Basics of Natural Science Collections

In March 2020, NatSCA hosted a one-day workshop: 'Natural Science Collections: The Basics', aimed at those new to working with Natural Science Collections. The resources and talks from this day are being made available below:

- Care and Use of Geological Collections, Dr Emma Nichols, Deputy Keeper of Natural History, Horniman Museum & Gardens

- Natural Science Collections and the Law, Clare Brown, Curator of Natural Science, Leeds Museums & Galleries

- Hazards in Natural Science Collections, Paolo Viscardi, Curator of Zoology, National Museum of Ireland - Natural History

- Zoological Taxonomy and Labelling, Amanda Callaghan, Professor of Invertebrate Zoology and Curator of the Cole Museum of Zoology, University of Reading

- Schools, Natural Sciences and Curriculum Links, Dr Rosalyn Wade, Learning Officer, Museum of Zoology, University of Cambridge

- Materials, Yvette Harvey, Keeper of the Herbarium, Royal Horticultural Society

- Care and Use of Herbarium Specimens, Dr Lauren M. Gardiner, Curator of the Cambridge University Herbarium (CGE) and Academic Librarian for the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge

More resources will be added to this page soon.