Category Archives: News

“A Good Deal of Spade Work” – The RCVS Archives Project

In June this year, RCVS Knowledge were thrilled to announce that the Alborada Trust had provided funding for a five year project to catalogue, preserve and digitise the Historic Collection and Archive of the Royal College. Now, five months later, … Continue reading

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Seasons greetings

Wishing all our followers a fun filled festive season.

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Seasons greetings

Wishing all our followers a fun filled festive season.

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Happy 125th Birthday

A 125 years ago today the first issue of the Veterinary Record was published.  I have written about its founder William Hunting and his reasons for starting the journal before.  In fact I walk past a reminder of this everyday as … Continue reading

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Celebrating National Pet Month – a selection of open access resources on small animal medicine

This year National Pet Month runs from 1 April- 6 May.  As their web site says they are on a mission to: help promote responsible pet ownership across the UK highlight the important work of pet care professionals and working … Continue reading

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Paintings made public

In our 168 years we have collected a wealth of paintings, enough to fill a small gallery! We are by no means unique in this so it’s no surprise that the Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF) and the BBC started an … Continue reading

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The importance of evidence

 Recently I have attended two events:  the Trust organised symposium on Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine (EBVM)* The sceptical vet: eminence or evidence? and the 50th anniversary meeting of the Veterinary History Society (VHS) The EBVM event was the first time in the … Continue reading

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‘After Hours’ at the Natural History Museum

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 … Continue reading

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Scientific discovery and champagne cocktails

The Natural History Museum hosts another Science Uncovered event next Friday, 28 September; this one is bigger and better than before! For the first time, the RCVS Charitable Trust will have their own veterinary station so we invite you to … Continue reading

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Flying the flag for RCVS Day

It is RCVS Day today – the day of our Annual General Meeting and Presentation of Awards.  To mark the occasion the College flag is being flown on Belgravia  House.  The flag displays the College arms which were granted in … Continue reading

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