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Alberti, Samuel John Matthew Mayer locked


Born Southampton 7 June 1974; s of Sir (Kurt) George (Matthew Mayer) Alberti , qv and Johanna Mary Mayer Alberti; m 2005, Fay Bound; one s one d

Keeper, Science and Technology, National Museums Scotland, since 2016


Durham Univ. (BSc 1995); Imperial Coll. London (MSc 1997); Univ. of Sheffield (PhD 2001)


Lectr and Res. Fellow, Univ. of Manchester, 2001–10; Dir, Mus and Archives, RCS, 2010–16. James M. Graham Vis. Prof., Univ. of Edinburgh, 2014–15; Hon. Prof., Univ. of Stirling, 2016–


Nature and Culture: objects, disciplines and the Manchester Museum, 2009; Morbid Curiosities: medical museums in nineteenth-century Britain, 2011; (ed) The Afterlives of Animals: a museum menagerie, 2011; (ed) Medical Museums: past, present, future, 2013; (ed) War, Art and Surgery, 2014; 50 articles and chapters




National Museums Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF