Leeds Centre for Medical Humanities

An interdisciplinary collaboration between the Faculties of Arts and Medicine & Health at the University of Leeds

Big changes at the Wellcome Collection, London

An expansion and redesign is planned for the Wellcome Collection building on Euston Road.

Here’s the story on the BBC site.

As a regular at the library, I’m a little nervous about the reading room being ‘transformed into a public space.’  It felt rather like hearing on the news that people are going to be redecorating your living room.  Also, in what way is a library reading room not a public space?

Also of interest, the BBC have filed the story under ‘Arts & Culture’ within the ‘Entertainment & Arts’ section of the site, and not under either ‘Health’ or ‘Sci/Environment’.  A sure sign of the cultural rise of medical humanities …

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This entry was posted on 25 October, 2012 by in Of interest, Uncategorized and tagged , .

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