To celebrate National Poetry Day (7 October 2021), we invited poets to write a piece inspired by our incredible objects in the Science Museum Group Collection.
In a few weeks’ time, world leaders will gather in Glasgow for COP26 – the United Nations Climate Change Conference. With sustainability increasingly at the front of our minds, many people and organisations are trying to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. We have committed to reaching Net Zero by 2033. As part of this goal, we are looking how we produce temporary exhibitions and the changes we can make to reduce our environmental impact. Showcasing science from around the world […]
Today (Tuesday 21 September) is World Alzheimer’s Day. To mark the day, we asked colleagues at the Science Museum and National Railway Museum to share more about our commitment to being Dementia Friendly.
Delta infections are surging in highly vaccinated countries, like the UK, that once seemed to have made progress in curbing COVID-19. Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Professor Ravindra “Ravi” Gupta of the University of Cambridge, about why Delta is the most concerning variant seen so far.
There is no bigger challenge facing humanity than climate change. Over the summer, hundreds of thousands of people have visited the Science Museum for fun, inspiration and discovery, with many exploring Our Future Planet. This fabulous exhibition highlights the nature-based and technological solutions for taking carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, a small but significant part of what we must do globally alongside tackling our reliance on fossil fuels to reduce the impacts of dangerous climate change. Thousands more people […]
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 three 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.