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New Director of Museum of Science & Industry announced

01 May

The next Director of the Museum of Science & Industry will be Sally MacDonald, currently UCL's Director of Public and Cultural Engagement.

Open for Business: British manufacturing and industry through the lens of 9 Magnum photographers

17 April

Multistory and Magnum Photos have commissioned 9 of the world's leading photographers to document contemporary British manufacturing for a touring exhibition.

Chancellor visits Museum of Science & Industry to announce new investment

28 March

Chancellor George Osborne has visited the Museum to announce the government’s £800,000 investment in it.

Fighter plane flies away from Museum of Science & Industry

07 February

Nineteen years after it arrived, the Spitfire Fighter Reconnaissance aeroplane is returned to the RAF Museum, Hendon.

Did you know Ferranti’s Transformer Man?

10 January 2012

MOSI (Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester) is seeking information about a series of photographs taken in the 1920s by the former Hollinwood-based company Ferranti, of a man standing next to a range of transformers.

Christmas comes early for MOSI’s Harley winner

21 December 2011

A doctor from Lancashire is celebrating Christmas early this year as he is the lucky winner of a Harley-Davidson bike!

Plant scientist wins FameLab regional heat at MOSI

14 December 2011

A plant scientist from the University of Durham has won the North West regional heat of FameLab UK 2012, the competition to find the new voices of science communication.

MOSI wins Museums & Heritage award

12 May 2011

MOSI was voted winner of the M & H Online Readers Award, as part of the 2011 Museums & Heritage Awards for Excellence, announced last night.

Computer behind The Fall goes on display

08 April 2011

The computer system which helped create many of the distinctive sounds of Manchester bands such as The Fall, The Charlatans and The Inspiral Carpets, has now made history itself and has been donated to MOSI to help tell the story of the music industry.

Capacity audience awaits Dr Gunther von Hagens' first-ever UK lecture

22 May 2008

This fascinating lecture, held in association with MOSI and Scalpel, Manchester Medics Surgical Society, is just one of a number of events that Dr von Hagens will be taking part in during his visit to Manchester.

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