Previous Events and Workshops

  • NatSCA Lunchtime Chats

    Thursday, July 27, 2023 -
    12:30 to 13:30

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

  • 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.

  • NatSCA 2023 Conference - Registration Open

    Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 09:00 to Friday, April 28, 2023 - 17:00
    The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

    The Annual Conference & AGM of the Natural Sciences Collections Association will be held on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th April 2023. Stoke-on-Trent Museums will be hosting the conference at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery. The conference will include gallery and collection tours, presentations, poster sessions and the annual AGM.

    So how do we actually do all this?

    Hopeful futures and turning theory into practice for big issues in natural history collections

  • SPNHC / BHL / NatSCA 2022

    Sunday, June 5, 2022 - 08:30 to Friday, June 10, 2022 - 17:00
    National Museums of Scotland and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

    Save the Date!

    We invite you to attend SPNHC 2022

    Through the door and through the web: releasing the power of natural history collections onsite and online

    The meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) and International Partner – BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library) and National Partner – NatSCA (Natural Sciences Collections Association) will take place at Edinburgh First Campus in Edinburgh, Scotland from the 5th - 10th of June 2022.