Making the Most of a Move: Geological Curators’ Group Conference Day One, by Emma-Louise Nicholls

On 14th November 2017, 48 geologists and museum professionals descended on Collins Barracks, National Museum of Ireland, for the annual Geological Curators’ Group conference. Budget airlines failed to prevent international attendants arriving and even train strikes couldn’t stop the stampede of scientists, thirsty for sharing knowledge, experience, and the wine reception. The first day was a … More Making the Most of a Move: Geological Curators’ Group Conference Day One, by Emma-Louise Nicholls

Welcome to the – why have geological collections? blog

At this time of austerity, funding for the upkeep of collections of all kinds is increasing being cut. With this blog we aim to highlight examples of how geological collections are used as positive evidence to support why they should be maintained. This blog is run by the Geological Curators’ Group, an affiliated Group to the Geological Society of London. We … More Welcome to the – why have geological collections? blog