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Groupwide Projects

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.

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

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.

Soyuz capsule
Public engagement

Tim Peake’s Spacecraft Tour

On its 20-month tour of the UK, over 1.3 million people visited the Soyuz spacecraft which brought Tim Peake safely back to Earth.