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Cracking the Elements Book
Interviewing Yuri Oganessian
Live Events and Science Shows
‘A must-see exhibition’ – New Scientist: Exceptional fossil evidence reveals the frondy, spongy, leafy nature of the earliest animal life in a new exhibition at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, with my text.
Cracking the Elements – the periodic table
Glenn Seaborg and Maria Goeppert Mayer
English Heritage asked me to retell Whitby Abbey’s legends and myths to help new audiences explore this unique location. Hear one of the stories here – Bram Stoker’s Dracula Diary.
Coal not Dole
Mildenhall Museum text-writing
The People’s Museum, Brent
My latest project with the Oxford University Museum of Natural History looks at the enormous role played in our lives by the most minuscule of organisms, bacteria.
The National Trust commissioned me to write text for Quarry Bank, a key spinning mill of the early industrial revolution, based on their extensive archives.
I spoke at the Big Feed Festival 2018 about the hidden food history of Banbury while chemist Andres Tretiakov blew up custard powder and turned things pretty colours.
At KAUST university in Saudi Arabia I spoke to students about the importance of sharing science stories.
I immersed myself in the world of whales to write the text for the Natural History Museum’s recent blockbuster exhibition.
I developed an interpretation strategy and delivered text for the new Postal Museum and Mail Rail in London, telling the story of how the postal service changed Britain.
The dazzling map that changed the world
© 2019 Rebecca Mileham