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In the first of a new regular blog series launched in response to the Black Lives Matter movement, Chief Executive Sir Ian Blatchford describes how the Science Museum Group is focused on meaningful and ongoing change.

To celebrate National Volunteers’ Week, we asked colleagues across the Science Museum Group to share their experiences volunteering to help the fight against the coronavirus.

This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, emerging from the surface of cells

The development of COVID-19 treatments, tests, drugs and vaccines will be accelerated by molecular understanding of the COVID-19 virus. Roger Highfield, Science Director, looks at what is happening in Britain’s most prestigious molecular biology laboratory.

Wooden model of turnip yellow mosaic virus.

Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses how digital technologies can curb COVID-19 with Hannah Fry, who conducted a prescient simulation of a UK outbreak, and Dr Alice Tan of MizMedi Women’s Hospital, who explains why South Korea’s death toll is relatively low.