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After the Storm publication arrives

As the After the Storm exhibition continues to attract a large and appreciative audience in the John Hope Gateway, this week we are launching the much anticipated After…

Paulina Maciejewska-Daruk

International Women’s Day 2017: Paulina Maciejewska-Daruk

Paulina is a Glasshouses Horticulturist at RBGE and was born in Warsaw in Poland.  She graduated with a Masters degree from Warsaw University of Life Sciences and moved…

Regina Davidson

International Women’s Day 2017: Lady Regina Davidson

Regina was a Software Enablement Program Manager at IBM both here in the UK and Paris.  She is a volunteer in the Library at RBGE researching many of…

Jean Keeling

International Women’s Day 2017: Dr Jean Keeling

Jean was a Consultant Pathologist in the NHS for more than 30 years.  Since retiring she has volunteered in the Herbarium for many years, preparing pressed material for…

Jane Gardner

International Women’s Day 2017: Jane Gardner

Jane has enjoyed careers in university administration, learning support and one-to-one tutoring.  She started at the RBGE Library as a volunteer book cleaner, and since 2016 has also…

Frieda Christie

International Women’s Day 2017: Frieda Christie

Frieda is responsible for the care and maintenance of the scanning electron microscope and oversees the use of it and the research grade light microscopes at RBGE.  She…

Kanae Nishii

International Women’s Day 2017: Kanae Nishii

Kanae is working on aspects of molecular phylogeny and evolutionary development of the family Gesneriaceae. The family shows highly diverse shoot and flower morphologies and teaches us interesting…

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International Women’s Day 2017: Hayley Reid

Hayley is 20 years old and has Asperger syndrome. She volunteers in the Glasshouse at RBGE with the group Supporting Positive Paths. It has made a huge difference to Hayley and her…

Flavia Pezzini

International Women’s Day 2017: Flavia Pezzini

Flávia is studying the relationship between species of the genus Ceiba in the Neotropics. Ceiba is one of the most conspicuous elements of the highly threatened Seasonally Dry…

Elspeth Mackintosh

International Women’s Day 2017: Elspeth Mackintosh

Elspeth Mackintosh is Senior Horticulturist in the Alpine Department. She is responsible for the running of the area which includes the public display area, an extensive back-up collection…

International Women’s Day 2017: Dr Catherine Kidner

Catherine is a geneticist studying tropical diversity. She uses next generation sequencing to discover the differences between species and the drivers of evolution in trees and herbs. She is…

International Women’s Day 2017: Introduction

To recognise and celebrate International Women’s Day 2017, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is showcasing the work of a small selection of our female colleagues and volunteers –…

A collaboration between RBGE and Edinburgh College of Art

On 1st February 2017 an exhibition opens in the Library Foyer at RBGE displaying work which was produced through association between RBGE and Edinburgh College of Art and…

Artists in Nepal: a Modern Thangka

The idea of making a contemporary version of a Thangka painting came when we were visiting Swayambhunath, the Monkey Temple, in Kathmandu. We came across a beautiful old…

Final Weeks of I still believe in miracles.

“Imagine the Venice Biennale co-curated by Henri Matisse and Robert Rauschenberg in a neo-Palladian villa and you have an idea of the improbable loveliness of I Still Believe…

Autumn Screening: Corin Sworn & Tony Romano, The Coat

Join us for a screening of Corin Sworn and Tony Romano’s new film, ‘The Coat’ (2016, HD video, 58 mins), as part of Inverleith House’s 30th anniversary celebrations….

Elements of Botany at Inverleith House

Celebrating the first exhibition in the programme and Inverleith House’s commitment to the presentation of contemporary and botanical art, two rooms within I still believe in miracles are…

Birthday Celebrations at Inverleith House

Open for over a month already, I still believe in miracles celebrates the originality and significance of Inverleith House’s programme over the past 30 years, featuring works by…

Flora of Nepal: a 200-year connection

A celebratory exhibition of contemporary and historic plant portraits As Britain and Nepal mark 200 years of diplomatic relations, RBGE is celebrating its own unique relationship with Nepal….

Cleghorn drawings to feature in a forthcoming exhibition

On 23 July a show entitled ‘I still believe in miracles’ will open in Inverleith House. It is a retrospective of the exhibitions of contemporary art, and of…