Call for posters: Bone Collections: using, conserving and understanding osteology in museums

The Natural Sciences Collections Association (NatSCA) invites you to submit abstracts for short, informal poster presentations to be held at the Bone Collections conference on the 8th of September at the Museum of Zoology, Cambridge.

Bone collections: using, conserving and understanding osteology in museums

Javan Rhino skull (c)Leeds Museums and Galleries
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 -
09:30 to 17:00
University Museum Of Zoology, Cambridge

Many institutions look after diverse osteological collections with complicated care and management needs. Understanding, using, maintaining and conserving these collections is a large and complex topic. This day uses talks, examples, advice from experts in the field and the opportunity for hands-on tutoring to give collection managers greater insight into looking after these wonderful objects.

Museums Unleashed: using traditional and social media to communicate collections

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 09:15 to Friday, May 22, 2015 - 17:00
Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives, Bristol

Our conference is now over, but you can download abstracts of the talks and view tweets from the conference at #natsca2015.

Natural History Near You

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State of the Union! Natural History Museums 2014

Friday, August 29, 2014

After visiting the recent natural history museum community conference in July: SPNCH 2014, Cardiff, Mark Carnall reflects on what the sector internationally is thinking and doing - in particular what’s happening digitally and what people’s thoughts are on a UK natural science database.