second female Master of the Society? JA: First and foremost it was an enormous honour to be elected as the 412th Master of the Society in its 404-year history. That there has only […]

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Welcome to our new Academic Registrar!

On 7 September 2020, the Academic Department of the Society welcomed its new Academic Registrar, Dr Cornelius O’Boyle, to the Hall. Trained as an historian of medicine at Cambridge, Cornelius has published widely in the field of medieval natural philosophy and has lectured extensively in Europe and North America on the interactions between science, religion […]

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Open House 2018

On Sunday 23 September, we opened the doors to welcome everyone in. The day started with a downpour and sunshine in the afternoon. By 3pm we had welcomed 1,151 people through our historic building, some who knew about the Society others it was their first. We spoke to people from all over the world and […]

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Rhino Electives & Rhino Prizes

Rhino Electives The Worshipful Society of Apothecaries is delighted to invite applications from UK medical students for sponsorship to support electives undertaken abroad. In December 2017 the Society celebrated the 400th Anniversary of the granting of its Charter by King James I. To mark this occasion, the Society launched the Rhino Electives, offering support grants […]

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History Day 2018

This post was written by Briony Hudson, Deputy President, Faculty for the History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy, The Worshipful Society of Apothecaries. It is part of a series of posts on the theme of Women’s History in the lead up to History Day 2018. The Society of Apothecaries are delighted to be attending the History Day for […]

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