Welcome to the first edition of, what will no doubt be an extremely long-lived, monthly blog series produced by the Geological Curators’ Group called- News from the Sector. It doesn’t require a high level of academic genius to figure out the theme of this new series, but we wanted something that, in the great sea … More News from the Sector – July
Written by Dr Emma Nicholls, Deputy Keeper of Natural History at the Horniman Museum and Gardens 1. What sort of geological collections do you look after? I am Deputy Keeper of Natural History at the Horniman Museum and Gardens, and, more specifically, curator in charge of palaeontology, geology, and osteology. The geological collections at the Horniman … More Sharks, Dinosaurs and Walruses- An Interview with Dr Emma Nicholls
Written by Deborah Hutchinson, Geology Curator at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. Natural History Museum, London – 10th May 2018 We have all been there; you open a box/drawer/cupboard that possibly has not been opened in a very long time. Then that sulphurous, acid smell hits you, and you see the yellow and white fluff … More Pyrite Oxidation: Where Are We Now?