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MOSI wins CardiacSmart Award

11 April 2013

The first aid team at MOSI has won an Award from the North West Ambulance Service for their training on Defibrillators.

Objects from great journeys brought out for celebrations

08 April 2013

Historic objects related to Jack Alcock’s 1919 flight across the Atlantic have gone on display for Easter activities.

Manchester connects to Earth’s symphony of sound

28 March 2013

Live seismic recordings of the Earth forms part of a unique sound and video installation at MOSI.

New Director Gets MOSI Moving

13 April 2012

Jean Franczyk, the new director at MOSI (Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester) today revealed her plans to revitalise MOSI’s heritage site and to put the Museum firmly on the national and international stage.

Grow sunflowers for Turing

22 March 2012

Thousands of sunflowers will be planted in honour of the mathematician Alan Turing.

Triplane inspires new play

21 February 2012

Aviation pioneer AV Roe’s replica 1909 Triplane, is the inspiration for a new play to be performed at MOSI.

Innovation message in a bottle

02 February 2012

MOSI (Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester) is appealing for budding inventors to send a message in a bottle.

Earliest electric lamp shines again

01 February 2012

An arc lamp – the earliest form of electric light dating back to the early 1800s – has been restored.

New Director of MOSI announced

20 January 2012

Jean M. Franczyk has been announced today as the new Museum director at MOSI (Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester) following the merger between MOSI and National Museum of Science & Industry (NMSI).

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.

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