Science Museum

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Sponsorship

After staunch criticism, Science Museum defends oil company Shell’s sponsorship of its climate exhibition

Director Ian Blatchford says that the Science Museum Group "retains editorial control" over London show

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Sponsorship

‘Things have to change’: third speaker pulls out of Science Museum Group climate talk in protest against oil sponsorship

Broadcaster Robin Ince joins George Monbiot and Mark Lynas in withdrawing from the Climate Talks event over the UK institution's funding from oil companies BP and Equinor

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coronavirus

Museums around the world step up to be transformed into vaccination centres

London's Science Museum and a West Midlands museum where Peaky Blinders was filmed are just some of the venues doubling up as Covid-19 vaccine hubs

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Acquisitions

UK Science Museum group is building a coronavirus collection in response to pandemic

Other institutions reflect on ethical concerns linked to Covid-19 material

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In the frame

Marc Quinn’s sculpture of Zombie Boy will stand in the Science Museum

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Art theft

John Dee’s crystal among a spate of London museum thefts

The V&A, the British Museum and Science Museum have all been targets

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Leonardo da Vinci

London exhibition uses interactive computer programmes to explore the world of da Vinci

Leonardo flies again at the Science Museum