Previous Events and Workshops

  • NatSCA Conference & AGM 2024

    Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 09:00 to Friday, April 19, 2024 - 17:00
    Oxford University Museum of Natural History

    On April 18th and 19th 2024, NatSCA hosted 'Trials and Triumphs: sharing practice across the museum sector', the 2024 NatSCA Conference at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

    This conference was recorded and can be viewed online on our YouTube channel. [External Link]

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  • NatSCA Lunchtime Chats

    Thursday, February 29, 2024 -
    12:30 to 13:30

    Welcome to the NatSCA Lunchtime Chats, a membership-only feature of NatSCA to connect, inspire, comfort and distract all of our lovely community.

  • An Introduction to Natural Science Collections Legislation

    Thursday, November 23, 2023 -
    09:30 to 16:00

    This workshop, organised by NatSCA, aims to cover some of the legislation that it helps to be aware of when caring for natural science collections. Subjects will include: CITES relating to plants and animals, copyright and intellectual property rights, poisons in herbaria, loans (including shipping and packing) and the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 and Human Tissue Act 2004 in relation to museum collections

  • An introduction to mobilising your collection’s biodiversity data

    (c) Leeds Museums and Galleries
    Monday, July 10, 2023 -
    10:30 to 17:30
    The Natural History Museum, London

    This workshop, organised by NatSCA and NHM London, will take you through the steps required to digitise and share specimen occurrence data (‘what, where, when, who’), and understand some of the community standards used by the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF). A mixture of talks and exercises will provide achievable solutions and help delegates make the case for future investment. Supplementary online seminars will also be included and given on later dates to deliver more in-depth training and help answer any specific questions.