Mr Matthew Porter

Mr Matthew Porter

Curatorial Assistant, Collections Task Force

Department: Earth Sciences
Division: ES Collections

Summary

Originally trained as a Palaeobiologist, I am now the curatorial assistant within Task Force for the Earth Sciences department. In this role I will facilitate mass digitisation, collection moves, documentation assistance and re-storage projects. The team will work with the Earth Sciences collection staff on the management and care of the specimens, tackling a variety of projects and developing standards and workflows for the future enhancement of our collections.

Qualifications

Degrees

MSc Museum Studies, University of Leicester, Leicester, 2011 - 2013

MSc Palaeobiology, University of Bristol, Bristol, 2008 - 2009

Bsc Honours Degree Biological Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, 2004 - 2007

Introduction

Summary

Originally trained as a Palaeobiologist, I am now the curatorial assistant within Task Force for the Earth Sciences department. In this role I will facilitate mass digitisation, collection moves, documentation assistance and re-storage projects. The team will work with the Earth Sciences collection staff on the management and care of the specimens, tackling a variety of projects and developing standards and workflows for the future enhancement of our collections.

Qualifications

Degrees

MSc Museum Studies, University of Leicester, Leicester, 2011 - 2013

MSc Palaeobiology, University of Bristol, Bristol, 2008 - 2009

Bsc Honours Degree Biological Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, 2004 - 2007