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This blog is written by staff and volunteers who work at the museum, including Curators, Conservators, Operational and Events staff.

 

Guest Authors

 

We will often publish posts by non-Museum of Science and Industry staff and volunteers – these are our guest authors.

  • Guest Authors

    To find out more about our guest authors, you can find their biographies at the end of each post.

  • Sarah Baines

    Sarah Baines is the Associate Curator at the Museum of Science and Industry. She is part of the Collections team, and works on developing our science and industry collection. Her latest project was co-curating the Wonder Materials exhibition.

  • Katie Belshaw

    Katie Belshaw is Curator of Industrial Heritage here at the Museum of Science and Industry. She looks after the museum’s industry collections and is working on the development of a new gallery about Manchester’s growth into the world’s first modern, industrial city.

  • Antonio Benitez

    Antonio is the Director of Manchester Science Festival, produced by the Museum of Science and Industry.

  • Kate Campbell-Payne

    Kate is the Communications Officer at the Museum of Science and Industry. She works within both marketing and PR, with a particular passion for social media. Her interests range from canals to quantum physics, and she is queen of the #onthisday tweets on @msimanchester.

  • Alice Cliff

    Alice Cliff is the Curator of Science and Technology here at the Museum of Science and Industry.

  • Mark Clifford

    Mark Clifford is Building Conservation Manager in the Estates team here at the Museum of Science and Industry.

  • Laura Cooper

    Laura Cooper is part of our amazing volunteering team here at the Museum of Science and Industry.

  • Anthony Dawson

    Anthony Dawson is a Volunteer Locomotive Fireman here at the Museum of Science and Industry.

  • Adam Flint

    Adam Flint is the Creative Content and Event Developer within the Learning team at the Museum of Science and Industry.

  • Ceri Forster

    Ceri is an Archivist within the Collections team here at the Museum of Science and Industry.

  • Kim Gowland

    Kim is the Head of Marketing and Communications at the Museum of Science and Industry. She has over 20 years' experience working in the cultural sector, including in marketing/communications, audience development, fundraising and leadership roles. Before working at MSI, she worked as Assistant Director at the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern ..

  • Rowena Hartley

    Rowena Hartley is the Collections Care Assistant here at the Museum of Science and Industry. She is currently working on helping to prepare the collection and stores for the Special Exhibition Gallery.

  • Jan Hicks

    Jan Hicks is the Archives and Information Manager here at the Museum of Science and Industry.

  • Nancy Hopkins

    Nancy is Marketing Manager at the Musuem of Science and Industry. Long time reader, first time blogger. Be gentle.

  • Meg McHugh

    Meg McHugh is the Senior Curator of Collections here at the Museum of Science and Industry.

  • Mike Perry

    Mike is the museum's Web Manager, a role that includes serving as guardian of this blog. This is his first foray into the wonderful world of museums, having spent over eight years working in digital content for various media agencies and outlets.

  • Kloe Rumsey

    Kloe Rumsey is a Project Conservator in the Collections team at the Museum of Science and Industry.

  • Rupinder Sandhu

    Rupinder Sandhu is the Project Collections Information Officer at the Museum of Science and Industry. She has worked here for two years on various projects within the Collections Team and on the gallery decants for the Special Exhibitions Gallery. Her interests range from archaeology and heritage to travelling.

  • Jan Shearsmith

    Jan is an Archivist within the Collections team here at the Museum of Science and Industry.

  • Tania Seher Wilson

    Tania is the Partnerships and Collaborative Programme Manager for Contemporary Science in the MSF team here at the Museum of Science and Industry.

  • Amy Yip

    Amy Yip is a volunteer here at the Museum of Science and Industry.

  • Georgina Young

    Georgina is the Head Curator here at the Museum of Science and Industry.