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BRISC Conference 2019: Museums, Collections & Biological Recording

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City of Edinburgh Methodist Church

25 Nicolson Square

Edinburgh

EH8 9BX

United Kingdom

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“Museums, Collections & Biological Recording”


Programme:

09:30 - Arrival and registration

10:00 - Chairman's welcome

10:05 - Bursary talks

  • Jess Mason: mosses and liverworts

  • Apithanny Bourne: leaf mining moths

  • Alexander Paterson: marine mammals

  • Terry Kocarkova: hoverflies

10: 45 - Elspeth Haston (The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh) Specimens as records: 250 years of collecting in Scotland

11:15 - Tea and Coffee

11:30 - Richard Sutcliffe (Glasgow Museums Resource Centre) Extracting biological records from a large museum collection

12:00 - Ashleigh Whiffin (National Museums Scotland) Entomological Collections: A Hive of Biodiversity Data

12:30 - Bob McGowan (National Museums Scotland) Improving collection access and data provision

13:00 - Lunch and raffle draw

14:00 - BRISC AGM and update on SBIF

14:30 - Afternoon session options (timings TBC) include:

  • Screening of the Love Bugs

  • Field visit to Holyrood Park

  • Tour of National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street

17:00 Conference close


Transport:

The venue is approximately 15 minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley Train Station, 5 minutes in a taxi, or can be reached by local buses from stops on North Bridge. The NMS website has local travel information including car parking www.nms.ac.uk/national-museum-of-scotland/plan-your-visit/

Regular train services to Edinburgh from around Scotland. See www.scotrail.co.uk/

Regular bus services to Edinburgh from around Scotland. See www.travelinescotland.com/bus-coach-operators

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City of Edinburgh Methodist Church

25 Nicolson Square

Edinburgh

EH8 9BX

United Kingdom

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