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1970 Glasgow

The 1970 BAUS Annual Scientific Meeting took place from 24 to 27 June 1970 at the McCance Building, University of Strathclyde, Richmond Street, Glasgow.

Whilst the "old" university buildings (pictured upper right) are considered very attractive, the buildings added in the 1960s were criticised for giving the campus a "concrete jungle" appearance.


Meeting Programme

Click here to download the meeting programme and the proceedings of the Annual General Meeting.


Other Information

On the evening of Wednesday 24 June, the President and Council hosted a Reception in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Short papers were presented on 25 June. The Annual Dinner took place the Central Hotel, Glasgow in the evening with 216 members and their guests in attendance. During the dinner, the St Peter's Medal was presented to Sir Michael Woodruff FRS FRCS (pictured lower right) in absentia

The topic chosen for discussion on 26 June was "Urinary tuberculosis" on which several papers were presented. In the evening, an informal dinner was held in Dunblane for 115 members and their guests.

During the morning of 27 June, informal visits were also arranged to Glasgow Royal Infirmary (with Mr W Barr Stirling and colleagues), the Victoria Infirmary (with Mr L Stuart Scott and colleagues) and the Western Infirmary (with Mr AG Graham and colleagues).


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