Types of seminar
The Natural History Museum hosts specialist seminars aimed at collections management and the research communities based within the Museum and externally. They provide:
- expert views on current science
- a forum for discussion
- an opportunity to develop networking and collaboration.
Collections management seminars
Collections management seminars are organised by the Collections Management Committee.
They present up-to-date information relating to the care and conservation of collections across the institution and within museums generally.
Departmental seminars are organised by the earth and life sciences departments and the core research laboratories.
Invited speakers present their latest research. Speakers include:
- visiting specialists
- scientific associates.
Science Forum 'SciFri' Talks
These are cross-departmental monthly talks, usually by external speakers.
They are informal and inter-disciplinary covering a range of fields including:
- latest research
- science policy
- science methods.
Additional regular yearly events:
- Earth Perspectives Lecture
- Darwin's Birthday (February)
- Young Systematists Forum
- Annual Student Conference & Thackray Lecture