Explore the issues around diversity and inclusion in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) in Open Talk—a new series of online talks sharing the untold stories of science.
Open Talk will connect you with an international line up of cultural figures, scientists, authors and policy makers exploring themes including race and identity, unconscious bias in tech and inequality in STEM.
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Transforming space: Recruiting the world’s first parastronauts
What does an inclusive approach to human spaceflight look like?
The Guilty Feminist: Women in Medicine
With International Women’s Day just around the corner, we celebrated early with a special livestreamed recording of the smash-hit podcast The Guilty Feminist.
Does Tech Discriminate?
Join our panel of experts, chaired by The Gadget Show presenter Ortis Deley, to discuss and debate bias in tech and explore solutions.
Sir Ian Blatchford in conversation with Amanda Khozi Mukwashi
Science Museum Group Chief Executive Sir Ian Blatchford will be joined in conversation by Christian Aid CEO Amanda Khozi Mukwashi, author of the thought-provoking exploration of identity, race and culture, But Where Are You Really From?
Yes. Anyone who wishes to attend one of these events must book a free ticket as the link to view the event will be sent via email.
You only need to book one ticket per device for Open Talk virtual events. If members of your household would like to watch on more than one device, please book more than one ticket using different accounts and email addresses.
Events as part of Open Talk are recommended for ages 14+.
Yes, Open Talk events are suitable for Key Stages 3 and up. The talks will also be recorded and made available afterwards for you to use in the classroom.
No, you do not need to book a museum admission ticket to attend an online event.
Questions can be submitted before each event—either as you book a ticket or through an email we’ll send you the day before the event. A selection of audience questions will then be posed to the speakers.
If you can no longer attend an online event, please call us on 0800 047 8124 (line open 09.00–17.00 daily) and our team will be able to return your tickets and give your place to someone else. Unfortunately we are not able to refund donations.
If an event is cancelled or rescheduled for any reason, we will notify you by email as soon as possible.
If an event is rescheduled, your booking will be automatically updated in your account. You can log in to your account to view your online event bookings at any time.
If an event is rescheduled and you can no longer attend, please call us on 0800 047 8124 (line open 09.00–17.00 daily) and our team will be able to return your tickets and give your place to someone else. Unfortunately we are not able to refund donations.
Once you have booked a free ticket, you will be emailed on the day of the event with a link to watch the event, which will be hosted on our online booking system.
You will need to log in to your account to watch the event, so make sure you keep your login details safe.
If you have questions, please call us on 0800 047 8124 (line open 09.00–17.00 daily).