Alex Reedijk, General Director of Scottish Opera, gave a fascinating “warts and all” talk about the company. Alex joined Scottish Opera in 2006, at a time of financial crisis when the entire 2004 – 05 programme had been suspended. He
Peter Ireland was a teacher of Classics at McLaren High School, Callander. His main interest is Ancient Art. However, Peter is also a passionate traveller and has travelled extensively, mainly in classical lands. As a consequence he is an active
Professor Colin Selman Qualified in Biological Sciences in Glasgow in1994. He gained his PhD in Durham in 1998. Prior to becoming Professor of Biogerontology (Physiology of Aging and Welfare) at Glasgow in 2013, he has held a number of
Alison McRae is a network and partnerships entrepreneur with over 20 years of economic development, communications and innovation experience. As Senior Director at Glasgow Chamber of Commerce she is responsible for a strategic partnerships portfolio -working across a range of organisations
Stuart Harris-Logan is Keeper of Archives and Collections at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and author of ‘Raising the Curtain,’ a monograph tracing the school’s 175 years since its inception as the Glasgow Athenaeum. He is the founder and chair
Shackleton’s forgotten heroes – the Ross Sea party By Peter Mackay on 13.9.22 Peter Mackay is a former Scottish Office civil servant, Head of the Scottish Office Industry Department, who was educated at Glasgow High School and St Andrews University.
Peter McKay is a former Scottish Office civil servant brought up in Glasgow. He is a long standing member of the Scottish Arctic Club and he and his wife have climbed and kayaked on many occasions in Greenland and Alaska.
President’s letter August 2022 Some of you reading this may be unaware of the activities of the Kelvin Probus Club, in which case here is a brief outline of what we are about. If you live West of the River
Kelvin Probus Outline Programme for 2021-22 (To be Confirmed) Sept. 14th: Space Research in a Scottish context – Prof Vasile (Biog) (Talk) Sept. 28th: Covid19 vaccines and beyond – Katie Brooks, Dr James Brock, Dr Georgia Perona-Wright (Preview) (Talk) Oct. 12th:
Sir Kenneth Calman was Scotland’s first professor of oncology and is the only person to have ever been appointed Chief Medical Officer of both Scotland and England. He subsequently became Vice Chancellor of Durham University and was a recent Chancellor