In this blog post Fiona Slater, Head of Access and Equity, interviews Jenni Hunt, founder of ‘Our Objects’.
Sir David Attenborough has been on television for seven decades. Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to the world’s most respected wildlife broadcaster about the huge changes he has witnessed since he started out with the BBC, and what to expect next.
In early 2020, we commissioned artist Bedwyr Williams to create an artistic response to the Science Museum Group Collection and its new home at the National Collections Centre (NCC) in Wiltshire, which will open to the public in 2024.
Climate change is the defining challenge of this century. Across the Science Museum Group we have put the issue at the heart of our work, from making the most of our opportunity to engage the millions of people who visit us with the science of climate change to achieving a rigorous net zero target by 2033.
Our Director of Learning, Susan Raikes, reflects on the launch of our Open for All Strategy
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses the work of Sir Roger Penrose, the latest Science Museum Group Fellow.
This month a major Science Museum Group collection milestone has been reached: more than 150,000 objects now have an image attached in our online collection. Up from 5% in 2018, over a third of all objects in the collection are now visible online in a dramatic increase in accessibility.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, visits ITER in southern France, the world’s largest fusion project, to assess whether it will mark a milestone in averting harmful climate change.
As part of the Science Museum Group’s COVID-19 Collecting Project we have acquired a portrait by Roxana Halls of Katie Tomkins, Mortuary and Post-Mortem Services Manager at West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust, created as part of the Portraits for NHS Heroes project in response to the pandemic.
Although Omicron is milder than first feared, there is a failure of political imagination when it comes to the implications for pandemic preparedness. Roger Highfield, Science Director, looks beyond Omicron with the government’s influential life sciences advisor, Sir John Bell.
A statement from Dame Mary Archer following the resignation of two Science Museum Group Trustees.
On Tuesday 19 October, the Science Museum welcomed 180 of the world’s top investors in innovation for a Global Investment Summit hosted by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson.