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Science and Industry Museum blog

Ladislav from Sow the City CIC reports on his research and discusses what the organisation has been up to in its facility at the Boiler House in Moss Side.

Frankie from Sow the City reports on the thinking behind the organisation’s Carbon Supermarket installation at Manchester Science Festival, and discusses why shopping for sustainable food is so important for addressing the climate emergency.

Manchester has earned its place in computing history, and it continues to be a pioneer in computer science today.

To celebrate Manchester Science Festival 2022, Roger Highfield, Science Director, has been working with Professor Richard Wiseman at the University of Hertfordshire and Professor Caroline Watt at the University of Edinburgh to conduct a survey to find out what you think of virtual assistants, from Cortana to Siri.

Community Partnerships Producer Claire Critchley looks at how our exhibition Cancer Revolution: Science, innovation and hope has inspired a community group of writers to tell their stories.

To mark LGBT+ History Month, Senior Curator Katie Belshaw showcases some recent additions to the Science Museum Group’s collection which reveal more about the life and legacy of one of Manchester’s most celebrated scientists and favourite LGBT+ heroes, Alan Turing.