Previous Events and Workshops

  • 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.

  • NatSCA Conference & AGM 2021

    Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 09:45 to Friday, May 28, 2021 - 16:00

    Changing the World: Environmental Breakdown and Natural Science collections

    The NatSCA 2021 conference and AGM will take place on 27th and 28th May, online via Zoom. 9.50am-4pm BST (UTC +1)

    The #NatSCA2021 conference will explore the role of natural science collections in addressing or engaging with one of the planet’s biggest issues - environmental breakdown; as well as sharing other exciting developments from the sector.

  • Booking Open: Decolonising Natural Science Collections

    Thursday, November 19, 2020 -
    09:45 to 16:15

    Booking now open!

    Decolonising Natural Science Collections
    November 19th 2020

    NatSCA (Natural Science Collections Association) will be holding a one-day online conference on November 19th 2020, 9:50am - 4.15pm GMT.

    Miranda Lowe and Subhadra Das will be leading the proceedings as keynote speakers, presenting an update on their widely shared NatSCA paper - Nature Read in Black and White: decolonial approaches to interpreting natural history collections