Go behind the scenes and discover more about our work to record Stephen Hawking’s office.
For anyone working near a university campus, the influx of new and returning students is hard to miss. It’s hard to imagine that in the three years prior, national lockdowns closed universities and schools. Staff had to find innovative ways of switching to online teaching but also how to deliver hands on practical experiments to their students – wherever they were in the world.
On 30 January 1890 adventurer and journalist Elizabeth Bisland made history, circumnavigating the world in just 76 days. Her remarkable journey was recorded on a rare globe, now part of the Science Museum Group Collection.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have noticed people wearing a sunflower symbol on a green background on lanyards, badges, or face coverings. Curator Selina Hurley explains why we have added these sunflower symbols to our collection.
We’ve been thinking about sensory access across our sites. The Science Museum Group contains a number of large, often busy galleries with exhibits and interactives to stimulate all the senses, but what are the implications of these for visitors and colleagues with Sensory Access requirements?
Roger Highfield discusses the $3.5 billion pandemic vaccine development plan of CEPI, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, with its CEO, Richard Hatchett, at the launch of the Injecting Hope exhibition.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, rounds up the reaction to the latest UN Climate Change Conference, COP27.
This year marks the centenary of the 1922 Everest expedition and Science Museum Keeper of Medicine, Natasha McEnroe, explores the kit used on the expedition, the innovations in techology the trek inspired and the lesser-known story of the people in Tibet who were a key part of this landmark attempt, as part of our Open for All blog series.
This National Road Safety Week (14 – 20 November 2022) William Sims, Associate Curator at the National Collections Centre, explores the origins of the Transport Road and Research Laboratory and the work they carry out to make our roads safe.
In this blog post Fiona Slater, Head of Access and Equity, interviews Jenni Hunt, founder of ‘Our Objects’.
Go behind the scenes with Collection Unpacking Assistants Esme & Holly as they celebrate unpacking 100,000 items from the Science Museum Group Collection in their new home.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports on how the need for urgent action to curb climate change has intensified as the UK’s presidency of COP26 draws to a close.