Racing ahead with partnership working

With the University of Cambridge Museums’ near neighbour, the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art, nominated for a national museum award, Liz Hide reflects on how this demonstrates the benefits of museums working in partnership across the region. The Art Fund Museum of the Year award is one of the highlights of the museum year, providing a high-profile… Read full article

Natural Sciences Collections Association comes to Cambridge

The Whale, the Dire Rhea and the Boar’s New Nose… just some of the acquaintances I made at last month’s Natural Science Collections Association Annual Conference.  Full of passionate and inspiring museum folk, as well as curious and intriguing animals, Evolving Ideas: provocative new ways of working with collections showcased a swarm of ways of using biological, geological, botanical collections… Read full article

My Apprenticeship

I can hardly believe over two years have passed; its gone so quickly. I started my apprenticeship in December 2014 and looking back it seems like such a long time ago. My first year at the Museum of Zoology consisted of a level 2 apprenticeship with North Herts College during which I learnt and applied many skills such as leadership, customer… Read full article