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Jun 11 2024

Minerva Scientifica Birthdays 2024: Adeline Campbell

11th June 2024Adeline Campbell
Physician and Surgeon
BORN 11th June 1887, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland

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PODCAST SERIES Episode 3: Two Doctors, One Hundred Years
“Women of Science & Music: 30 celebrations”

Science Historian Catherine Booth (Retired Science Curator at National Library of Scotland) and Critical Care Doctor, Thalia Monro-Somerville (St Johns Hospital, Livingston and Royal Infirmary Edinburgh), explore the parallels in their stories, and the importance of the role of women like Adeline Campbell whose courage and dedication laid the foundations for modern health care, and eased the path for those women who wanted to follow in her footsteps.

“Forgetting To Remember – Adeline Campbell” ( 2019) by Frances M Lynch  for a cappella female voices; words by Christina Rossetti, Frances M Lynch, George V, King of England, Women Engineers from WW1; performed, recorded & produced by the composer & Herbie Clarke (click on the blue button below to listen)

The series presenter is Frances M Lynch, Artistic Director of electric voice theatre.

To find out more about Adeline Campbell please go to her page on the Minerva Scientifica Website

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Created by electric voice theatre, Minerva Scientifica is a project that brings together professional performers with community musicians and school children. Together, we raise awareness of the rich heritage and deep connections between music and science, and inspire the next generation of future scientists.

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