Find out more about previous research projects undertaken by the Science Museum.
We are expanding our work in and with China—this project explored opportunities to work with our collections in new ways.
This project explored the meaning and use of the category ‘applied science’ from its emergence to its fading at the end of the Cold War.
The Science Museum is a partner in a major collaborative research project known as HoNESt that launched on 1 September 2015.
This project explored opportunities and constraints regarding access, consultation and communication between the Science Museum Group and the volunteer heritage sector.
An intermedial study of the public culture of science (1950-1970), comparing museum exhibitions and TV programmes on similar themes.
Two family historians tell the human stories behind some of the extraordinary objects in the Science Museum’s collections.
In 2015, scholars from across the world discussed narratives for a future exhibition on science, technology and music.
Electronic music history explored through the work of pioneer Daphne Oram and studios EMS and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
Science, technology and medicine historians discussed issues in the public culture of science history with museum professionals.
The Science Museum searched for people with a passion for music and music technologies to collaborate on ideas for the museum’s collections.
Science Museum Composer in Residence, Jean-Philippe Calvin, created a soundtrack for the 1927 silent film ‘Museums of the New Age’.