Date: 15 - 29 March 2014
Venue: Ruskin Gallery
Private View: Thursday 20 March, 5.00pm
Talk by the Wellcome Trust: Thursday 20 March, 7.00pm
Extended opening for the Cambridge Science Festival: from 17-20 March this exhibition will stay open until 8.00pm.
Wellcome Image Awards celebrate creative and captivating images,
bringing to life a wealth of scientific and medical discovery. From
detailed microscopy and clinical photography to illustration, the Awards
are an opportunity to showcase images that capture the wonder of
These striking images form the 13th Wellcome Image
Awards and recognise the creators of the most informative, striking and
technically excellent images among acquisitions to Wellcome Images'
collection. The winners are chosen by a panel of expert judges from
science research and communication including the National Institute for
Medical Research, the BBC, Nature, Focus magazine, and the Guardian
newspaper. Collaboration with the Koch Institute of Integrative Cancer
Care at Massachusetts Institute of Technology has brought images from
their ground-breaking research into the Awards.
is one of the world's leading sources of images of medicine and its
history, ranging from ancient civilisation and social history to
contemporary healthcare, biomedical science and clinical medicine. Over
180,000 images ranging from manuscripts, rare books, archives and
paintings to X-rays, clinical photography and scanning electron
micrographs are available on the Wellcome Images website.