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Wellcome Trust Appoints Angela Saward

4 February 2005

The Wellcome Trust has appointed Angela Saward as Curator of Moving Images & Sound working within the Wellcome Library.

She will maintain and manage the audiovisual resources alongside Ruth Blue, Assistant Film & Sound Researcher.

Prior to her 13.5 years at Film Images (London) as Administrator, Research Co-Ordinator and latterly as Director and General Manager, Angela’s career has encompassed working in the field of marketing, library and information science.

From 2001-3 Angela was on the FOCAL Executive and also chair of the Events and Entertainments Committee.

Angela’s first degree was in English Literature and she completed a business MA in 2000 at the London Institute in Media Technology Administration.

Angela joins Wellcome at an exciting time, with plans for the refurbishment of 183 Euston Road as a new public space well underway. Opening in 2006, 183 will incorporate exhibition spaces, library, bookshop and café.

Angela can be contacted direct on 020 7611 8779 or a.saward@wellcome.ac.uk

Media contact

Mark Anderson – 020 7611 8612

Notes to Editor:

1. The Wellcome Trust is an independent research funding charity established in 1936 under the will of the tropical medicine pioneer Sir Henry Wellcome. The Trust’s mission is to foster and promote research with the aim of improving human and animal health and it currently spends over £400 million per annum.

http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/

2. Housing hundreds of thousands of books, journals, manuscript, pictures and films, the Wellcome Library is one of the world's greatest collections covering the meaning and history of medicine.

http://library.wellcome.ac.uk/