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The Zoology Department was delighted to invite Professor Helen Chatterjee to give a talk at this year's Equalities and Wellbeing Lecture, 6th in the series on Thursday 2nd February 2023.  There were more than 100 attendees in person with an option to join remotely from across Cambridge and beyond with a Q&A session afterwards.  This lecture was supported by the Collections Connections Communities Strategic Research Initiative.

The title of Helen’s talk: 'Why visiting a museum is good for everyone: cultural heritage, health and wellbeing’

Prof Chatterjee kindly allowed us to record the lecture and share it more widely via YouTube.

Helen Chatterjee is Professor of Human & Ecological Health at UCL. She is also currently the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Research Programme Director for Health Inequalities. Helen co-founded the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance; is an Advisor to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Arts and Health; and is a Founding Trustee of the National Centre for Creative Health. In 2015, she received an MBE for Services to Higher Education and Culture. Helen recently launched the world’s first postgraduate programme in Creative Health - a Masters in Arts and Sciences at UCL. More details can be found here: