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NatSCA News - Thu, 2014-04-17 09:00
Welcome to the weekly digest of posts from around the web with relevance to natural science collections. We hope you find this useful and if you have any articles that you feel would be of interest, please contact us at blog@natsca.org … Continue reading →

NatSCA Digital Digest

NatSCA News - Thu, 2014-04-10 09:00
Welcome to the weekly digest of posts from around the web with relevance to natural science collections. We hope you find this useful and if you have any articles that you feel would be of interest, please contact us at blog@natsca.org … Continue reading →

NatSCA Digital Digest

NatSCA News - Thu, 2014-04-03 09:00
Welcome to the weekly digest of posts from around the web with relevance to natural science collections. We hope you find this useful and if you have any articles that you feel would be of interest, please contact us at blog@natsca.org … Continue reading →

One of our dinosaurs, birds, crabs…. is missing

NatSCA News - Fri, 2014-03-28 10:00
Reblogged from the UCL Museums and Collections Blog One of our dinosaurs, birds, crabs…. is missing By Mark Carnall, Grant Museum of Zoology You may have figured from the title of this blog but I’m going to take a bit … Continue reading →

NatSCA Digital Digest

NatSCA News - Thu, 2014-03-27 10:00
Welcome to the weekly digest of posts from around the web with relevance to natural science collections. We hope you find this useful and if you have any articles that you feel would be of interest, please contact us at blog@natsca.org … Continue reading →

Jake’s Bones: A Review

NatSCA News - Wed, 2014-03-26 10:00
By Roberto Portela Miguez When I was asked to review a book written by a twelve year old, I was slightly uncomfortable with the idea, as I thought that I would have to repress my usual critical and negative self … Continue reading →

Recreating the Past: In LEGO®

NatSCA News - Mon, 2014-03-24 10:02
By Christine Taylor, Keeper of Natural Sciences, Hampshire County Council Arts and Museums Service (HCCAMS) Reaching new audiences for natural science collections is always a challenge, especially if the museum concerned is a network of recreated Victorian and 1930s streets. … Continue reading →

NatSCA Digital Digest

NatSCA News - Thu, 2014-03-20 10:00
Welcome to the weekly digest of posts from around the web with relevance to natural science collections. We hope you find this useful and if you have any articles that you feel would be of interest, please contact us at blog@natsca.org … Continue reading →

NatSCA Digital Digest

NatSCA News - Thu, 2014-03-13 10:00
Welcome to the weekly digest of posts from around the web with relevance to natural science collections. We hope you find this useful and if you have any articles that you feel would be of interest, please contact us at blog@natsca.org … Continue reading →

NatSCA Digital Digest

NatSCA News - Thu, 2014-03-06 10:03
Welcome to the new weekly digest of posts from around the web with relevance to natural science collections. We hope you find this useful and if you have any articles that you feel would be of interest, please contact us … Continue reading →

Do you want to train to be Natural Science Curator?

NatSCA News - Mon, 2014-02-24 08:49
Heritage Lottery Fund ‘Skills for the Future’ Natural History & Social History Training Opportunities Support from the Heritage Lottery Fund ‘Skills for the Future’ programme and Natural Sciences Collections Association (NatSCA) has created opportunities for four individuals to train in … Continue reading →

Bill Pettit Memorial Project – Conservation of historic Taxidermy

NatSCA News - Thu, 2014-02-20 09:31
Ann Ainsworth (Colchester and Ipswich Museums) Hannah Clarke (Freelance Conservator) Ipswich Museum has an important historic collection which dates back to its opening in 1847. A recognised strength of the natural history collection is the historically important Victorian and Edwardian … Continue reading →

Caring for Entomology Collections

NatSCA News - Thu, 2014-01-09 16:51
The following post is from Emma-Louise Nicholls of the Grant Museum of Zoology who attended our recent Caring for Entomology Collections Workshop At the NatSCA course Caring for Entomology Collections held at the NHM in London, I not only got to salivate over the swanky … Continue reading →