• ON EDGE: The Sound of Anxiety

    Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 13:00
    Location: Exhibition Gallery, First Floor
    Price: Free, drop in

    Can you hear anxiety? Take part in a live experiment and find out if it’s possible to identify the cause of breathlessness from audio recordings of people breathing. The findings from this study will help researchers Natasha Lovell and Simon Etkind from the Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation at King's College London...


  • ON EDGE: Is this for real?

    Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 19:00
    Location: Science Gallery London, Theatre
    Price: FREE, booking essential


    Depersonalisation, the feeling that you are not real, and derealisation, the feeling that the world around you is not real, are symptoms experienced by some individuals with anxiety. In this event combining dance, philosophy and science, researchers and artists will share how altered perspectives can aid creativity, and in turn how creative acts may help alleviate and...


  • ON EDGE: Streets Ahead: Building a Mindful Metropolis

    Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 14:00
    Location: Science Gallery London
    Price: Free, drop in

    What impact does living in a city like London have on our mental health? Are factors like access to green spaces, high-rise housing, social inequality and pollution making us more anxious? 

    Hear from Thrive LDN and researchers from King’s College London, about the relationship between urban life and mental health, and help us redesign the streets of London for more mindful...