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.
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.
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.
On Thursday 25 March, for the second event in the Open Talk series, the Science Museum Group was joined by an expert panel to explore issues around discriminatory technology and how we can create technology that truly works for everyone.
As part of our Open for All series, Marketing Officer Lorna Hutchman explores the advances in accessibility that are creating a more inclusive gaming industry.
Executive Lead for Collections Services and Science and Industry Museum Director Sally MacDonald reflects on how our value of being open for all is reflected in our approach to collecting and curation.
In celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February, Science Museum Group’s Director of Learning Susan Raikes outlines the importance of encouraging women and girls into careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) and highlights some of the many roles available.
In the latest blog in our Open for All series, we look at the role disability has played in advancing scientific techniques.
As we publish our new Access Framework, Director of Learning Susan Raikes shares how this document will guide our work on accessibility and ensure that it continues with energy and urgency.