Night at the Museum of Anatomy – past, present and future

We have a very exciting public engagement (adult only) event called Night at the Museum of Anatomy – Past, Present and Future. It will be held from 18:00-20:00 on the 27th September at the University of Glasgow with partners from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, the School of Simulation and Visualisation, The Glasgow School of Art, the NHS and featuring anatomical, historical and pathology specimens from our Anatomy Facility, as well as body painting, at the University of Glasgow. Click HERE to find out more and be sure to register fast to guarantee your place. It is set to be a very popular event!

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About Paul Rea

Paul graduated in Medicine from the University of Glasgow and then went into clinical training in a wide range of hospital specialties. He was then appointed as an Associate Lecturer in Anatomy at the University of Glasgow teaching medical, dental and science students. During his time as an Associate Lecturer in Anatomy, he was awarded a scholarship to undertake a part time MSc in craniofacial anatomy alongside his teaching duties. This won the Scottish Royal Medico-Chirurgical Society of Glasgow prize. He returned to clinical practice in pathology receiving training in all areas of histopathology, cytopathology and post-mortem analysis. He returned to the University of Glasgow appointed as a University Teacher and promoted to Senior Lecturer. He is a Licensed Teacher of Anatomy, appointed by St. Andrew’s House, Edinburgh. He teaches across the medical, dental and science programmes. He holds a PhD in neuroscience, DipFMS, SFHEA and FRSA. Paul has published over 150 items as books, book chapters, journal articles, abstracts, conference proceedings and has presented his work at many national and international conferences. He is the lead for public engagement in anatomy, has been a Meet the Expert with the Glasgow Science Centre, and was key to the anatomical input to the international exhibition BodyWorks, as a member of its Advisory Committee. He is a STEM ambassador. His research involves a successful strategic partnership with the School of Simulation and Visualisation, The Glasgow School of Art. This has led to multi-million pound investment in creating world leading 3D digital datasets to be used in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching to enhance learning and assessment. This successful collaboration has resulted in the creation of the world’s first taught MSc in Medical Visualisation and Human Anatomy combining anatomy and digital technologies with internationally recognised leading digital experts. Paul is the Programme Leader for this degree.

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