Our Awards & Funders

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We are proud to have received a number of Awards since we opened in 2011.

2014         Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards, Team of the Year


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2014       The Institute of Physics Kelvin Medal and prize: awarded jointly to our Director, Dr Teresa Anderson MBE and Professor Tim O’Brien, Associate Director of Jodrell Bank Observatory

2014       Shortlisted for Museum and Heritage of the Year Innovations Award : For the Jodrell Bank Projections

2013       Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards, Tourism Event of the Year : Live from Jodrell Bank

2012       Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards, Visitor Attraction of the Year

2012       UK Festival Awards, Extra Festival Activity Award: For ‘Extreme Creativity’ in initiating the Live from Jodrell Bank Science Arena

2011       Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards, Small Visitor Attraction of the Year

Our Funders and Partners

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre would not be able to deliver its mission without the support of many funders and partners.


We would like thank those funders who have supported us in recent years – in particular :



The Pennycress Trust

Winton Capital

The Wolfson Foundation

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng)


The Arts Council

Agilent Technologies


We have worked in collaboration with many superb partners over the last few years. These include:

The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS)

The Institute of Physics (IoP)

The UK’s Association of Science and Discovery Centres (ASDC)


The Wellcome Trust


Cheshire East Council

English Heritage

Marketing Cheshire

Siemens UK

The Manchester Science Festival

Ground Control

Kendal Calling

The British Film Institute (BFI)

AND Digital