Mr Jacek Wajer

Mr Jacek Wajer

Curator, Seed Plants

Department: Life Sciences
Division: LS Plants Division
Contact: email
Phone: +44207942 6652

Summary

I am a Plant Biologist with an interest in the history of botany and plant collecting, biological nomenclature and typification procedures, as well as in curation techniques and digitisation of botanical collections. I also have some experience in teaching and communicating Science and Botany to various audiences.

Qualifications

Degrees

MSc in Plant Biology, Jagiellonian University, Poland, 2001 - 2006

Employment history

Academic

Curator of Seed Plants, Natural History Museum, Life Sciences, Plants Division, United Kinddom, 2013 - ongoing

Digitisation Officer, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Herbarium, Library and Archives, United Kingdom, 2011 - 2012

Curatorial Assistant, Natural History Museum, Botany, United Kingdom, 2008 - 2011

Science Educator, Natural History Museum, Learning, United Kindgom, 2007 - 2008

Publications

Wajer J (2010) Scopolia carniolica. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/species-of-the-day/scientific-advances/disease/scopolia-carniolica/index.html :

Introduction

Summary

I am a Plant Biologist with an interest in the history of botany and plant collecting, biological nomenclature and typification procedures, as well as in curation techniques and digitisation of botanical collections. I also have some experience in teaching and communicating Science and Botany to various audiences.

Qualifications

Degrees

MSc in Plant Biology, Jagiellonian University, Poland, 2001 - 2006

Employment history

Academic

Curator of Seed Plants, Natural History Museum, Life Sciences, Plants Division, United Kinddom, 2013 - ongoing

Digitisation Officer, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Herbarium, Library and Archives, United Kingdom, 2011 - 2012

Curatorial Assistant, Natural History Museum, Botany, United Kingdom, 2008 - 2011

Science Educator, Natural History Museum, Learning, United Kindgom, 2007 - 2008

Publications

Publications

Wajer J (2010) Scopolia carniolica. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/species-of-the-day/scientific-advances/disease/scopolia-carniolica/index.html :