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  • People viewing medieval manuscripts.

    Close encounters: a manuscripts workshop


    A free manuscripts workshop for PhD students at Wellcome Collection, 01 June 2018 Engaging with an artefact from the past is often a powerful experience, eliciting emotional and sensory, as well as analytical, responses. Researchers in the library at Wellcome… Continue reading

  • A medical student meets the history of medicine


    The Wellcome Library and the Society of Apothecaries jointly organise a mini-course introducing medical students to the History of Medicine through lectures and tours.  Here offering her thoughts on the recent three-day course, is Vaish Dandavate, a first year medical… Continue reading

  • Early modern horror: a study visit to the Wellcome Library


    The second term of the academic year (January – March) is a popular time for seminars and classes at the Wellcome Library. The last two months have seen visits from many university institutions in London (the Courtauld Institute of Art,… Continue reading

  • To London from Kuwait


    The Wellcome Library was honoured to receive a visit yesterday from staff of the Kuwait Digital Repository at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research: Ms. Shatha D. Al-Own (Project Leader), Ms. Amani Al-Othman (Principal Investigator), Mr Muhammad Mozafar (Task Leader),… Continue reading

  • Guest Post: Little Ilford School ‘Science Club’


    In our fourth post from Year 9 at Little Ilford School, Anisa, Sadia and Tasniminvestigate the history of microscopy. Last month our group at the Wellcome Trust learnt about microscopy, the technique of using microscopes to view samples and objects… Continue reading

  • Little Ilford School ‘Science Club’


    In our latest posting from the Science Club, Rebekah and friends report on a day in the Wellcome exploring X-rays. On Wednesday 18 April we accompanied some of the year nine students on a trip to the Wellcome Collection.  We were… Continue reading

  • Guest Post: Little Ilford School ‘Science Club’


    In the second post from our Year 9 friends at Little Ilford School, here are Edward and Farzana reflecting on their visit and the four humours.  During the 17th century medicine was still handicapped by wrong ideas about the human… Continue reading

  • Guest Post: Little Ilford School ‘Science Club’


    We recently had the pleasure of sharing our Special Collections with Year 9 students from Little Ilford School in Newham as part of a science club run by Wellcome Collection’s Youth Programme.  Over the next few weeks we will be… Continue reading

  • Early Modern Horror


      Students from the Art History department at University College London visit the Wellcome Library for an MA course on “Early Modern Horror“. It is taught by Dr Maria H. Loh (far left), and looks with critical attention at sixteenth-… Continue reading

  • The Body in History summer school


    A group of young women from a number of local schools recently attended ‘The Body in History’ summer school, run by the Wellcome Library and UCL Museums and Collections. During the week , students experienced a range of activites exploring… Continue reading