The Science Museum is a partner in a major collaborative research project known as HoNESt—an acronym for History of Nuclear Energy and Society—that launched on 1 September 2015.
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:
An initiative that explores how people in the past used instruments, machines and equipment to achieve particular results.
This project explores 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 Group is a partner in a consortium to develop and test new audience experiences using cutting edge augmented reality technology.
The Science Museum Group is collecting material telling the story of the UN’s International Year of the Periodic Table in 2019.
This project re-engaged Year 7 pupils with science at the transition stage between primary and secondary school.
In this project we worked with schools in disadvantaged areas of London.
This innovative project used film to inspire Year 7 students and educate them about the subject of energy.
We worked with the London Canal Museum and Beauchamp Lodge Floating Classroom to deliver a sustained programme of free outreach events.
To coincide with the reopening of the Science Museum’s Launchpad gallery, this project delivered science shows at schools across the UK.