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Sue Davies

Sue Davies is External Projects Officer at the Wellcome Library.

  • Will more data lead to different histories being told?


    New technology is making information more widely available and, when it launches later this year, the WDL will make it easier to access historical evidence about the foundations of modern genetics.  Will this democratize our understanding of the history of… Continue reading

  • Three Geneticists from the University of Glasgow


    The Wellcome Digital Library isn’t just about collections held in the Wellcome Library. We are working with a number of other organisations that hold material on the history of modern genetics. One of the contributing partners, the University of Glasgow… Continue reading

  • Filling the MOH Gaps


    The Wellcome Library has a great collection of Medical Officer of Health (MOH) Reports. These reports are stuffed full of grim and useful information from the 19th and 20th century, such as statistics on infant mortality. JISC is, very wisely,… Continue reading

  • Watson and Crick Letters

    I’ve just had the privilege of reading a fantastic series of letters written in 1954 by James Watson and Francis Crick. They were written a year after they published their seminal article on the structure of DNA. In the letters… Continue reading