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Care and Conservation of Insect Collections

(c)OUMNH
Friday, March 22, 2019 -
10:00 to 16:00
Oxford University Museum of Natural History

This one day course will cover all you need to know about looking after entomology collections, from modern collections management techniques and to practical remedial conservation skills. Starting with the basics, the morning session will focus on collections assessment and storage. The afternoon will involve participants in a hands-on practical session covering the various materials and methods used to conserve specimens. Further information from the day will be made available via an electronic resource pack.

NatSCA Conference & AGM 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 14:00 to Friday, May 3, 2019 - 16:30
National Museum of Ireland, Dublin – Collins Barracks site

We are now calling for papers for the NatSCA Conference & AGM 2019 which will be held between the 1st and 3rd May 2019 at the National Museum of Ireland, Dublin. The theme of NatSCA 2019 is "Dead Interesting: Secrets of Collections Success" and we are now inviting submissions.

Finding Funds for Fossils, Ferns and Flamingos: How to secure money for museum collections

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 -
09:30 to 16:30
World Museum Liverpool

Booking is now open for NatSCA’s “Finding Funds for Fossils, Ferns and Flamingos: how to secure money for museum collections” on 30th January 2019 at World Museum Liverpool.

Caring for Natural Science Collections: A one day conference exploring advances in conservation

(c) Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 -
09:15 to 17:00
Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Registration now open for the Caring for Natural Science Collections one-day conference

Awards and Bursaries

NatSCA would like to offer a number of bursaries for members towards the cost of the AGM and conference. There is a limited amount of money and this year the Committee is offering two bursaries of up to £250 each. This sum may be set against your travel and accommodation costs. The bursary also allows a free place at conference.

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