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The Geological Curator


Guidelines for the Curation of Geological Materials

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Updated 14th July updates posted approximately every 2 weeks)

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5 New Opportunities added
Project Manager: “Linking Natural Science Collections in Wales”
Collections Management Advisor (Natural Sciences)
Postdoctoral Scholar – Vertebrate Paleontology Research and Curation
Director of the Illinois State Geological Survey (State Geologist)
Graduate Research Opportunity

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EUColComp Project [summary]

The Importance of Natural Sciences [summary]

The importance of being the largest microfossils [summary]

UPDATED: 16/07/2014

Free Access to Fossil Fish articles [summary]

Six questions for a Geological Curator [summary]

Earth Heritage 41 [summary]

Geology For Society [summary]

UPDATED: 25/05/2014

Mammoths move in [summary]

How well do we advocate for our collections in exhibits? [summary]

Who visits our behind the scenes collections and why? [summary]

UPDATED: 15/052014


New Coprolite now available

JUST ADDED: Visit our new Advice and skills sharing page that builds on feedback from our recent survey. And for the social media enthusiast, we have a new Follow Us page.

Many thanks to everyone who completed the GCG survey. The results are being compiled and will be published in a future issue of Coprolite.

Geological Curator: Index to Vols 1, 6, 7 & 8 now available.


GCG Meetings...

17th October 2014
Hazards in Museum Geological Collections

2nd-3rd December 2014

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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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