Our occasional journal The Invisible Light is available to members and in libraries on publication. Pdf versions of many back issues are available on the website. Click the Journal tab above to access them.
Issue No. 38 has just been circulated to members. Contributions include:
We are expecting to have a stand at UKRC in Manchester 9-
The aim of the Society is to stimulate interest in the History of Radiology and artefacts, for the benefit of the members and the public. We are supported by numerous professional bodies and are a registered charity: Charity Number 1012505. For more details click on the BSHR tab. Email email@example.com.
Celebrating 50 years of Angioplasty and its influence in modern day interventional radiology
By Kasim Hussain
4th Year Medical student, Bradford
The groundbreaking research undertaken by Charles Dotter (1920-
Pioneer Greek Female Radiologists (1895-
Christos S. Baltas, Alexia P. Balanika, Hesketh Graeme, Ioannis V. Fezoulidis
In the last decades of the 19th century and the initial decades of the 20th century,
the women’s liberation movement began in Europe and raised the issue of a woman’s
ability to engage in the sciences. It is worth mentioning that the Saint-
The British Society for the History of Medicine was formed in 1965, by representatives of the Section of the History of Medicine of the Royal Society of Medicine, the Faculty of History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London, The Scottish Society for the History of Medicine and the Osler Club of London. It now has a significant number of affiliated societies.
Its objectives are to hold a biennial Congress, to arrange the biennial Poynter lecture (on alternate years with the Congress), to represent the United Kingdom in the affairs of the International Society for the History of Medicine and to encourage study, teaching and research in medical history.
The next Poynter lecture will be held on Wednesday 15th October 2014 at The Wellcome Building Conference Centre, 183 Euston Road, London. Entitled Preaching, Politics and Philanthropy: The Quakers in Pharmacy 1650 to 1900 it will be presented by Dr Stuart Anderson. More details here and on the BSHM website.
Members of BSHR are automatically members of BSHM.
Dr Paul Frame has built up a museum at Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Tennessee
that covers many aspects of atomic and nuclear history: measuring instruments, particularly
those for health physics, are well represented but there is a wide-