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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.

To mark the start of Manchester Science Festival’s programme on climate and ideas for a better world, Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham reflects on how Greater Manchester’s vision of becoming carbon-neutral by 2038 will also mean the city is primed to influence future progress and lead the next Industrial Revolution, through a zero-carbon economy.

The Science Museum Group and Science and Industry Museum have been announced as one of the 30 creative teams selected to take part on the Festival UK* 2022 R&D (Research and Development) Project, working with an extraordinary group of collaborators from different disciplines and artforms.

By Aleksandra Besevic and Zakiya Leeming

Sound Tracks at the Science and Industry Museum

How do you transform history into music? How about engineering into notes or a train whistle into quavers and chords? A creative PhD project in collaboration with the museum is taking a look at how the story of our historic railway can be transformed into rhythm, melody and sound.

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