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Phoebe Harkins

Phoebe Harkins is Library Communications Co-ordinator at the Wellcome Library.

  • Forthcoming changes to opening hours and services


    Following on from our earlier announcement about the Wellcome Collection Development Project, we can now give you more details about the works which will be taking place from 20 June. We’ll have to make some changes to our opening hours… Continue reading

  • ‘Migrants and Medicine’


    This Thursday (17th January), Research Engagement Officer Ross MacFarlane will be participating in the first of a new series of events organised by the Migration Museum Project. Details: Migrants and Medicine: Paralympics, Psychology and Pharmaceuticals What do migrants bring to our… Continue reading

  • Wellcome Collection Development: drop-in dates for your diaries


    Thanks to everyone who has been in touch over the past fortnight with your thoughts on our redevelopment plans. We can now confirm the dates and times of our drop-in sessions being held here in the Wellcome Library. We’ve tried… Continue reading

  • Wellcome Collection is growing!


    The new spiral staircase, part of our development plans announced today. Copyright Wilkinson Eyre. When Wellcome Collection opened in 2007, we anticipated attracting around 100,000 visits each year. This figure has increased year-on-year to almost half a million this year.… Continue reading

  • This weekend: The Congress for Curious Peoples – London edition!


    This Saturday, September 8th, graphic designer, photographer and blogger extraordinaire Joanna Ebenstein opens her legendary “Congress for Curious Peoples” in London. Joanna, who runs New York’s acclaimed Morbid Anatomy Library, cordially invites you to join her and a host of… Continue reading

  • SSHM Conference 2012: Emotions, Health and Wellbeing


    Queen Mary, University of London, will be hosting the 2012 Society for the Social History of Medicine’s Biennial conference on the theme of ‘Emotions, Health and Wellbeing’. The conference, run in association with Queen Mary’s Centre for the History of… Continue reading

  • Library Services during the Olympic and Paralympic Games


      London is going to be busier than ever over the coming weeks as the city plays host to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. With thousands of visitors coming to the capital delays are anticipated on public transport during… Continue reading

  • A quick survey


    Can you help us find out about the future of digital collections? As many of our users will know, the Wellcome Library is heavily involved in creating digital content to make our material even more open and available, including brand… Continue reading

  • You said, we did…


    Thanks to everyone who has taken part in our Wellcome Library surveys over the past year. We have been sending out surveys quarterly in conjunction with our survey partners Morris Hargreaves Macintyre and have been hugely pleased with the results.… Continue reading

  • Here Comes Good Health!


    Here Comes Good Health! is a new exhibit in the Lightbox which showcases some of the health propaganda films and other health promotional activities devised by Bermondsey Borough Council during its hey-day of civic activity between 1920-1939. Originally, the films… Continue reading