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Projects

The Science Museum Group’s work covers many different aspects, from conservation and curation to research and an extensive Learning programme.

Below you can find a selection of our work:

 

Public engagement

Sonic Futures

This project aimed to deliver an interactive public engagement programme involving audiences in the creation of new approaches to curating sound technologies at the National Science and Media Museum.

The first vial of COVID vaccine used in a mass immunisation programme
Public engagement

Hunt for the Vaccine

Over the last year, the Science Museum Group has undertaken fascinating and important work in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that has shaken the world and forced us to change our behaviours dramatically.

Stack of cassettes and CDs
Public engagement, Research, Digital

#SonicFriday

#SonicFriday aimed to find new ways of making people interact with the Science Museum Group’s Sound Technologies collection using digital platforms.

This project aims to transform understandings of the relationship between science, technology, and unorthodox forms of spiritual belief in modern Britain.

Participants of We Make London rehearsing at the Lyric
Learning, Public engagement

We Make London

This project connected scientific skills with creative exploration to encourage young people to see science as something for them.

A multi-partner international initiative, bringing together cultural organisations, policy makers, academics, professional bodies, support agencies, and communities of practice, to build digitally confident museums.

The first vial of COVID vaccine used in a mass immunisation programme.
Collection management

Collecting COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Science Museum Group’s curators are researching stories and identifying objects to collect on the nation’s behalf.