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The Devonian Gogo Lagerstätten: exceptional fossil preservation including soft tissue, stomach contents and organs revealing new information on early jawed vertebrates

21 July 2016 16.00

Earth Sciences seminar

Speaker: Professor Kate Trinajstic (Curtin University, WA, Australia)
Venue: WEB05, previously the Mineralogy Seminar Room

Owen's legacy: The Natural History Museum's dinosaur research in the 21st century

22 July 2016 16.30

SciFri talk

Speaker: Professor Paul Barrett (Natural History Museum).
Venue: Neil Chalmers seminar room, Natural History Museum.

Workshop: Chondrules and the protoplanetary disk

27-28 February 2017 

Special event

Organisers: Sara Russell, Harold Connolly and Sasha Krot
Venue: Natural History Museum
More information: Workshop flyer PDF (262KB)

Types of seminar

The Natural History Museum hosts specialist seminars aimed at collections management and the research communities based within the Museum and externally. They provide:

  • expert views on current science
  • a forum for discussion 
  • an opportunity to develop networking and collaboration.

Collections management seminars

Collections management seminars are organised by the Collections Management Committee.

They present up-to-date information relating to the care and conservation of collections across the institution and within museums generally.

Departmental seminars

Departmental seminars are organised by the earth and life sciences departments and the core research laboratories. 

Invited speakers present their latest research. Speakers include:

  • visiting specialists
  • students
  • staff
  • scientific associates.

Science Forum 'SciFri' Talks

These are cross-departmental monthly talks, usually by external speakers.

They are informal and inter-disciplinary covering a range of fields including:

  • latest research
  • science policy
  • publishing
  • media
  • fieldwork
  • science methods.

Additional regular yearly events:

  • Earth Perspectives Lecture
  • Darwin's Birthday (February)
  • Young Systematists Forum
  • Annual Student Conference & Thackray Lecture

CEE seminars

The Museum is a partner of the Centre for Ecology and Evolution, which fosters collaboration between researchers in London working on evolution and ecology.


Who can attend science seminars?

Find out if you can come along, who to contact and how to get here. 

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