Partner institutions

The MBA and NMBL work with many research and heritage institutions locally and nationally. Below is a selection of these which have been involved in some of the projects presented in these pages.

The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) is the main organisation in the British Isles working to bring together people with an interest in the histories of science, technology and medicine and their changing relationship with society. For more information about the society's activities, please click here.

 

The Plymouth and West Devon Record Office is part of Plymouth City Council’s Arts and Heritage Service and has a responsibility to collect and preserve historical records relating to Plymouth and its environs. For more information on the Plymouth and West Devon Record Office, please click here.

The Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery is also part of Plymouth City Council’s Arts and Heritage Service and has a vast array of collections ranging from natural history, science and the arts. The museum and the MBA have a long history of working together dating back to Thomas Vere Hodgson, an MBA scientist who later became director of the museum. For more information on the Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, please click here.

 

The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS), oversees the Continuous Plankton Recorder survey and holds many historical items relating to Sir Alister Hardy,  a British marine biologist and expert on zooplankton and marine ecosystems. SAHFOS shares occupation of the Laboratory in Plymouth. For more information on the work carried out at SAHFOS, please click here.

 

The South West Image Bank curates and makes available more than 150 photographic collections that illustrate the lives of people and institutions in the area. For more information on the South West Image Bank, please click here.

 

The South West Film & Television Archive is the official regional film archive for the South West of England and is one of the largest regional film archives in the UK. The SWFTA team are working to copy, edit, digitise and catalogue the collections to support public access and curatorial activity. For more infomation about SWFTA, please click here.

 

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