Monday, 30 March 2020

Molyneux's problem on Brainfacts.org

Listen to a podcast on the famous Philosophical and Neuroscience problem posed by Molyneux in the late 1600's presented by Brainfacts.org Editor-in-Chief, Richard Wingate

Friday, 25 October 2019

Neuroanatomy Explorers a the Brain Awareness Campaign Event, Chicago 2019


Presentation by Leigh Wilson, Robyn Quinlan and Richard Wingate for the Brain Awareness Campaign Event at the Society of Neuroscience Annual Meeting 2019 in Chicago. The project involved class visits and a workshop at the "Spare Parts" exhibition at the Science Gallery London.

Scientists worked with 8-9 year old from St Francis of Assisi Primary School in West London to produce a pack of Top Trump cards. Each student imagined their brain and body adapted for a new environment and created a card for each with scores for different characteristics.

Monday, 21 October 2019

Science in the pub at the Sidmouth Science Festival

Richard Wingate (Kings College London) and Tom Butts (Liverpool University) entertained a lively audience at the Blue Ball Inn as part of the Sidmouth Science Festival about "genetic engineering and designer babies" and  "Imagination and Ambiguity in Science"

Brainwaves 2019

Brainwaves at the Sidmouth Science Festival engaged with students in year 4 from Sidmouth Primary School, Newton Poppleford School and St Johns. Two laboratories (Wingate and Clarke) from the Centre for Developmental Neurobiology at King's College London conducted a neuroscience workshop for 58 school children on the beach

Sunday, 24 March 2019

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Brainwaves - neuroscience on the beach at the Sidmouth Science Festival

Three laboratories (Clarke, Wingate, Williams) from the Centre for Developmental Neurobiology at King's College London conducted a  neuroscience workshop for 65 school children from three schools in South Devon: Newton Poppelford, Sidmouth Primary and St. John's

The event was part of the Sidmouth Science Festival now in its 6th year. Our involvement was supported by a grant the Wellcome Trust to Jon Clarke

Monday, 26 June 2017

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Podcast: 2scientists Richard Wingate and Parmvir Bahia


Podcast conversation with Parmvir Bahia (from the US organisation "Taste of Science") recorded just before before Christmas 2016.

Follow this link to listen in

Sunday, 6 November 2016

MOUTHY: Effie Paleologou and Iain Sinclair in conversation

Richard Wingate chairs artist Effie Paleologou in conversation with acclaimed writer and filmmaker, Iain Sinclair

3 November 2016, Guy's Hospital Chapel. 7.00pm

Paleologou's large-format photographs from Microcosms are currently displayed as part of the #MOUTHY season at Science Gallery UK in two public spaces: the Colonnade in Guy’s Campus until 25 November and on billboards outside London Bridge station from 24 October until 20 November [map].

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Launch of Suki Chan's Lucida

Lucida explores the curious, complex relationship between the human eye, vision and the brain.

Suki Chan's project is supported by a Wellcome Trust Small Arts Awards, University of Salford Art Collection and Arts Council England.

A publication accompanies the exhibition with essays by Dr Marius Kwint, Reader in Visual Culture, University of Portsmouth; Dr Richard Wingate, King’s College London; and Gareth Evans, Film Curator, Whitechapel Gallery.

TINTYPE, London
16 Sept – 22 Oct (Preview: Thurs 15 Sept 6.30 – 8.30pm)

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Pint of Science - Building Brains


Pint of Science public event at the Pavillion End May 23 (7-10pm).
Richard Wingate - Imagining the developing brain
Sandrine Thuret - Adult neurogenesis: can we grow new brain cells?

Sunday, 30 August 2015

Parallel practices collaboration is news in Japan

Article on collaboration with Celia Pym in Keitodama magazine

Thursday, 26 February 2015

Parallel Practices outcomes

Short piece Richard Wingate and Tamsin van Essen in the March/April edition of Ceramic Review Magazine

Interview with Tamsin van Essen, Celia Pym et al in Crafts Magazine (issue 253)

David Beazley's short film about the Parallel Practices project.

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Parallel practices: photographs and films

Tamsin van Essen's bone sculpture
The Parallel Practices art and science collaborations generated enormous interest over their short run. You can see some of the outcomes of the residencies in a pictorial collection for Celia Pym and a short film for Tamsin van Essen
Celia Pym's work station

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Parallel Practices: Life Sciences Museum and Tamsin Van Essen open house

Open House at the Life Sciences Museum, Guy's Campus: Work-in-progress by ceramicist, Tamsin van Essen, and an opportunity to visit this unique working museum space, which is normally closed to the public.

The Museum will be open 11am - 4 pm on Sunday December 14th, Monday December 15th and Wednesday December 17th.

Sunday visits can be pre-booked here

Tamsin van Essen's residency is a collaboration with Richard Wingate and the Anatomy Department at King's College London and is part of Parallel Practices


Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Making Conversations on Resonance 104.4 FM

Radio debate charred by Bronac Ferran on the interaction between craft and science as part of the Notes from the Underground Season on Resonance FM. Tamsin van Essen and Richard Wingate discuss the Crafts Council Parallel Practices initiative with Karen Gaskill, Tiff Radmore and Matt Durran. Listen here to part 1 and part 2 of the broadcast.

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Parallel Practices: Tamsin van Essen residency in Anatomy at King's


Ceramicist Tamsin van Essen will be working with Richard Wingate to explore material processes and transformations in anatomy. Parallel Practices is a pilot project of residencies in partnership between the Crafts Council and the Cultural Institute at King's College London.

Parallel Practices: Celia Pym residency in Anatomy at King's


cp_cp001_014Textile artist Celia Pym will be working with Richard Wingate to explore ‘mending’ in  the relationships between care and caretaking in textile repair and the study of anatomy. Parallel Practices is a pilot project of residencies in partnership between the Crafts Council and the Cultural Institute at King's College London.

Monday, 24 March 2014

The Nine O'Clock Slot

Advisor to Ice and Fire in the development of their new theatre production, The Nine O’Clock Slot  (26 March to 19 April 2014)

Thursday, 25 July 2013

Family day at Photo51

The last day of Photo51 is also a family day, open to the public and free.
Click here for the full programme of demonstrations and activities.



Google doodles Photo51

Read about Google, Rosalind Franklin and link to the Photo51 exhibition in the Guardian here

Friday, 28 June 2013

Photo51: "Science in Action" BBC World Service and Press Reviews

BBC World Service "Science in Action" talks to Shelley James and Professor Brian Sutton from KCL about the science behind the art in Photo51Podcast available here

Also:
Review in the Londonist
Interview with Richard Wingate in Blouin Art Info

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Photo51 on "All in the Mind" BBC R4

Marcus Lyon and Richard Wingate discuss the Photo51 exhibition with All in the Mind's Claudia Hammond.
9.00 pm June 18th repeated 3.30pm June 19th or listen again here

Saturday, 15 June 2013

Friday, 24 May 2013

"Brains" in Manchester

Transfer of 2012's Wellcome Collection exhibition to MOSI (Museum of Science and Industry (26 July 2013 - 4 January 2014)

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

'What can art do for neuroscience?' BNA Festival of Neuroscience


Wellcome Trust sponsored workshop on the challenges faced by artists and scientists when they collaborate. April 9, Barbican Centre, London. Panelists; Richard WingateSophie Scott, Russell Foster, Nicky Clayton and Clive Wilkins. Facilitated by Claudia Hammond, showcasing work from The Clerks and Alasdair Hopwood.


Monday, 11 February 2013

"Art and Science" at GV Art


An exhibition to provoke, at GV Art, London.

Cell drawings and laboratory diagrams alongside artists including Annie Cattrell, Susan Aldworth, Oron Catts, Katharine Dowson.

31 january - 16 March 2013

Friday, 22 June 2012

Embodiment, Art and Science

Public discussion on Embodiment in Science and Art, chaired by Martha Fleming - Richard Wingate, Natasha Myers, Andrew Carnie, Susan Aldworth, Marius Kwint and Karen Ingham at the Inigo Rooms, East Wing Somerset House.

20th June 2012 6-7.30pm