Gross Anatomy Laboratory
Our Gross Anatomy Laboratories serve a variety of students including Medical, Dentistry, Biomedical undergraduate and postgraduate students. We also facilitate external surgical courses for specialists. State-of-the -art teaching aids include HD multi-touch 65” LCD displays, linked-in cameras and white board functions allowing virtual annotation of specimens. Students can also access learning materials using the screens during dissections.
QUB is one of the very few UK universities that teach anatomy through full-body dissection. Students are privileged to be able to examine donated human material and appreciate the intricacies and variations of human anatomy. This is operated in accordance with the provisions of the Human Tissue Act (2004) and all aspects of the Bequest Scheme and the practice of Anatomy are regulated by the Human Tissue Authority (HTA). We also host an extensive collection of rare and unusual pathology specimens, he blending of old and new in our facility has really resulted in a top-class facility that is appreciated by staff and students alike.