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Board Welcomes Dr. Osamu Kamei

In our conference report, we told you that we are very pleased to have seconded Dr. Osamu Kamei to the Board of ICOM NATHIST. He adds a great deal to our work. Read his profile and visit the Website of his institution the Center of the History of Japanese Industrial Technology¬† at the National Museum of Nature and Science in …

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Natural History Workshop at the Ecsite Conference this May

Specimens and collections in museums communication with The Nature Group, 21 May only The use of specimens makes natural history museums unique in science communication, but that is also a paradox, because they deliver a message regarding life, using dead specimens! The effect that real specimens do to visitors before they even start knowing what they are or what is …