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It's the last few days of #Electricity - our fabulous, free exhibition, which closes on Sunday.

"The story of electricity is the story of life itself"

From Frankenstein to the execution chair, from power lines to electric eels and lightning bolts, see 'Electricity: The spark of life' before it's too late.
It's the last few days of Electricity our fabulous free exhibition which closes on Sunday

Electricity: The spark of life

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06/22/2017 at 10:21. Facebook
Published today: the second part of The Outsiders, a digital story about how our response to infectious diseases is shaped by social attitudes. This week, Anna Faherty takes us to London in the year of the Great Plague, and a deadly dilemma:

"John New would have struggled to find the five-shilling fare for the cheapest waggon out of town. He also would have risked losing his livelihood if he...
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Published today the second part of The Outsiders a digital story about

The tradesman who confronted the pestilence

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06/21/2017 at 13:50. Facebook
Free | Drop In | Youth Event (14-19 years)

Drop by and create your own camera-less photo.

Use everyday equipment and objects for a modern twist on a traditional imaging process, inspired by our exhibitions ‘Electricity’ and ‘Making Nature’. Led by photographic artist Elaine Duigenan, discover the technique of making a cyanotype image to create your own nature blueprint or photogram.

How to...
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Free Drop In Youth Event 1419 years Drop by and create your

Saturday Studio: Alternative Photography

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06/21/2017 at 13:39. Facebook
"When we visit a doctor, of body or mind, the couch is where we place ourselves at rest while the healer does their work. It may be for examination, massage or simply talking: there is perhaps no more potent symbol of medical furniture than Sigmund Freud’s couch, bedecked with richly-decorated cushions and rugs. The couch itself rarely comes into the treatment process. Make way for an...
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When we visit a doctor of body or mind the couch is

Electric Age: condenser couch

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06/21/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Michaela Strachan, broadcaster and BBC Springwatch presenter, explains why she's brought two classic Ladybird nature books and her own school biology book to our new exhibition, A Museum of Modern Nature.

The exhibition will shine a light on how each of us connects with nature. We’ll be displaying objects borrowed from members of the public that tell a story about their relationship with...
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Catherine Buls
Emily Levine
Leah Lewis
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Wellcome Collection
06/21/2017 at 10:55. Facebook
Chris Packham, broadcaster and BBC Springwatch presenter, talks about the deer antler he found in the New Forest and why he's donating it to our new exhibition, A Museum of Modern Nature.

The exhibition will shine a light on how each of us connects with nature. We’ll be displaying objects borrowed from members of the public that tell a story about their relationship with nature.

Exhibition...
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Sue Ward
Margret Palmer
Andrew Cutts
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Wellcome Collection
06/20/2017 at 14:22. Facebook
Our new exhibition 'A museum of modern nature' opens this Thursday and we want YOU to be a part of it.

What does nature mean to you? We want your photographs and the meaning and memories behind them to be part of our virtual museum.

You can submit by tagging #SharingNature17 or via our website. All submissions will appear online and the strongest responses will be featured in the exhibition...
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Our new exhibition A museum of modern nature opens this Thursday and
Sophia Cowx
Nikki Huxley
Maïté Dague Brown
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Wellcome Collection
06/20/2017 at 08:57. Facebook
"Given the links between depression and energy, electric language and imagery is perhaps inevitable. We get a ‘buzz’, are ‘wired’, notice a ‘spark’, or feel ‘switched-on’. By contrast, a lack of these things is often used to denote depression and illness, along with the notion of being in a dark place rather than feeling lit up with life."

Hit by a severe bout of depression, Sarah James...
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Given the links between depression and energy electric language and imagery is

Creative energy: how electromagnetic therapy inspired me

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06/19/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
This Thursday, escape the heat and dive into the impressive gains and inevitable limits of medicine on the frontline with author Emily Mayhew and plastic surgeon Shehan Hettiaratchy (who also features in Hospital on BBC2).
This Thursday escape the heat and dive into the impressive gains and

Frontline Medicine

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Wellcome Collection
06/19/2017 at 13:18. Facebook
Early-bird deadline tonight at midnight!

Secure your place on our fantastic (and free) filmmaking project, for young people aged 14-19. Wildness survival plus working with expert filmmakers = one great summer.
Earlybird deadline tonight at midnight Secure your place on our fantastic and

RawMinds summer filmmaking project

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Wellcome Collection
06/18/2017 at 12:17. Facebook
Join our #AudioDescribed tour for blind & partially sighted visitors on Thursday 22 June, 18.00-19.00

To book a free place, please email access@wellcomecollection.org

#SparkOfLife
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Join our AudioDescribed tour for blind partially sighted visitors on Thursday 22

AD tour of Electricity: The spark of life

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Over the past fortnight we asked you to share your nature photos on the theme of WILD, but which one resonated the most with people?
Over the past fortnight we asked you to share your nature photos

Sharing nature: a guide in the wilderness

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Victoria Harwood
#SharingNature17 theme no. 2: EMOTION

How does nature make you feel?

Submit your stories using #SharingNature17 or online: [ Wellcomecollection.org Link ]
SharingNature17 theme no 2 EMOTION How does nature make you feel Submit

#SharingNature17: EMOTION

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Part 1: The Stranger

Read the first of our new six-part story about how infectious diseases, and our responses to them, are shaped by social attitudes.
Part 1 The Stranger Read the first of our new sixpart story

The stranger who started an epidemic

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Evi Numen
Bertie Mthunzi
Annabel Kenny-Jones
Interested in documentary-making? Apply now for our exciting summer project!
Interested in documentarymaking Apply now for our exciting summer project

RawMinds summer filmmaking project

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Weronika Meh
Wonder Woman's creator had close ties to women involved in various feminist movements, which only added to the character he created.
Wonder Womans creator had close ties to women involved in various feminist

Wonder Woman’s wonder women

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Zeca Rocha
James Muirhead
John Eltham
We are a gem! Thanks SOAS University of London
What a beautiful, handy map to find loads of cool stuff in the local area...
We are a gem Thanks SOAS University of London

SOAS gems map | Study at SOAS Blog

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“We just don’t know, and would never know, really, how far that dependence [on electricity] has gone,” says Elizabeth, “until the blackout, which is illuminating.”
We just dont know and would never know really how far that

Blackout: living without electricity

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Chris Palmer
Robert Bruce
Carol Forsberg
We have a *new* theme for #SharingNature17: EMOTION.

How does nature make you feel? Does it make you feel joy, sadness, isolation, contentment? Do you sometimes need nature to help with your emotional wellbeing? Or maybe nature makes you feel nervous and uncomfortable, exposed or insignificant? What exactly is it about nature that makes you feel these ways?

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We have a new theme for SharingNature17: EMOTION

Sharing nature

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The mystical force in domestic appliances

Imagine a time when electricity was a new, scary phenomena; a mystical force threatening to appear in your home...

Discover the story of when people were told to use more electricity and not less, with insight from experts and researchers Graeme Gooday, Sarah Royston and Jamie Cross.
The mystical force in domestic appliances

Changing Consumption, Thursday 15 June, 19.00-20.30

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Thomas Derek Robinson