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In this section, you’ll find posts on newsworthy events and stories related to the museum, from festival headliner announcements to progress reports on our new gallery.

The Clearpath Jackal robot

You might think you’ve stumbled across a proposal for the fourth Austin Powers film, but this blog comes from Post-Doctoral Research Assistant Andrew West. Andrew puts lasers on robots and makes them boldly go where no robot has gone before…

A woman in an early 20th century dress and suffragette sash and holding a parasol jumping in the air

In this guest post, actor Ruby O’Casey delves deeper into the history of the Suffragettes, including her own family’s connection to the movement.

As we reach the end of our Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond exhibition, we’re finding out a little bit more about our funders the Granada Foundation and the work they do. 

The 'Modelling the Very Small' strand of the Wonder Materials exhibition. Image copyright: Jason Lock Photography 2016

We are delighted to welcome on board the Granada Foundation as funders for our Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond exhibition—find out here why they want to be involved.

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