The Thing Is... Citizen Science
Sunday 19 May 2013, 15.00-16.00
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.
Erinma Ochu, Wellcome Trust Public Engagement
Fellow, traces the rise of ‘citizen science’, a grassroots movement
in which the general public conduct scientific research that has
led to the discovery of new planets, bugs and brain
This event is FREE.
Book now to receive an e-ticket.
Bookings are limited to two per
person. Any additional bookings will be cancelled.
For blind and partially sighted
Members of Wellcome Collection’s Visitor Services team have been
trained in audio description techniques by VocalEyes.
Join members of the team from 14.00 for audio descriptions of
the ‘mystery object’, the event space and set-up, and
descriptions of a small number of relevant objects from our library
collections. Please note there will be no audio
description during the event.
Places for the audio description preceding the
event are free but very limited. To book a place or for more
information, please email email@example.com
or call 020 7611 2222.