The Manchester MegaPixel has been made possible by the following supporting organisations and individuals.

Big STEM Communicators Network_transJoshua Phillips Award for Public Engagement/BIG STEM Communicators Network – with whose funding and kind award the event is made possible




The University of SalfordMASTER_Salford logo_REVERSED
– with whose additional funding and support through expertise the event is made even more brilliant





Edding International, who are providing us with all the pens we need to colour in the pixel


MSF_Icon_Whitemsi_transManchester Science Festival and the Museum of Science and Industry, who are hosting the event, and whose main sponsors Siemens will be helping to run activities with us



Manchester Fab Lab, who have provided support with our MegaPixel Hack Day



Katie Steckles – event organiser and project leader

Matt Parker – consulting mathematician

Our volunteer team – including volunteers from the Manchester Science Festival, individual volunteers, teachers/organisers running MegaPixel sessions in their own schools/community groups, and everyone who’s taken part in the project at the festival itself.

Special thanks go to:

  • Rick Steckles and Alison Hover for building the MegaPixel website
  • Lisa, Amy, Dan and David Mather for their work on the MegaPixel photo booth
  • Jimi Jibodu, for assistance in designing the MegaPixel Schools Activities
  • Robie Basak, David Williams and Andrew Taylor for coding Anton, our pixel-checking system and Sam Headleand for data analysis
  • Peter and Tina Steckles for producing the white MegaPixel backdrop curtains
  • Neil McAdam for designing our MegaPixel colouring stickers
  • Chris Roberts and his team from the BBC for videoing of the MegaPixel