Tomorrow (28th July), Locomotion will be our first of our five museums to open its doors to visitors. Roger Highfield, Science Director, describes the science behind reopening.
Never before have so many of the world’s researchers focused so urgently on a single topic. Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses how COVID-19 has highlighted the critical role of science in combating disease and how the greatest health challenge of a generation has changed science.
In the global race to curb the pandemic, scientists are testing a new kind of vaccine. Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to key figures in the ‘David and Goliath’ race for a COVID-19 ‘RNA vaccine’.
Sir Michael Marmot, Director of the Institute of Health Equity at University College London, talks to Science Director Roger Highfield about why some communities are at higher risk of COVID-19.
Roger Highfield discusses the risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, both real and perceived, with Dr Sander van der Linden.
In the first of a new regular blog series launched in response to the Black Lives Matter movement, Chief Executive Sir Ian Blatchford describes how the Science Museum Group is focused on meaningful and ongoing change.
Curator Alex Rose celebrates World Oceans Day with a look at the deep sea adventures of TOBI and GLORIA.
To celebrate National Volunteers’ Week, we asked colleagues across the Science Museum Group to share their experiences volunteering to help the fight against the coronavirus.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, outlines the science of lockdowns and how to end the pandemic.
As the National Railway Museum reveals a sustainable vision for its new Central Hall, Karen Livingstone, the Science Museum Group’s Director of Masterplan and Estate, explains how our plans are shaped by the past, present and – crucially – the future of five museums which together are visited by more than five million people each year.