Church of Scientology E-Meter from the Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Weird science at the Whipple

So why does the Whipple Museum have a 1980s Scientology E-meter in its collection? Following on from our ‘Why is this here?’ (WTH?) live streaming series, we visited Josh Nall, Curator of Modern Sciences in the Whipple Museum of the History of Science, to find out. The ‘WTH?’ series of live streams we ran across the University museums on Periscope… Read full article

Redesign: unclogging the blog

Since launching in 2012 the blog has seen a steady increase of posts and visitors, but we felt it had outgrown its old structure and focus. It was time for a change. We started with a creative session to identify audiences and objectives, and looked at our analytics and user engagement. Based on the findings, the key improvements we focused… Read full article

Exploring Art, Technology and Dataculture at in_collusion’s R&D Artist Lab

The University of Cambridge Museums are a partner in Collusion’s in_collusion programme. The programme seeks to: develop Cambridge and the wider area as a centre of excellence for interdisciplinary arts and technology collaboration; support the production of excellent art; enhance creative technology skills; and transfer knowledge across sectors. Through a series of Labs, week long development sessions for artists, the… Read full article