Author Archives: Tom Ryan
PSNS will open its remarkable Library, in the Perth Museum and Art Gallery, as part of the 2019 Doors Open Day. The library will be open from 11am to 4pm on 14th and 15th September. Come along and see the … Continue reading
It is well known that the famous D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson was a member of PSNS. However, an unexpected and befitting footnote to Matthew Jarron’s “Curious Minds” talk was the discovery that a former member of our Society, now in her … Continue reading
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/fascinating-collection-old-images-perth-9615869 The PA published a two-page article on Dr Findlay’s photo collection.
Irene Halliburton will talk about the process of drug discovery and progress towards a treatment for Malaria at the University of Dundee.
We all enjoyed Sabine’s talk on Peruvian culture. She has kindly provided handouts of her talk. The first handout is a short description of Sabine’s research into clearances of the indigenous population from their agricultural land by Estate owners. There … Continue reading
Sabine Dedenbach-Salazar is an expert in Latin American studies at Stirling University. She is going to tell us about two fascinating aspects of the indigenous Peruvian culture: the well-know use of Coca leaves and the less-well-known history of the Peruvian … Continue reading
Donald Trump risks mass extinction not seen since dinosaurs, Perth-bound expert warns
We have a really interesting talk coming up this week. Dr Steve Brusatte, of the University of Edinburgh, is going to tell us about the discovery of Dinosaur fossils on Skye. Friday 18th November. 7:30pm in the Souter Theatre, A … Continue reading
On Friday 28th October Matthew Jarron, Curator of Dundee University Museum, will give the second “Curious Minds” talk of the season. Matthew will talk about one of the most remarkable Scottish academics of all time, D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson. Thomson was … Continue reading
Mike Robinson, CEO of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society, gave the introductory talk in the “Curious Minds” lecture series last night. Mike reviewed the evidence for man-made climate change and discussed some of the options that could help avert a … Continue reading