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    • The state of the arc, the straight of the arc, the strain of the arc

      The state of the arc, the straight of the arc, the strain of the arc

      An Earth Sciences seminar

      26 May 2015 16:00

      Mineralogy Seminar Room

      Prof Colin Macpherson
      Department of Earth Sciences, University of Durham

    • Rothschild's forgotten collection

      Rothschild's forgotten collection

      A Life Sciences Seminar

      27 May 2015 11:00

      NHM @ Tring

      Hein van Grouw
      Bird Group, Life Sciences Department, The Natural History Museum, Tring

    • Developing Skills for Collection Managers

      Developing Skills for Collection Managers

      A seminar followed by a workshop.

      28 May 2015 14:30

      Flett Lecture Theatre

      Nick Poole
      Director of the Collections Trust

      More information

    • Critical Materials Workshop

      Critical Materials Workshop

      Applied Mineralogy Group of the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland

      17 June 2015

      Flett Lecture Theatre

      Keynote speakers
      Olivier Beyssac, CNRS IMPMC Paris
      and Rupert McCracken, Wolf Minerals

      Contact Joe Pickles to confirm your attendance.

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    • Collection Standards Infrastructure Project - Environmental Standards

      Collection Standards Infrastructure Project - Environmental Standards

      A talk on standards for collections, display and storage and their implications.

      25 June 2015 14:30

      Flett Lecture Theatre

      Chris Collins
      Head of Conservation, the Natural History Museum

    • Only time can tell: studying long-term evolutionary dynamics using resting eggs

      Only time can tell: studying long-term evolutionary dynamics using resting eggs

      A SciFri seminar

      26 June 2015 16:30

      Neil Chalmers Seminar Room

      Luisa Orsini
      University of Birmingham

    • 'The Greatest Living Naturalist' - the life and conflicts of Professor Richard Owen

      'The Greatest Living Naturalist' - the life and conflicts of Professor Richard Owen

      A SciFri seminar: The Annual SciFri Richard Owen Birthday Party

      24 July 2015 16:30

      Neil Chalmers Seminar Room

      Karolyn Schindler

    • Learning from Natural History Collections

      Learning from Natural History Collections

      Speakers presents how they put collections at the heart of their learning experiences and their educational approaches.

      27 August 2015 14:30

      Flett Lecture Theatre

      The Natural History Museum and others.

    • A Cultural Experience: Humanities Research at the Natural History Museum

      A Cultural Experience: Humanities Research at the Natural History Museum

      Humanities researchers share their experience of working in the Museum's Centre for Arts and Humanities Research.

      24 September 2015 14:30

      Flett Lecture Theatre

      Julie Harvey
      Head of the Centre for Arts and Humanities Research, the Natural History Museum
      Victoria Pickering
      PhD student
      Dr Geoff Belknap
      Post-doctoral researcher

    • Curatorial Research and the Public

      Curatorial Research and the Public

      A talk about a project to understand the life and work of a Victorian ornithologist, Henry Dresser.

      29 October 2015 14:30

      Flett Lecture Theatre

      Henry McGhie
      Head of Collections and Curator of Zoology (Honorary Scientific Associate, Faculty of Life Sciences), Manchester Museum

    • #naturedata

      #naturedata

      A talk about a pilot system aimed at directing and structuring natural science enquiries across the UK.

      26 November 2015 14:30

      Flett Lecture Theatre

      Rob Huxley
      Project Lead, UK National Programme: Collections, Natural History Museum
      Nick Poole
      Director of the Collections Trust