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Science Literacy Week 2020: Woodward Library Book Recommendations

Science Literacy Week 2020: Woodward Library Book Recommendations

To celebrate Science Literacy Week, the Woodward/BMB Library team is sharing brief reviews of some of our favourite books on this year’s theme, biodiversity.   Braiding sweetgrass: Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge and the teachings of plants┬áby Robin Wall Kimmerer Braiding Sweetgrass beautifully blends personal stories with knowledge from many sources, asks questions, and prompts readers […]

Sir Charles Sherrington Portrait

Sir Charles Sherrington Portrait

Sir Charles Scott Sherrington Portrait 1857-1952 Plaque Charles Scott SherringtonO.M., G.B.E. F.R.S., M.D.Physician – Poet – Philosopher and Friend of U.B.C.Portrait by R.G. EvesPresented by Carr Sherrington and family

Norman Bethune Tapestry

Norman Bethune Tapestry

This tapestry shows Canadian surgeon, Dr. Norman Bethune, operating in a little Buddist temple. He was assisting the 8th Route Army in 1939.

Manuscripts: Florence Nightingale Letters

Manuscripts: Florence Nightingale Letters

A collection of letters written by and to Florence Nightingale.

Charles D. Darwin

Manuscripts: Charles Darwin

Two collections of letters, written to and by Charles Darwin.

UBC Woodward Library acquired two collections containing letters to and from Charles Darwin, the well-known evolutionary biologist and originator of the concept of natural selection.