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