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Earth Heritage 44 now available [summary]

FENSCORE Returns! [summary]

Writing effective grant proposals [summary]

Six questions for a Geological Curator [summary]

What value museums? [summary]

The financial value of museum objects [summary]

How to get funding funding for collections projects [summary]

Natural History Collections Toolkits [summary]

Geodiversity at the Houses of Parliament [summary]




Find out more about Earth Science Week 2015



3 more issues of the Geological Curator now available

Meetings of interest to members...

GCG imaging workshop details now available

Read the latest Coprolite (76) online

New Blog: Six (more) questions for a Geological Curator

AGM follow-up from CGC Chair and Nick Poole

Blog: Six questions for a Geological Curator

Launch of the Geodiversity Charter: read the press release (pdf) and blog post

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GCG AGM: Not just rocks in the cupboard - communicating geoscience through collections

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GCG's purpose is to improve the state and status of geological collections and curation. We do this through meetings, training, conferences, and publications.  GCG was founded in 1974, has an international membership and is affiliated to the Geological Society of London. See also: GCG committee and contacts and the GCG constitution


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