Science events

Scientist giving a talk

Investigation of larval characters for the comprehensive phylogeny of the Histeridae (Coleoptera)

26 August 2016 11.00

Life Sciences seminar

Speaker: Dr Tomáš Lackner (Zoologische Staatssammlung München, Germany)
Venue: Neil Chalmers seminar room, Natural History Museum

The Marsh Awards for Palaeontology and Mineralogy

3 February 2017

Special event: awards presentation

Venue: Flett Theatre, Natural History Museum
More information: Contact Dr Martha Richter

Workshop: Chondrules and the protoplanetary disk

27-28 February 2017 

Special event

Organisers: Sara Russell, Harold Connolly and Sasha Krot
Venue: Natural History Museum
More information: Workshop flyer PDF (262KB)

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

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
  • students
  • staff
  • 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
  • publishing
  • media
  • fieldwork
  • science methods.

Additional regular yearly events:

  • Earth Perspectives Lecture
  • Darwin's Birthday (February)
  • Young Systematists Forum
  • Annual Student Conference & Thackray Lecture

CEE seminars

The Museum is a partner of the Centre for Ecology and Evolution, which fosters collaboration between researchers in London working on evolution and ecology.

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Who can attend science seminars?

Find out if you can come along, who to contact and how to get here. 

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