Executive Lead for Collections Services and Science and Industry Museum Director Sally MacDonald reflects on how our value of being open for all is reflected in our approach to collecting and curation.
The pandemic has led to the steepest slowdown in human activity since the Second World War. Science Director, Roger Highfield, asks what this means for climate change.
Sir Ian Blatchford reflects on the achievements of former Science Museum Director Dame Margaret Weston, who sadly died in January 2021.
Details of the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine are published today, showing encouraging efficacy and some puzzling features. Science Director, Roger Highfield, talks to the trial’s Chief Investigator about the vaccine, trial regulation and a surprising bonus result.
Many COVID-19 drugs, vaccines and tests depend on ‘the spike’. Roger Highfield, Science Director, describes why it is now the most important protein on the planet.
As we publish our new Access Framework, Director of Learning Susan Raikes shares how this document will guide our work on accessibility and ensure that it continues with energy and urgency.
Britain is planning the first human ‘challenge studies’, where people are deliberately infected with SARS-CoV-2. Roger Highfield, Science Director, explores the risks and benefits.
Sir Ian Blatchford, Director and Chief Executive of the Science Museum Group provides an update on the temporary closure of our five museums.
Deputy Director of the Science Museum Dr Julia Knights explores how we’re enhancing our biodiversity, a key part of our building back sustainably mantra at the Science Museum Group.
Curator of Art Collections Dr. Katy Barrett explores how working with artists in response to themes and objects in our collection can help to illuminate the role of science in our lives and identities. This post is part of our Open for All series.