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The History of Medicine at Oxford

Learn about the history of medical studies and teaching within the University of Oxford

  • 1 hour
  • 300 British pounds
  • Customer's Place

Tour Description

Medicine is historically one of the most important subjects in the University of Oxford and has helped define its complex relationship with the city over the past five centuries. This lecture will cover the origins of medical study and teaching in the University, the history of anatomy and dissection in the city, the development and running of the John Radcliffe Hospital, and pivotal moments in medical research, such as the early trials with penicillin. This lecture provides an overview of the history of medicine within the University of Oxford. It was researched and designed by academic experts at the University and content can be adapted to all ages and backgrounds.

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule a tour, please contact us 24 hours in advance. Sometimes we take photographs on our tours for promotional purposes, for use on our website or social media pages. By booking with us, it is assumed that you consent to being photographed while participating in this activity. We always endeavor to avoid taking any images with faces visible. Your consent can be withdrawn at anytime before or after the activity, by emailing us directly.

Contact Details

Uncomfortable Oxford Walking Tours, Little Clarendon Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

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