Exploring Britain’s Role in the Evolution of Modern Chemistry & Medicinal Sciences

Faculty:
Dr. Fred J. Matthews (More Info)

Course:
Exploring Britain’s Role in the Evolution of Modern Chemistry & Medicinal Sciences

Program Dates:
July 18, 2021 – Aug 2, 2021

Honors Credit:
None

WKU Course:
CHEM 475

Discipline(s):
Chemistry

Course Description:
The course will focus on the historical scientific and medical museums and hospitals of London, along with the contributions of British scientists and medical professionals. We will observe the wonders and discoveries of early chemistry and the medical fields, including dental, optical, and pharmaceutical, and enrich our minds with the astonishing experiences of scientists in the past and the obstacles and marvels attributed to them. Museum visits will tentatively include the following: Alexander Fleming Laboratory, Anaesthesia, British Dental Association, British, Faraday, Hunterian, History of Science (Oxford), Natural History, Old Operating Theatre, Science, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, Wellcome Collection, and the Chelsea Physic Garden.

Prerequisites:
Students must have completed a minimum of one semester of upper-division chemistry.

Physical Activity Requirements:
Contact Faculty

Course Highlights:
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