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The Art of Science: the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID vaccine (Exhibition, History of Science Museum)

Tue 18 May 2021 - Wed 01 Sep 2021,

This stunning artwork celebrates the remarkable story of the Oxford University researchers who developed the vaccine. The combined achievements of the Oxford Vaccine Group and The Jenner Institute contributed to the global effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. Sculpted in glass, the artwork is a single nanoparticle of the Oxford AstraZenaca vaccine at one million times its actual size. In November 2020, internationally renowned artist Luke Jerram tested positive for COVID-19.During his journey back to health, he was inspired to create this artwork marking the ten millionth vaccination in the UK.

Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID vaccine sculpture Luke Jerram | History of Science Museum