Across the world, 90% of people are meat-eaters, and global consumption continues to rise. New research has revealed the cost of keeping so much meat on the menu. Meat the Future presents cutting-edge research on the environmental and health impacts of eating meat and considers the future impacts of our diet.
Bringing together the celebrated art of Kurt Jackson with reflections from Oxford University researchers, this exhibition explored biodiversity across British landscapes and considered the future of our country's habitats.
From the arrival of the earliest modern humans to the people of the present day, our Settlers exhibition tells the dynamic story of Britain's ever-changing population as revealed by genetics, archaeology and demography.
Throughout your life, your brain undergoes extraordinary changes, and makes you the person you are. The Brain Diaries exhibition and event programme revealed how the latest neuroscience is transforming what we know about our brains, from birth to the end of life.
A ground-breaking photographic exhibition of science and art, Microsculpture presented insect specimens from the museum's collections like never before. The beautifully-lit, high magnification portraiture of photographer Levon Biss captures the microscopic form of these animals in striking high-resolution detail.
How William Smith and his maps changed geology. A bicentenary exhibition to celebrate William Smith and his publication of the first geological map of England and Wales. Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
9 October 2015 – 31 January 2016
All living organisms need to sense changes in their environments. Current research is exploring the mechanisms involved, and how we might benefit from this understanding.