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My new blog is up.

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Last Day

Today is my last day as a curatorial trainee at Manchester Museum. I will be starting a new blog very soon on how I am working towards my AMA and the work I will be doing in Museums as a … Continue reading

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Day One: NHM Tring

This past week I was in the Natural History Museum, Tring working on various aspects of their amazing bird collections. The curatorial staff there kindly agreed to train me on areas I wanted to expand on, and I am very … Continue reading

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A Community Museum

I have not updated this blog lately. This is because I was in holiday in Belize seeing friends and family, but also watching Belize’s amazing wildlife! I’ve decided to do a few Belizean posts before I get back to work … Continue reading

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Fulgoridae Project coming to an end

All of my research and work on Lantern Bugs is nearly done. I’m just waiting on some information from emails I’ve sent various museums and then my article and collections review on these insects will be complete. While searching for … Continue reading

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Leeds Discovery Centre

Today I spent the day at the Discovery Centre in Leeds. The centre is a huge warehouse containing social history, archaeology and natural history collections. I met up with curator of natural history Clare Brown, conservation intern Emily, conservator Emma … Continue reading

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Preparing a study skin

Last week I started to prepare an ornithological specimen that had been given to the museum. Zoology curator Henry Mcghie taught me the basics of preparing my very first bird specimen. The bird in question was a little owl (Athene … Continue reading

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