October is Black History Month so this seems an appropriate time to look at the life and work of Jotello Soga the first black member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Jotello Festiri Soga (1865-1906) was born in the Transkei, South Africa, the fifth son of the Reverend Tiyo Soga. Reverend Soga had been educated […]
The beautiful botanical illustration which you may have seen in an earlier post is the work of Jean-Pierre Megnin. It forms part of a collection of material by Megnin, which includes books, manuscripts, drawings and engravings, which the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons acquired in the 1980s. Jean-Pierre Megnin (1828-1905) graduated from Alfort Veterinary School […]
Thousands of visitors of all ages, gathered for the Natural History Museum’s largest ever ‘Science Uncovered’ event. Science institutions all over Europe threw open their doors and stayed up late to bring the general public a little bit closer to Science. With cocktails and a relaxed atmosphere, After Hours at the Natural History Museum has […]
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