Thursday, October 17News For London

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Open for Discovery exhibition: A platform to meet with a scientist

Open for Discovery exhibition: A platform to meet with a scientist

Health
Open for Discovery exhibition at the Crick Institute is a platform to meet with scientists and learn about the future of health and new treatments. Since it was opened back in April until September, nearly 6000 visitors have attended the exhibition. It was supposed to end on October 28th, but it was extended to run until December 9th. This exhibition is the first major exhibition at the Francis Crick Institute that opened last year. Although established quite recently, it’s becoming an important research institute with a global focus. Mel, 28, is a member of the public engagement team at the Crick Institute. She said: “Our key priorities are to engage and inspire the public through exhibitions and events. We have an ambition to be among the top institutes in the world. We

Women facing war in the Imperial War Museum and around the world

Culture, International, Terror
As combatants, civilian supports, widows or victims of war crimes, women face war as hardly as men. The Imperial War Museum presents two photograph exhibitions paying homage to those women who experienced the war and emphasizing their role.   One exhibition shows the pictures of women that the female photographer Lee Miller took in Europe during the Second World War. The second exhibition presents eleven portraits by the photographer Nick Danziger of women facing contemporary military conflicts around the world.   Those two exhibitions show different aspects of the impacts of conflicts of women’s lives. As Lee Miller mainly shot for British Vogue, fashion takes an important place in her photographs. They show for example how British women tried to stay elegant despite t