ESRC Festival of Social Science: Translation - From Bench to Brain
Public event 31.10.2011
Organised byJamie Lewis and Simon Read
This exhibition is a collaboration between the MRC centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomic and the Centre for the Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2011.
Artists Julia Thomas and Rhys Bevan-Jones will display work over the course of the week which examines issues of mental health and science, and how the two interrelate with society.
The exhibition will be open:
Monday October 31st from 10am to 5pm
Tuesday November 1st from 10am to 5pm (this will include a free poetry workshop run by Clare Potter and Julia Thomas between 10.30am and 13.00pm. Booking is required for the workshop. All you need to do is email Julia Thomas.
Wednesday November 2nd from 10am to 8pm (to include academic talks from 6pm from:
Dr. Ian Jones (MRC Centre) on 'Creative Minds: the link between creativity and mental illness’Dr. Andrew Bartlett (Cesagen) –'The Labours of Big Science'Dr. Clive Cazeaux (UWIC) - 'Metaphorically leaping from science to art to you'
the evening event will be accompanied by a free wine reception. Booking is not essential but please contact Simon Read for more details.
Thursday November 3rd 10am to 5pmFriday November 4th from 10am to 8pm (this will include an artist walk and talk and closing of the exhibition from 6pm and will include refreshments please contact Simon Read for more details.