Category Archives: osetology

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Day Four: NHM Tring

Osteology was the order of the day on Thursday. I worked with Joanne Cooper and volunteer Mandy Holloway. Jo first showed me the dermesterium, where colonies of flesh-eating beetles are kept. They strip down a specimen to its skeleton. The … Continue reading

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This past Wedneday and Friday last week I worked with the Museum’s Education team by putting together and delivering a workshop for Key Stage 3 Students. This was part of a secondary enrichment day the Manchester Museum was running. My … Continue reading

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