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Biomedicine in museums
Nysseligt, men …
October 10, 2009
… hvordan skal det fortolkes:
Biomedicine in museums
Om hämnd — att hänga ut skitstövlar med namn
Trettiofem livsöden, alla noggrant vägda på vår privata historievåg
En atmosfär av lärdom, med genklanger av disciplin och ordning.
Halvseklet efter min barndom känns som ett kortare tidsrum än kvartsseklet före
Att sätta rätt rubrik på kapitlet om gymnasiet
Mitt första intryck av dansk antisemitism
De sex mest spillda åren i mitt liv
Att göra sin ångest m.m. till en hobby
Om glädjen i att kontakta gamla vänner och kolleger
The memory of smell, smell atmospheres, and memoir writing
Mitt behov av att klara mig själv
Memoarskrivande som ömsesidig bildning
Drömmen om den blåa dörren
Min längtan efter Arktis
Memoir writing keeps self-absorbtion in check
Om memoarskrivandet och dödskonsten (ars moriendi)
I’m eschewing new life experiences
Yet another argument for memoir writing
Is memoir writing a socially irresponsible activity?
The life course as a process of punctuated equilibrium
Att vara en när-/frånvarande far
Visualization of my publication record
Scientific memoirs as stories of personal decline
Är Houellebecq’s Soumission verkligen satir?
En dröm om att ge avkall på sitt barn
An image that encapsulates my life
Det börjar sina med nya fakta från 1950- och 60-talen
‘Diminishing returns’ i biografiarbetet
Insikter om begränsning som varat hela livet
Hur en homoerotisk dröm kan bryta en skrivblockering
Mina (minst) tio akademiska identiteter under 50 års tid
Om intellektuell otrohet
Studier i grekiska — de två mest underbara åren i mitt liv
Om lukten av paradis
The point of museums is to play with material stuff
Do you throw personal stuff away?
The muse is political — the museum is political
What do you call events that signify a specific year on the timeline?
Objective time in autobiographical writing
The memory of atmospheric smell
I can’t recall a single meal –
Writing memoir for publication or for the desk drawer?
I was a mistake
Fox or hedgehog?
Canities — what’s that?
The earliest memories — the act is lost in oblivion, but the metaphor remains
Vetenskapshistoria som skönlitteratur
Dreaming about Jacques Ellul
Böcker som har forändrat mitt liv – Konrad & Szelenyis Die Intelligenz auf dem Weg zur Klassenmacht
Money in the archive
Moral and emotional self-spanking
Jag öppnar dörrarna till minnesrummen
Episodic memory and narrative reconstruction
Time to take stock
(Museums)kultur som branding- og marketingsværktøj
The making of Femme Vitale
"Anatomy, art and the body" — Copenhagen symposium on Vesalius' 500th anniversary
Materialitet og sanselighed — om at bryde visualitetens tyranni på museer
Science in the Arts seminar at Medical Museion on 9 April, 1-2 pm
Galen som geometer og læge
Touching The Tactile — workshop at Medical Museion, 10-11 April, 2014
"Så tæt på hinanden som ordene Leber og Leben"
Vetenskapsmuseer och den materiella vändningen i humaniora – biopolitisk abdikation eller medborgarengagemang?
Thomas Söderqvists tale ved åbningen af MEDICOTEKNIK, 27. november 2013
Prodekan Birthe Høghs tale ved åbningen af MEDICOTEKNIK, den 27. november 2013
Er det ubetinget godt at blive ved med at være nyskabende og nytænkende?
Forskning og livsløb – har kreativiteten en udløbsdato? Debatdag på Medicinsk Museion den 8. oktober.
Social media, research and museum curatorship — a concrete example
The material life-course of a scientist
Hybrid Psychiatry Room (beta version) in Medical Museion
Verdensklasse, verdensklasse, verdensklasse …
Is Yammer really an appropriate communication tool for universities?
The Data Body on the Dissection Table — a joint Leonardo/Olats and Medical Museion event
Guest lectures at Medical Museion: Massimiano Bucchi, Morgan Meyer and Bruno Strasser
Collecting and displaying healthcare ICT — are medical museums ready for the future?
Taking down exhibitions can bring us closer to the objects than building new ones (and create more fun)
The colour historians were here
Taking down exhibitions is almost as fun as building them up
Human remains — constructing the 'Under the Skin'-exhibition
The substance of fat – a multisensory event about fat
A research spirit and experimental attitude in museums
Vi har mistet vores publikumsmedarbejder, Anni Harris
The material life-course of a scientist: are biographical exhibitions possible?
Opening the biohacking lab at Medical Museion
Objects that were demonstrated, touched, fingered, fondled, caressed and stroken at the tactile aesthetics seminar yesterday
Everyday objects you enjoy touching — investigating tactile aesthetics
Museums Showoff next Thursday — including "Why the very idea of a science museum is just plain silly, but if we’re going to have them they should be less like Harrods and more like a junk yard"
Danish postdoc fellowship in art and biosciences
Creating life: from alchemy to synthetic biology
De udviklingshæmmedes, børnehjemsbørnenes og de sindslidendes historie i perioden 1945-1976
Ambient plasticity: aesthetics of the hospital
Mannequins in museums — their present use, aesthetic reactions and history
Is collecting contemporary historical objects a 'risky business'?
Caterina Albano on Fear and Art in the Contemporary World — a good topic for a medical exhibition
Hvorfor spørge to kolleger – når du kan spørge 2000?
Sandra Dudley is giving a seminar on object-centred work in museums (Copenhagen, Thursday 15 November)
Cross-fertilisation between sci comm and STS
Putting the magic back into medicine
Medicin 2.0: Sociale medier i medicinsk forskning og praksis — møde på Panum, mandag 29. oktober, kl. 14-16
Prevention and treatment of obesity — event at Medical Museion, Thursday 18 October at 6.30 pm
Min tale ved åbningen af udstillingen "Fedme: hvad er problemet?", den 3. oktober 2012
Dekan Ulla Wewers tale ved åbningen af udstillingen "Fedme: hvad er problemet?", den 3. oktober 2012
You Need To See This — Pushing the boundaries of scientific visualization
Poppy's milk so bitter, so sweet
Who is (are) anonymous MuseTrain? Is it this EU-Turkey project?
At være et museum i særklasse — hvad betyder det?
The future of health science communication — the menu version
Er de historiske artefakter virkelig på vej ud af Medicinsk Museion?
Never attend a conference that extends the deadline of abstract submission
Hunger, appetite, and satiation
From the body as factory to eating information: A short history of metabolism
Nærkontakt med en gentest — af den materielle slags
The inability of contextualism to explain disruptions and surprises
What would a material history of drug addiction read, look, sound, smell etc. like?
Sociale medier og folkesundhedsvidenskabelig forskningskommunikation 2.0
Examine first, ask what it is later — comments on David Pantalony's talk at Medical Museion
Hvor foregik forskningskommunikation 2.0 egentlig på PCST-konferencen i sidste uge?
Deep lacerations, inflicted in the blink of an eye
What does a scientist look like?
Are museum rooms without social media enhancement really 'stupid'?
Biomarkers — an impossible topic for an exhibition?
Best of the museum web in 2012
What would a list of critical questions about the current financial crisis in the museum sector look like?
Attending academic conferences is a waste of time, money and environmental resources — and intellectual energy
April events at Medical Museion: Lucy Lyons, David Pantalony, and Lars von Trier's Epidemic
Deadline for nominations for the Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits is May, 1
Boredom is unattractive — but maybe nonboredom is worse?
Jack the Ripper-kniv
Hidden Stories — the biannual European medical museum conference in Berlin, 13-15 September 2012
Why is it so hard to move beyond the deficit model?
The aesthetics and politics of specimens on display
In Medias Res: The aesthetics of scientific, technological and medical things
Save the human anatomical heritage!
Scientific/technological artefacts and nationality
How can we dare leave to secure warm, fuzzy email universe and begin taking academic discussions online.
Displaying stuff at the nanolevel in museums
Hvordan Storify kan bruges i daglig forskningsformidling
Heldagsmøde om sprog, sygdom og sundhed i historien
The biological and biomedical challenge to the humanities
Åbne op for den æstetiske produktionsproces
Progress in medical science and technology?
Planning our Sensuous Investigation Room for close encounters with material things
At the margins of life and death
Mundane design vs. fine sci-art: two realms of aesthetic practice in science communication
The nice and fuzzy feeling of TED talks
MUSE seminar #1: From Material Culture to Material Heritage
MUSE-seminarer for alle der er interesserede i forskningskommunikation
Skybruddet i juli kostede meget
Follow our staff at the ScienceOnline conference in Raleigh on Twitter
Museums, materiality and global politics
Museum Boerhaave saved until 2016
Medical Museion 2011 highlights
The Polytechnical Museum in Moscow — a gem for technical museum aficionados
To give means to give something of yourself — holiday greetings from Medical Museion
Want to work with collections at the Florence Nightingale Museum in London?
Anatomical collections as cultural heritage
Dialogue about science communication
The 'material turn' — why aren't museums and collection curators collaborating more with humanities scholars?
The problem of exhibiting pain still hasn't been solved
How to exhibit moral change in a museum?
Nu må ODM sørge for at formidlingsseminarerne bliver mere brugerdrevne!
How do we exhibit globalisation of medical technology?
Effects of careerism in biomedicine
Æstetik, læring og menneskesyn
Narrativity in exhibition making — the current enthusiasm is problematic
Why it's so good to be a university-owned museum
Frosten lægger sig over kulturlandskabet
History of science in science museums and science centers
Was there science communication in the days before Twitter?
What's the role of medical museums in the emerging biosociety?
Den embryologiske forfaldsæstetik
What is the use of the genre of biography for understanding contemporary biomedicine?
Kulturhistorisk vandalisme truer verdensunik embryologisk samling i Lund
The exhibition as a cross-disciplinary interface between scientific research and public engagement
Narrativity and medicine
Who owns the data collected from implanted monitoring devices?
ScienceRoll 5 years today
Sydsvensk medicinhistorisk billedarkiv
A historian of science's dream job
Livets Museum åbner snart i Lund
Reconstructing scientific experiments for didactic purposes may have unintended side-effects
How do containers embody scientific knowledge?
Radio-trailer om 'Balance og stofskifte'
Is the notion of scientific citizenship elitist?
Next Universeum meeting in Trondheim in June 2012
The difficult art of short scientific explanations in exhibitions
AIDS 30 år — udstilling på Riget
It's not the museum visitors' job to know what they want to see
The sensuous dimension of scientific and technological objects
Collection Impossible: Distributed curatorship and crowd-sourcing as alternatives to centralised collecting
Speeches at the opening of the 'Balance and Metabolism' gallery and the 'Genomic Enlightenment' installation
The productivity of intellectual enemies
Waiting for medical museums to become less apolitical
Støtte fra Arbejdsmarkedets Feriefond til udstilling …
PS — men udstillingsområderne er fortsat åbne
Pga vandskaden kan vi foreløbigt ikke udlåne eller modtage genstande, besvare forespørgsler eller sælge billeder
Er det nu så smart at koordinere ansøgninger indenfor museumsforskning?
Live-tweeting from Artefacts meeting in Leiden
The moral discipline of curatorship
The fascinating world of blog spam
The reopened National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Springs, Md. — hope it's better this time
Public health science communication 2.0 — new blog
There's no cure for curiosity
Synthetic biology — science, art, design
Curating heritage through games?
Moral aesthetics and moral constraints in representing and replacing bodies
More on best practice in organising academic meetings
The jizz of museum exhibitions
Anatomical collections as part of the cultural heritage
Configuring future scholarly communication — getting into the heads of current undergraduates and graduate students
16th biannual conference of the European Association of Museums of the History of Medical Sciences (EAMHMS) will be held in Berlin, 13-15 September 2012
Can you display pain without lesion?
Artefacts meeting in Leiden — final programme
Mundane design vs. fine sci-art as two realms of aesthetic practice in science communication
What's the role of academic museums in today's Europe?
European anatomical collections network initiative
'Flotte' æbler og 'spændende' konferencer
Greenaway has got it wrong: there is no 'visual illiteracy' — but there is a widespread 'material illiteracy'.
Are science and society frenemies? And what, if anything, does this mean for sci-med-tech communication?
Public health science communication through social media
Tenure track job in history of medicine at Yale
The medical history background for the Oslo terrorist action
What shall I say about university museums?
Next Universeum meeting will take place in Trondheim in 2012
Museer og politik
History of science blogs and Twitter accounts
Care of self and keeping track of one's identity
Wet to the bone — saving Medical Museion's collections after the Copenhagen cloudburst
11th annual conference of University Collections and Museums (UMAC)
Anatomical and pathological collections in contemporary medical education
Collection impossible: distributed curatorship as an alternative to centralised acquisitioning
What shall the new medical galleries in London's Science Museum look like?
Morbid Anatomy — a satanist blog?
Nu går Nordisk netværk for studier i narrativitet og medicin igang
Museum objects and poetry
Impatient discovery vs. mature understanding — revisiting Ragnar Granit's view of the goal of scientific work
Museum Boerhaave is threatened
Want to do short-time (
The DIY biotech movement is working up steam
Twitter journal club — II
Promoting best practice in academic meetings
Public communication of science and technology
Journal clubs on Twitter
Malling-Hansen's Braille writing ball on display
Categories and concepts in health, medicine and society
Museums on Facebook — making friends, making fans or simply broadcasting?
The Museum of Technology in Hemel Hempstead
Genomic jewellery — an Illumina BeadChip necklace
Conceptualizing, collecting and presenting recent science and technology
Madness and museums — collecting and exhibiting the history of psychiatry
Analysing museums beyond the national framework
New metaphors for sci-tech-med museums
Things in culture, culture in things
Remembering Horace Judson, author of The Eighth Day of Creation
New assistant professor in medical science communication at Medical Museion
Internationalisering er meget mere end ICOM-komitteer
Our new social web and biomedicine staff member
Workshop on the sensuous object (smell and touch, ambience, aesthetic, visual thinking, tacit knowledge, sound and seduction), 29-30 September
How to use museum collections in teaching history?
What is 'biomedicine'?
Museums use social media mostly for marketing reasons and PR
Collecting the voices and materials of genomics
Another packed programme for a Universeum meeting — when will they ever learn?
Forskningsformidling via sociale webmedier forenkler ikke budskabet — tværtimod
Why do STS?
One-day meeting on 'Curating science', London, 6 May
What intellectual and practical approaches should be developed to document and preserve the history of recent science and technology?
Martha Fleming on "Museum as Material, Exhibition as Scholarly Publication” at the Danish Royal Academy of Art, Friday 1 April, 1-3 pm.
Can someone tell me what "a heuristic device waiting to be filled with meaning" means?
Martha Fleming taler om "Museum as Material, Exhibition as Scholarly Publication” på Kunstakademiet på fredag
What's actually meant by the "life" and "biography" of new materials?
Studies in disposable culture
Who shall have the Dibner prize in 2011?
Historicisation — a postgrad course in Bergen next August
The Picture a Museum Day event yesterday — see Medical Museion's pictures and photographers here
What kind of social studies of science publications would convince scientists themselves?
The moral economy of science communication
Blog on the history of neurology and the neurosciences
The material basis of a unified self
The order of tangible things at Harvard
Companies preparing skeletons for schools in the early post-war period
Skal forskere tvinges til at skrive blogposter?
Fastelavnskostume á la Penkowa
Museum exhibitions between labour and grace
Beyond science journalism — the web and new forms of communication power
New web technologies for biomedical self-presentation
The perfect journal — it's all about rejection
The materiality and sensuousness of fat
Identity: how little we actually change over time
En Leonardo for det 21. århundrede?
Are bioart works ever 'finished'?
Egyptian prosthetic devices
2010 Medical Blog Awards goes mainly to earlier winners
Hvorfor sætter danske videnskabsjournalister mure op for kommentarer?
The transhumanist freak show
A manifesto for creating science, technology and medicine exhibitions
On queer museums
Postgrad course on gendered body visualisations
Don't make art out of the evolutionary heritage, please!
Can you display the anarchistic attitude in science with the help of material and visual objects?
Open access = closed access?
A back-to-basics manifesto for creating museum exhibitions
Vision and touch — a material history of blindness
Google Art er som sex på skærmen
Pris til bedste fysiologihistoriske artikel til en af vores KU-kollegaer
Should museums help us live better lives?
Hvad er god videnskabelig praksis for formidling i medierne?
Genetik 3.0? Nej, langt fra
The museum curator's dream: "Touch tells you what you need to know"
Conference hodgepodge — everything 'laboratorial'
Nordisk netværk for studier i litteratur og medicin
Any experiences with shtyle.fm?
Visual representations of professional cultures in biomedicine
Medicinsk Museions nye SWAT
Nyt netværk for "inventors, thinkers, engineers, geeks, tinkerers, modders, conceptualists, designers, hackers, makers, artists, and all those creating experiences for others"
Værktøjskasse for outreach
Living your scientific life as if you were a member of an aesthetic movement
The life-span of a scientific article
12th annual meeting of the European Academic Heritage Network (Universeum), Padua, 26-29 May
Er plastikdukkene ægte eller ej?
Ægte lig? Hvor meget "ægte" krop er der egentlig tilbage efter balsameringsmaskinen?
We are looking for a new academic member of staff for web-based science communication
Vi søger en specialist i webbaseret forskningskommunikation
Political economy is too important to be left to biomedical scientists
Psykiatrihistorie i Deadline i aften
Merry Xmas from Medical Museion's anatomical theatre
God Jul og Godt Nyt År fra Medicinsk Museions anatomiske teater
'Digital' evolution in two minutes
The intensive care unit on display
Facebook face images
Beware of the Agambians
Is digital information material or immaterial?
Hvilke farver skal der være på væggene og panelerne i vores tre nyrestaurerede udstillingsrum?
Why do we visit anatomical museums: for curiosity or for learning? (or maybe for some other reason?)
Public understanding of science 25 years later
Fellowships for research on the biomedical science and technology since 1945
Heritage & Society
Dan Zahavi og følelser
Today's museum quote
Today's museum policy quote
Phase III trail outcomes are more thrilling than the ups and downs of the stock market
23. nordiske medicinhistoriske kongress, Oslo, 25. – 27. maj 2011
A new awesome Rosling-visualisation
Tacit knowing — manual knowledge in art, science and technology
The history of the microplate — a ubiquitous biomedical lab technology
Intro to 'The Chemistry of Life' exhibition as a joint science and art exhibition (beta version)
Piotr Piotrowski on 'the critical museum'
What metaphors are we molecularising by?
Participatory media aren't as new as we sometimes believe
Canned unicorn meat
The early history of drug abuse in Denmark
The Seven Sisters: Subgenres of bioi of contemporary life scientists
New Centre for Medical Science and Technology Studies at the University of Copenhagen opens on 2 December
Centre for Medical Science and Technology Studies åbner torsdag den 2 december kl. 15
Medical Museion on the (social) web
Forskningssamarbejder som organisatoriske monstre
Seminar om syntetisk biologi
UNIVERSEUM has been established as a formal association for the preservation of the European academic heritage
Bio-engineering in museums
Det hvide snit
Dansk Medicinsk-historisk Selskabs Studenterpris 2010
Malaria parasite as glass sculpture
Negotiating the aims, methods and results of ageing research
Aldringsforskning som forhandling
Prosthetic arms, lung capacity and learning to see — Medical Museion in Copenhagen Culture Night
Resumé of the conference "Contemporary medical science and technology as a challenge to museums".
Metaphor and simile in representations of genetics in the media
Why are medical scientists so unplayful?
'An Ageing World' — a science-design installation about global demography
XVIVO's 'Powering the Cell: Mitochondria' — the magic of 'The Inner Life of the Cell' has evaporated
Is the challenge of botanical poetry lost forever in Copenhagen?
The Split+Splice exhibition at Medical Museion receives the Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits 2010
Historical medical artefacts online
Didactics is a death kiss to museums
Conference-tweeting — pros and cons
When will they ever learn …
Human remains in museums — are museum curators the principal campaigners against them?
Lobotomi af åndssvage
Tweets from the conference on contemporary medical science and technology as a challenge to museums
Den 23. medicinhistoriske kongress, Oslo 25-27 maj 2011
JoVE publishes its 500th video-article
Nyt center for medicinske videnskabs- og teknologistudier ved Københavns Universitet
David Goodsell's cell-art
Museums as public dormitories where all risks are controlled
Sociale webmedier, videnskabs-, medicin- og teknologihistorie
Kulturklik — it's so much yesterday — om igen!
Testosteron — det stof, mænd er gjort af?
Blogging about history of science and medicine
Horror podcast and medical theatre tours around Medical Museion during the '1700s — Globalization, Gossip and Greed' festival, Copenhagen
Program for the conference 'Contemporary medical science and technology as a challenge to museums', Copenhagen 16-18 September
Metaphors that both scientists and artists draw on
Beyond the magic bullet: Reframing the history of antibiotics
On bloggership and blogademia — is scholarly blogging scholarship?
Handbook for the material turn
Venter's dismissal of the medical implications of genomics
A kind of medical 'museum' I have quite mixed feelings about
Is slow attention possible on the web?
Biography of a collection or a collector?
The dangers of oversharing
Ken Arnold visiting professor in medical science communication and museology at Medical Museion
The aesthetics of disgust
I miss people who once needed no electronics (iphone)
The aesthetics of healthy aging
The last cathedrals built for a dying medium
Can you 'inhapt' an object (as a haptic alternative to 'inspect')?
Would European museums be able to co-operate around the preservation of the contemporary scientific, technological and medical heritage?
Evocative stories about evocative objects: Sherry Turkle's Evocative Objects, Falling for Science and The Inner History of Devices
Creating a distributed curatorial expertise for acquisitioning the contemporary medical heritage
Why bother? So what?
Medical history and the medical humanities between two reductionisms
Which are the most unnecessary science, tech and medical museums in the world?
Philosophical reflection on medical technology in museums has got a new publication outlet
Om den æstetiske formidlingsform — sanser og poetisk oplevelse på Medicinsk Museion
Scientometrics — a contemporary Sword of Damocles hanging over biomedicine
Does matter matter?
Workshop 'Contemporary biomedical science and medical technology as a challenge to museums' — preliminary programme
Acquisitioning is the life-blood of museums
Does the hyperlink destroy our ability to focus on the text?
Bioephemera is (temporarily?) closing down
Science as a material and sensuous world vs. history of science as a textual and disembodied world
Craig Venter's new step towards synthetic life
Medical Museum Competition
Postdoc project for the study of the production of images of the interior of the human body on the cellular level
Medical photographer at Medical Museion
Facebook — just another uncool site
University heritage is back
The future of philosophy of science
The existential importance of feeling stupid
Unruly democracy: Science blogs and the public sphere
Petition against the closure of the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL
Containers that actively interfere with the biomedical research process
The historiography of the interaction between science and medical practice — conflict or coop?
Museums and social media
Just had a digital detox week
The rising star of the brain
Can a university museum also be a science communication unit?
Want to renew Wellcome Library's outreach activities, web presence etc.?
The conservatism of science journalism
The future of medical history — the swansong conference of the Wellcome Centre for the History of Medicine
More on the closing of the Centre for the History of Medicine
Wellcome Centre for the History of Medicine is closing down
Science Museum’s new history of medicine website _Brought to Life_
Human remains collection management as a 'grey zone' in ICOM's Code of Ethics
The aesthetics of derelict medical instruments and devices
To disconnect from the internet is the new 'distinction'
Reading artefacts — do we really read them?
The death of an exhibition — but no animals were harmed in the process
3D objects have 'an immense potential for the communication of science'. Is this true? And if so, why?
Congress for curious people
Another natural history museum plays the art card to bring an adult audience into the museum
Museum identity — are we a medical conservatory?
Open the sluice gates for contemporary collecting!
Illness in context — textual interpretations of illness
New acquisitions — no thank you, or yes please?
How shall science, technology, and medicine museums handle the problem of new acquisitions?
Are science museums and science centers taming the thrill of science by imposing their museological agendas?
Using refurbishment as an occasion for museums to rethink their outreach
Is this the death of the science/medical museum collections as we know them?
You are more likely to be right if you are somebody who shows a little doubt about something
Contemporary biomedical science and medical technology as a challenge to museums
Idiosyncracy as a museological virtue
Is the role of museums to promote 'social harmony'?
Do museums need big web sites to be visible?
How are doctors', nurses' and medical scientists' practices changed when artefacts are involved?
Embed a YouTube video into your powerpoint slides
1-2 Associate (Assistant) Professors in Medical Science Communication and/or Medical Science Heritage Production
Alter-realism — dispense with the sci- and bioart gallery and make scientific reality our experimentation lab
The participatory museum
Peculiar (malicious?) anonymous vanity blogranking 'service'
Saving the 'papers' of 21st century science for future historians
Is academic job application attachments on YouTube the new trend?
When is research a waste of time?
Medicine 2.0 in a historical perspective
Hybrids between science, visual art, poetry and theatre
Memoirs about disability
Keeping the biomedical heritage is all about the preservation of plastic
Museerne i fremtidens kulturelle landskab — en undersøgelse
Contemporary bodies — new technologies, new collections
Virtual suicide — reclaim your real life
Citizen science is maturing — first scientific paper from Galaxy Zoo 2
Opening talk — 'Healthy Aging: A Lifespan Approach'
New exhibition: 'Healthy Aging: A Lifespan Approach' (pics from the opening)
Webinar on SARS: Learning from an epidemic of fear
Research fellowships at Science Museum
Split + Splice as a mirror structure between laboratory and museum
The contemporary history of peptic ulcer
Kan man vaccinere kommunikationsafdelinger mod manglende kreativitet?
Instruments on display
Dittrick Museum's blog
Using Twitter as training ground for exhibition curators
Hanging Liv Carlé Mortensen's collages for the 'Healthy Aging' show
Low budget gift wrapping ribbon model of the GPCR receptor
Repomen — a fictional study in organ 'circulation'
Nordic medical history meeting, 2011
What is science communication for in a postindustrial society?
Næste nordiske medicinhistoriske møde i Oslo, maj 2011
The theme for the next 'Artefacts' meeting is 'Knowledge on the Move'
Who am I online? Personal identity construction on the web
Death in the digital age
Participative medical art practice — new postdoc project at Medical Museion
Navn på KU's nye intranet — hvad med Closed Access?
Our new exhibition — on 'Healthy Aging' — opens on Monday 8 February
The annual Universeum meeting on university heritage now and in the future looks a little dull
First medical film symposium — screening and academic discussions
Boswell's new gospel of science is an embarassing experience
Medical history objects — art objects
What kind of staff do small museums need?
Are science centers and science museums converging?
Consuming Bodies: The human body in the light of science
Which terms do you use for 'first-person accounts' written by scientists and medical doctors?
'Oral history' on its way to insignificance? — isn't 'online history' much more relevant for the interpretation of the contemporary world?
Is the genre of conference proceedings a dying one?
Biomedicine on Display takes a short holiday break
Biomedical molecules as jewelry
Is snowstorm a good excuse for closing a medical museum?
Look out for the next 'Science and the Public' conference, July 2010.
Why write a Masters thesis when you can buy one
Scientists living transnational lives
Senior life scientists believe science communication skills are more important than ethical skills
Springer's so called 'open choice option for open access'
New conference formats for historians of science, technology and medicine
Have you ever seen a molecule? Art, science and visual communication
Post mortem human remains revisited
International konference om biomedicinsk videnskab og teknologi som en radikal udfordring for museumsverden. København 16. – 19. september 2010
Contemporary medical science and technology as a challenge for museums — Copenhagen, 16-18 September 2010
New list for university museums and collections
Against Google — I want to be surprised! Find the unexpected, detect what I never anticipated.
The recent history of medical technology — piecing it together from memoirs and reminiscences
Way too neat lab bench image gives a distorted impression of lab life
En hjerne bliver snittet — "lige nu!", som de siger i nyhedsudsendelserne
Slicing the brain — online, in real time
The historical relation between human enhancement and succesful ageing — new postgraduate project here at Medical Museion
Ja, museerne skal ud til folket — men pas på det ikke ender i ren oplevelsesøkonomi
Do we want to engage in topical and timely exhibitions?
Museet erhverver unik samling af væskedrivende midler
Is biomedicine making the body invisible and immaterial — and uncollectable?
Curatorial and artistic techniques in investigating and presenting (biomedical) bodies
Brug og misbrug af medicinhistorie (og anden videnskabshistorie)
Museums as graveyards for dead objects (rather than echo rooms for talking objects?)
Dansk Medicinsk-historisk Selskabs Studenterpris 2009
A private museum of historical medical artefacts on the web
Poem about Medical Museion's collections
An 'unknown' Norwegian dentistry collection celebrates its 125th birthday
Between meaning culture and presence effects: contemporary biomedical objects as a challenge to museums
Mellem meningskultur og nærværseffekter: biomedicinens objekter som museal udfordring
Biomedical visualisation and society
Beyond text — memories, monuments, machines and madeleines
Hvordan kan erhvervslivet inddrages i museum 2.0?
Meeting on university collections and their integration into everyday uni life
What does 'medical progress' mean? A philosophical perspective
The culture of curiosity (or: keep an eye on OBSERVATORY)
Popular dissection pics
Scientific instruments in the history and philosophy of (medical) science
What's a university museum?
Contested categories — life sciences in society
Want to be a medical museum director in Glasgow?
The participatory medical museum — planning for the next three years
Congrats to the Wellcome Library staff …
Nina Simon (museum 2.0) til seminar på Medicinsk Museion, torsdag 29. oktober
Nina Simon/museum 2.0 at Medical Museion tomorrow
Pill camera live show
Medicine, archives and researching lives
The menstrual cycle on display
Medical museums and the Janus-faced future of synthetic biology
The materiality of scientific objects
The body on display
Steampunk, always steampunk
Learning about representing the life sciences from biotech upstarts
Blogger after lunch
The Copenhagen Night of Culture
Yet another postdoc wanted for research into the history of NIH
Nysseligt, men …
Publications from the 'Biomedicine on Display' project
Det hvide snit på P1
The slow museum
Is the physical announcement board a threatened academic species?
Nanotech, health and longevity — who makes the predictions?
A protein sculpture in the making
Cell image and video library gets NIH stimulus grant
On the boundary of visual and performative arts and biomedicine
Vi søger en publikumsmedarbejder …
Waiting for the 2009 Celldance winners
The colours of biomedical lab equipment
We're apparently lagging behind on the social web media side
Sk-interfaces in extended continuation — now in Luxembourg
Uwe Max Jensen misforstår ENDO-ECTO
Video-based methods in science and technology studies
The colour of medicine — green!
The blog vanity fair
Surgical heritage manager in Edinburgh
Some science communication scholars believe in gvmt-sponsored science news and evidently have not heard about museums
Significant medical objects – II
'Virtue, Vice, and Contraband: A History of Contraception in America'
100 years with pH
Proteiner — kultur og eksistens
The tendency towards event culture in contemporary museums
Explaining Split+Splice on Danish TV
Stories between art and science — and the history of the ribbon diagram of protein structure
Dekan Ulla Wewers tale ved åbningen af 'Primary Substances'
Phillip Warnell will swallow a pill camera in Copenhagen on Sunday
Blogs for innovative academics
Er vores seneste udstilling et eksempel på Steampunk?
Are we on the edge of a robot revolution in medicine?
New exhibition — 'Primary Substances: Treasures from the history of protein research'
Åbning af udstillingen 'Primary Substances: Treasures from the history of protein research', fredag den 4. september kl. 14
Ny udstilling om proteinforskning
The history of hypochondria as mediated by artists, writers and philosophers
Is there a 'neuroscientific turn' in the humanities and social sciences?
Beyond postmodern bioart?
Significant medical objects
Endoscopic art performance
Artefacts meeting at Science Museum, 20-22 September
Archives for contemporary science at risk
Do Europeans not produce any interesting medical technologies?
Sci-med-tech museum gang
A new history of surgery exhibition (in Dundee)
"Slow looking, like slow cooking, may yet become the new radical chic"
Use the current lingua franca, please
Split + Splice as web exhibition
Science exhibitions: curation, design and communication
Organ donors – Chinese edition
postdoc/PhD position: Communicative barriers between biomedical research and everyday health care in a museum context
Why are hospitals associated with the colour green?
Udstilling set fra et designprofessionel udgangspunkt
More on small animal guillotines — an invisible practice
Laboratory guillotines — rules and procedures for the use of commercial small animal euthanasia machines
Medical archives and collections in a design history perspective
Visible and invisible radiation
15th congress of European Association of Museums for the History of Medical Sciences in Copenhagen, September 2010
From the opening of Split and Splice …
Sublim biomedicinsk selviscenesættelse
Eye Catchers and Swagger Images — a new exhibition about scientific posters
Biomedicine on Display ranked as #7 museum blog in the world
Split and Splice: Fragments From the Age of Biomedicine — new exhibition at Medical Museion
Interest in book and journal marginalia grows as Google and publishers puts books and journals online
Diseases as real entities or nominalist constructs?
Dissection as a rite-of-passage 100 years ago — what do medical students do now?
Good old history of science is big news for BBC
Universities and their museums
The laboratory as an exhibition venue
The morbid Wunderkammer
Genomic art is so much last year
Pas på med kemi …
Sartoblot II-S — the whereabouts
Fewer postings for a while — tendonitis, it's pretty painful
How to depict life itself?
Næste stop: Blog for Læger
Are there any ethical reasons not to display forensic medical specimens on-line?
Revulsive abortion instrument website
The sandpit/sandbox concept — is it compatible with museum 2.0?
The perfect job for a person interested in web outreach of biomedicine
A curator's nightmare
Medical Museion puts all of its collections on Twitter
Putting our image archive on Flickr?
Wikipedia protects the 'Genetics' article, but not the 'Medicine' article
Do social scientists dream about biomedical futures? Or do they have nightmares only?
Observing the others, watching over oneself
Ideen om en humanistisk lægevidenskab er tautologisk
Human-animal relationship — opportunity for research at the PhD-level
Knowledge, ethics and representations of medicine and health (CFP)
Morbid Anatomy enters the Observatory
A personal turn in 'biomedical studies'?
Visualizations of viruses – III
Museum om mennesket i sundhed og sygdom
Ansøgning om at udvide og videreudvikle Medicinsk Museion
FDA approves Salmonella
Medicine and healthcare: history and context
Viruses and their visualizations
Dreamjob for a person interested in research based medical history outreach
The research physician
Collecting and gathering as world-making and claim-staking
Open source object management
Minders of the memory — with delayed gratification
Singing medical songs
Biodigital lives: making, consuming and archiving the lives of technoscience
Science Museum's new history of medicine website
Grant application for developing and expanding Medical Museion
Visualization of pharmaceutical industry activity
Drugs and chronic illness
Exhibition on the history of protein research — call for artefacts
Hjælp til udstilling om proteinforskningens historie
A crush on pipettes
Wellcome medical history films
Hvad er et kunstobjekt?
History of medicine on video — training session and workshop
Om Colin Rennies glasskulptur
Rete — mailing list for the history of scientific instruments
WellSphere blog copyright scam
20th century history of biomedicine at UCL
European university museum meeting
Best museum exhibition involving medical technology and medical engineering
Smallpox virus glass sculpture — the problem of use of pseudocolours in public engagement with science
New digitalizing signals from the Smithsonian
'Laboratory Life' by Suzanne Anker in Berlin
Teaching at Medical Museion
Museum blogger defects to Twitter — please come back!
Museum exhibition comments on blog post
What's so sympathetic about sympathy?
Assembling a glass sculpture of ATP-synthase by Colin Rennie
Til den søde tand
Sweet gift basket for my teeth
A cure for the common cold?
The use of museum objects in teaching
Biotech is red, blue, white and green — now also in black — what about magenta?
Nanoscale science under investigation: a new issue of Spontaneous Generations
A medical revolution?
The great existential question …
When comes the first medical history e-book?
The exhaustion machine
Digital lives — not yet 2.0, but maybe soon
The Smithsonian toward a Smithsonian 2.0
Is dress and conference code a yardstick for future success of scholarly and scientific fields?
Medical knowledge and medical practice in the 20th century
The blurred distinction between research objects and museum artefacts in a university collection context
Smart spam for questionable acai berry health products
Preannouncement for Artefacts meeting at Science Museum in September
Er Design4Science simpel nok?
Phillip Warnell's current art/research work at Medical Museion
Design og videnskab
Museum visitor feedback video system
Kroppen/Usynlig Verden (The Body/Invisible World) opens next Friday at the Norwegian Technical Museum
Medical Museion on search-cube
Our new muscle man
Reflections on science and medical collections in universities
The Design4Science poster
More design for science
Design4Science at Medical Museion
History of the neurosciences
Kickbee — what's the point?
The relation between amateur and professional medical collectors
Public engagement with life extension (PhD studentships)
Dimser til den kommende butik
New Wikipedia initiative should be a must for humanities journals too
Board gaming for medical and public health education
Medicine on display — British Medical Journal on YouTube
Being surprised instead of googling in advance
Den ubesmittet undfangede vingummibamse
Emotions in science — reinventing the wheel
Museumsudstillinger i 'perpetual beta'
The medical avatar may well be a way to introduce the future to you
Postgrad course on the recent history of power, policies and health
The history of biomedicine/biotech and economic policy
History of Genetics Day, Norwich 2009
Further training opportunity for health communication bloggers
Global developments and local specificities in the history of medicine and health
From wax moulages to dough moulages
Impressions from Deutsches Museum (2) — live research in the museum
A group of Wellcome Library staff members
Artifact or artefact?
Exhibition-making behind the scene
Epidemiology as a practice of collecting
Visualization in biomedicine — last issue of Die Gegenwort
Impressions from Deutsches Museum (1)
Next European university museum meeting in Toulouse, June 2009
History of medicine PhD scholarships in London, 2009-2011
The journal Performance Research invites contributions to thematic issue about the stretching, rendering and formation of the decentred, displaced, denatured or amalgamated body
Conference give-aways as medical ephemera
New journal for museum and collection scholars
Galaxy Zoo + Obama campaign = a medical heritage curatorial movement?
1001 blog posts later — almost four years old
Today is World Philosophy Day: Should we kill healthy people for their organs?
The hidden meaning in a microarray image
Why do we blog and other important questions (reply to Martin Fenner, Nature Networks)
Curating medical artifacts with an eye to the future
Museums and biographies
Digestive system house (CasAnus)
Coffee and the body
Next SymbioticA Biotech Art workshop in Stavanger, Norway, 18-21 November
The presence of biomedical identity trumps mundane identity in the night hours
Baltic-Nordic network for medical museums
Useful list of medical history museums worldwide
A rebuilt museumblogs.org — please save the archive!
The recent history of personal genome services — next week is deCoDEme's and 23andMe's 1st year birthdays
History of robotics — in medical museum exhibitions etc. (CFP)
Is 'Biomedicine on Display' a metamedical object?
Museological empiricism — impressions from the Hunterian Museum in Glasgow
Using imaging technology to buy shoes — the 'Schucoskop'
Our museum guest-book — a source for romantic encounters
Want to spend some research time in the collections of the Science Museum?
Science and the public: uncertain pasts, presents and futures
Auctioning imaging diagnostics — another step in the marketization of medicine
An art historian's concern with high-tech baby making
Musik fra det indre øre
Music from the inner ear
Material worlds (Leicester, 15-17 December) — draft programme
Philosophy of history vs. museum tangibles and specifics
The recent history of evidence-based medicine
Hall of Shame — the most fraudulent, vile, depraved, despicable, base, evil, wretched and slimy scientists of all times
NLM's public health exhibition: 'Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health'
A banner — at last
Science blogging — and the power, beauty and fragility of science
Body + art + disease (LA 6 November)
Neuroimaging in the courtroom — can we blame our brains? (Cambridge, 21 October)
Social and biosciences — a critical collaboration (Lancaster 11-12 December)
Wet specimens, choir singing and lung testing at Medical Museion during Copenhagen Night of Culture
Biomedical identity in a tattoo
Exhibitions shall be argumentative and seductive!
Collecting medical artefacts as a public-private enterprise
'A Biometric Tale' showing at the Imagine Science Film Festival next week
Science dancing as science communication
Medical theme restaurant Hospitalis in Riga, Latvia
A true 'biomedicine-on-display' Nobel prize
Can historians trust scientists as sources for auto/biographical stories?
More history and philosophy of science journal editors join the protest against European Science Foundation's journal rating policy
Has the emergence of the life sciences reconfigured C. P. Snow's two-cultures thesis?
Hvorfor fik Robert Gallo ikke årets Nobelpris?
Why didn't the Nobel Assembly give the prize to Gallo?
Moving beyond recognition — how to make sense of recent medical artefacts?
Art, science and material objects
Online spaces that escape the digital wall of the offical museum website
Medical museum for kids
The Kircher connection: Jacob Kirkegaard's 'Labyrinthitis' at the Museum of Jurassic Technology
Public engagement with autopsy — the ultimate surgery
Visit Medical Museion during the Night of Culture in Copenhagen, 10 October
Biomedical identity vs. mundane personal identity — an anecdotal observation of neonatal surveillance
Guess the 2008 Nobel Prize awards
Free from sponsored blogging
Are science, technology and medicine studies hyperprofessionalised?
Writing the history of Karolinska Institute, 1810-2010
Examining the medical blogosegment
Geographies of technoscience — an online reader
Lennart Nilsson Award for virtual autopsy techniques
The geography of the medical heritage — a touch of history in the clinic
Science blogging vs. institutionally based science communication
Metaphors for proteins and proteomics
The making of a medical videographer — autobiography as a 'care of self'-genre
Curatorial research doctoral studentship in Leeds for project about 19C midwifery instruments
Evaluation report from Medical Museion International Advisory Board
Science communication and personal presence
Please, someone, put together a website about bars, cafés and restaurants with medical motifs
In our series of awesome MRI scanners …
Video publications will be indexed in MEDLINE/Pubmed
There are curators — and then there are biocurators
Biotech exhibitions between fascination / fetischism and resignation / hostility
Transforming dead bodies into scientific and artistic objects
Museum exhibitions as products and generators of scholarship
Biomedical images online for exhibition purposes
Ideas for a home-made pathological museum
Physics meets biology: Perspectives from philosophy, history and science (Edinburgh, 18-20 November)
How often do we think of exhibitions in terms of curatorial intention?
Blog recommendations: In the Pipeline, Medgadget, Relevant History, Bioephemera and bbgm (Arte y Pico chain-blog)
The bottomless pit of confusion that is the biomedical material heritage
Science as a craft
Spaghetti, medical object, or new artwork by Damien Hirst?
Less frequent posting in August — we are busy writing about curating biomedicine
Evolution Haute Couture: Art and science in the post-biological age — on exhibit in Kaliningrad from today
A spinning CT scanner as a cool museum artefact
The participatory museum — what's a medical museum 2.0 like?
What does 'display' actually mean?
Science blogging 2008 in London — for career building and public engagement with science
How some museum donors ignore scholarship, marginalise curators and strive for mediocrity
Are you interested in human remains? Then this could be your path to a dream job
Group image of the History of Biomedical Research Interest Group
University museums and the community (Manchester 16-20 September) now open for registration
Science blogging, science communication and the multitude
How to engage the public in biomedicine through the arts?
Human remains: from anatomical collections to objects of worship
What is artscience? And how can it support creativity and innovation?
All 883 health and medicine blogs on display in one image (playing with Wordle – part 3)
Biomedical animation movies and biomolecularmindedness — selling new technologies to the public (but they really need to do something about those creepy sound tracks)
No animals were harmed in the making of this website
Cloud of top 100 health and medicine blog names
Somatechnics — the technologisation of bodies and selves (Sydney, April 2009)
Medical Humanities (the journal) wants manuscripts
Sleep DNA — the 'personalized' buzz has reached the mattress industry
'The Contentious Museum' conference in Aberdeen in November promises to become a pretty cautious affair
I love pipetting — how about you? Eppendorf on YouTube
Love at a sniff — come on, ever heard about culture?
Profiles in Science: both updated and outmoded — a review of National Library of Medicine's website
Calling on a million minds — the metaphorical dimension
Anatomical models in scientific and cultural context
What's a 'liquid image'? Find out at the "Gazing into the 21st century: against 'Analpha-BILD-ismus'"–conference on images in art, science and popular culture, Göttweig, 16-18 October
Guide dogs for the blind, okay — but what about ventilation dogs for the respiratory impaired?
Humanities journals under threat from the European research bureaucracy (ERIH)
Using Wordle to create a blogroll cloud for my blog links
Public health on public display
Genetics, normality and democracy — a seminar series in Lund in the autumn
New web toy — Wordle
Smoking is feminine and chic — Swetlana Heger’s 'Smoke (Liberté Toujours)' in Kalmar’s new art museum
Conference on the politics of the life sciences (biopolitics, biocitizenship, etc.)
David Edwards' vision for Le Laboratorie (‘Artscience’ in Paris — part 2)
Le Laboratoire – art and science in Paris
Yet another argument for bringing art into science and medical museums (David Edwards's Artscience, 2008)
Art is smart, art is chic, art is sophisticated (Why do museums want to bring art and science together? — part 7)
Art and scientific citizenship (Why do museums want to bring art and science together? — part 6)
Books for the summer vacation
Art as a cross-disciplinary integrator (Why do museums want to bring art and science together? — part 5)
Craig Venter’s A Life Decoded – a captivating read for adult boys (and for historians of the contemporary life sciences)
Art and the biomedical invisibles (Why do museums want to bring art and science together? — part 4)
Once aesthetically corrupted, always corrupted (Why do museums want bring art and science together – part 3)
Why do museums want to bring art and science together? — part 2
Why do museums want to bring art and science together?
Why do you read Biomedicine on Display? And how can we make it better?
Manufactured animals in history — discourses of health and welfare
The Comfort of Things — an inquiry into unique singularities outside social notions of identity
The near-haptic quality of a heart animation
The burning cigarette lungs
Two postdoc positions in science and technology studies in Oxford
Strategic research or a dash of anarchy
Neurodegenerative brain diseases on YouTube display — the formation of biocitizenship through the participatory web
Making and sharing video tutorials
Is building a protocell to model early life on earth a topic for medical research?
Visual mediation and haptic immediacy: watching ultrasound scanning images vs. touching with the naked hand
Microarrays on museum display
Refrigerated drive-in virus sample delivery box carrying an anti-science-food-industry micro protest art installation.
Biomedicine as street poster announcement
Biomedical clip art — custom shapes for display
Associate/full professorship in history of medicine in Oslo announced
Is there a special beauty in science tied to the making of new things, new materials, new smells, new colours?
Recent biomedicine and vitality
Rethinking representational practices in contemporary art and modern life sciences
Synapse for art-science-technology collaborations
Exhibition on 20th century anaesthesiology and intensive care at the Euroanaesthesia 2008 meeting
The age of anxiety: A history of America’s turbulent affair with tranquilizers
Publications from the 'Biomedicine on Display' project, 2005-2008
The history of personalized medicine
The aesthetics of biomedical desktop images is a much under-researched area of visual culture studies.
Meeting our Advisory Board
Heritage and wellbeing
Travelling exhibitions and the experience economy
Ego-documents in biomedicine
Multipurpose objects become specific medical objects through their use
'Science as Autobiography' lost in translation — 免疫学の巨人イェルネ
What makes these things medical objects?
Medicoprisen 2008 (The Annual Award of the Danish Medical Industry Organisation) to Medical Museion
Anatomical Theatre — the hanging makes all the difference
Tools of the surgical trade — the visual materiality of instruments
Are there any microarray tattoos out there in the skin world?
Killing off a piece of bioart
Three reflections on the upcoming synthetic life conference in Roskilde
Synthetic life — is it possible? what's the impact?
Reiner Matysik's giant artificial organism show opens in Bonn today
Pharma lab chemical compound bottles as designer's objects for collecting
Is the microarray replacing DNA as the icon for biomedicine and the life sciences?
Natasha Demkina (The Girl with X-Ray Eyes) filmed by Phillip Warnell
Buttons for biomedicine
Biomedicine on display — via the participatory web
MoMA online exhibition of design, science and art
Auto-Bio-Phagies — a blind alley for those who want to revisit the historical subject
Avoid boring Watson
European Science Foundation and Kafka
Beware of the digital museum — keyboards harbour harmful bacteria
There are bodies everywhere …
REAL instruments, please, not just images!
Medical Museion on Swedish TV – Part 4
Science & The Public, 3rd annual conference, Manchester 21-22 June
NIH is looking for a historian of post-WWII biomedicine
What about the human body in the future?
Medical Museion on Swedish TV – part 3
A medical history museum turned art gallery
Mediation and immediacy: Displaying nano surfaces in a space of stone surfaces
Another meeting on university museums
Things, Tools and Touch: Exploring New Materialisms in Science, Technology and Medicine Studies
Anatomical collections and the cultural imagery of the body
Medical Museion on Swedish TV – part 2
Joint university and museum PhD programmes is a great idea — but what about pre-specified phd projects?
Biomedicine in museums
The point of museums is to play with material stuff
November 10, 2016
Biomedicine in museums
The muse is political — the museum is political
August 30, 2016
Biomedicine in museums
(Museums)kultur som branding- og marketingsværktøj
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