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  • The Julie Dorrington Award for Outstanding Clinical Photography


    We are introducing a new award for clinical photography as part of the 2016 Wellcome Image Awards. The Julie Dorrington Award for Outstanding Clinical Photography is named in honour of one of the founding members of our clinical collection. Julie… Continue reading

  • Capturing brains: grey matter turns pink


    This striking and beautiful exposure of the surface of the human brain recently won the Wellcome Image Awards. Taken by Robert Ludlow as the patient awaited a treatment for epilepsy, this vibrant, colourful picture offers a stark contrast to the… Continue reading

  • Wellcome Library Insight: Wellcome Image Awards


    This Thursday at 6pm, join Dr Laura Pastorelli, Biomedical Images Coordinator, Wellcome Images, to find out more about the stories and techniques behind the winners of the 2011 Wellcome Image Awards. The Insight will take on display in the Lightbox… Continue reading

  • Judging the Wellcome Image Awards


    In exactly two weeks, the Wellcome Image Awards will be announced at Wellcome Collection. Louise Crane looks back to October, when the judging of the awards took place. Last year, a team of picture editors, scientists, writers and broadcasters met… Continue reading

  • Portraits of Sir Paul Nurse


    As announced today, Nobel laureate Sir Paul Nurse will be the first Director and Chief Executive of the UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation (UKCMRI), which has been founded by the Medical Research Council, Cancer Research UK, the Wellcome… Continue reading

  • 10th Wellcome Image Awards


    Dr Alice M Roberts, best known for her television appearances on BBC’s Don’t Die Young and The Incredible Human Journey, presented the winners of the 2009 Wellcome Image Awards with their trophies last night at Wellcome Collection. This year sees… Continue reading

  • Proteins and Prizes


    Wellcome Image Award winner and current Wellcome Trust grant holder, Venkatraman (Venki) Ramakrishnan, has been named as one of the winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009. Venki’s computer-generated molecular model of a ribosome, showing its 3D structure in… Continue reading

  • Puzzling proteins


    Put your visualisation skills to work for scientific research at Foldit, a computer game pitting humans against computers in the race to understand the function of proteins. Why humans, when computers are so much faster? According to the people at… Continue reading