The Thing Is... Citizen Science
Sunday 19 May 2013, 15.00-16.00
A single object can tell fascinating stories. Join us as we hear from one specially selected speaker as they unveil a 'mystery object' in Wellcome Collection. Learn more about the history of health and medicine from the personal perspectives of patients, doctors, innovators and historians.
Erinma Ochu, Wellcome Trust Public Engagement Fellow, traces the rise of 'citizen science', a grassroots movement in which the general public conduct scientific research that has led to the discovery of new planets, bugs and brain connections.
Tickets are free but must be booked in advance. To book please visit: http://www.wellcomecollection.org/whats-on/events/the-thing-is-citizen-science.aspx