Associate Curator, Iona Farrell, and Collections Review Registrar, Laura Gibson, take us behind the scenes to explore their work studying and reviewing some of the incredible items we care for.
In the latest of our Climate Talks, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry, called for ambition to be matched by action, as the Science Museum Group’s Communications Director, Pete Dickinson describes.
To mark Changing Places Awareness Day, and the opening of two new Changing Places facilities at our museums, Head of Access & Equity Fiona Slater explores the importance and impact of toilet activism.
The first of 300,000 historic items from the Science Museum Group Collection have arrived in their new home, an innovative collection management facility at the National Collections Centre in Wiltshire.
Climate change is the most pressing challenge facing our planet. We all need to come together to take urgent and sustained action to protect people and the natural world. Today is World Environment Day (Saturday 5 June), a day to inspire people across the world to take action to improve our planet.
As part of our Open for All blog series, Science Museum Research Fellow Shelley Saggar discusses how the Science Museum Group is researching culturally sensitive items in the collection to help better understand their significance and ensure all objects are cared for respectfully.
In a once-in-a-lifetime acquisition for the nation, the remarkable contents of Professor Stephen Hawking’s office – including his personal reference library, innovative wheelchairs and communications equipment, medals, memorabilia and even the office furniture – will join the Science Museum Group Collection.
As the National Science and Media Museum unveils a new display, Interpretation Developer Charlotte Howard, explores the story of Bradford’s multicultural origins and how one photographic studio captured the moment.
American inventor Mary Kenner spent her life inventing objects that made everyday tasks easier for people. To mark her birthday, Assistant Curator Rebecca Raven explores her life and work, including the invention of the sanitary belt, which played an important but overlooked role in the development of menstrual products.
The world’s biggest vaccine manufacturer is the Serum Institute of India. Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Umesh Shaligram, Executive Director, about its vast COVID-19 vaccination effort.