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03/23/2017 at 16:41. Facebook
Free | First come, first seated | Grant Museum of Zoology

There are 1.2 million species recorded as existing on our planet, but the total number may be 10 or even 100 times that. The idea of the intrepid explorer going into the unknown in pursuit of natural history conjures up romantic images of khaki and pith hats, but what is life like for the 21st-century field scientist?

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Field Adventures

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03/23/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
Wellcome Shop is now online!

Delightfully curated books & gifts - now available to order in the comfort of your own home!

Take a look around... [ Blackwell.co.uk Link ]
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03/23/2017 at 10:14. Facebook
Free | Drop in

Head to our Reading Room to discuss what nature means to you, and help us explore what objects should be in our upcoming A museum of modern nature.

We will be joined by Nick Biddle, Royal Parks Manager, who will bring a mystery object with him to represent his unique and personal connection to nature.

What is your relationship with nature?

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03/23/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
Wellcome Shop now online!

Our shop stocks an inspirational selection of books alongside a great range of thought-provoking, unusual gifts – from cuddly microbes to artisan anatomical jewellery.

Browse at your leisure, and then pick up in-store or have everything delivered direct to your door.

Take a look around now:
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03/22/2017 at 08:44. Facebook
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Call for submissions: Come As You Are
Camden People's Theatre

When did you come out as male? Or female? CPT is on the look out for a host of gender-anarchists with more questions than answers, to confront (and solve?) all the world’s issues regarding female, male, between and beyond.

Find out more & apply:

Opportunities | Camden People's Theatre

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03/21/2017 at 14:19. Facebook
The next in our Parallels series in the Reading Room:

Glass Engraving and Kidney Stones: Can artists help scientists find new ways to solve problems in the lab?
Thursday 23 March 19.00-20.00

Join a discussion with Katharine Coleman, glass engraver, Matt Lewis, analytical chemist at Imperial College London, and Laura Coates, paediatric surgeon.
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03/21/2017 at 13:46. Facebook
We look back at the importance of the head, from how it’s affected our language to the bold political statement of having it removed.

A body apart from the head

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All building late night event at Wellcome Collection. One not to be missed... macho or not!

Friday Late Spectacular: Macho?

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We've released a limited amount of tickets for #fsSheepPigGoat - please check our website again if you previously missed out! Happy Friday!

Sheep Pig Goat

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Next Monday - why not catch the intriguing symposium on the importance of play, linked to the current exhibition of Mark Neville's photography. A great excuse for a day at our Museum Mile neighbours The Foundling Museum

Symposium: Space to Play - Foundling Museum

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Explore the delicate art and complex science of masculinity. What does it mean to be manly? Can we pin masculinity down, dissect it, understand it?

Celebrate those who resist, rewrite and reimagine masculinity with expert drag kings, testosterone-fuelled games and some of London’s finest male choirs. Take part in vital conversations about violence, men and mental health and meet the people...
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Friday Late Spectacular: Macho?

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Drop by and customise your own t-shirt using paint and an electronic circuit in these wearable technology workshops led by the artist Emilie Giles. These sessions will take inspiration from our exhibition, ‘Electricity: The Spark of Life’.

How to get involved

These workshops are for young people aged 14-19. There are 20 spaces in each session - first come, first served. You’ll have the best...
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Wearable technology workshop at Saturday Studio

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Perception is knowledge...

Read The Guardian's response to #fsSheepPigGoat
Final tickets available here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Sheep Pig Goat: theatre for an audience of animals

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Beyond being decorative or having spiritual significance, could tattoos have also served a medical function?

Inspired: Tattoos as pain relief

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This week, as part of Sheep Pig Goat, come along to a series of Contextual Conversations to explore the inner lives of animals, and the complex relationships that bind them and us together.

In the discussion on Friday, consider human-animal relationships in history, performance and the law.

Sheep Pig Goat: On Rights and Relationships

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On its 20th anniversary we explore some of the themes we have in common with the amazing Buffy the Vampire Slayer, from language to sexuality.

Obsessed with Buffy, much?

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This event is FREE. First come, first seated. Please note that these events can get busy. Doors open 12.45.

Feed your curiosity at our daytime discussions. Drop in to hear local scientists in conversation about their latest experiments, life in the lab and why science matters to everyone, all in the space of your lunch hour. Bring your sarnies with you to eat while you listen.

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Packed Lunch: Predicting Happiness

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How can creativity help us understand mental health?

Leave your mark and contribute to our growing collaborative collage. Use fragments of colour and script from Wellcome’s Art and Health collections to explore the role of artistic creativity in understanding wellbeing and mental health.

Part of National Museums and Wellbeing Week.

Reading Room, level 2

Creativity and Mental Wellbeing workshop

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Sheep Pig Goat: Contextual Conversations

Consider the evidence of animal intelligence, emotion and consciousness; the ways human and animal lives are intertwined; and discuss human-animal relationships in history, performance and the law with experts from the field.

Free, book now: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Free | First come, first seated | Grant Museum of Zoology

There are 1.2 million species recorded as existing on our planet, but the total number may be 10 or even 100 times that. The idea of the intrepid explorer going into the unknown in pursuit of natural history conjures up romantic images of khaki and pith hats, but what is life like for the 21st-century field scientist?

Join us for...
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Field Adventures

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