The thing is...
A single object can tell fascinating stories.
Join us as we hear from one specially selected speaker as they
unveil a ‘mystery object’ in Wellcome Collection. Learn more about
the history of health and medicine from the personal perspectives
of patients, doctors, innovators and historians.
listen to recordings of previous events with The Thing Is...
Sunday 24 March. Find out about John Snow’s work on ether and chloroform. With medical historian Stephanie Snow.
Sunday 7 April. One man’s quest to cultivate the perfect woman. With Wendy Moore.
Sunday 19 May. The past, present and future of citizen science. With Erinma Ochu, Wellcome Trust Public Engagement Fellow.