Category Archives: Geology

Find it Friday! – Week 43. – TOP THREE!

This is the last official Find it Friday for a while as on Monday my current contract will end and I will no longer be part of the HLF’s Skills for the Future program. However, I am staying on with the curatorial services … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 34.

A few months ago I wrote an article for Stockport & District Heritage Magazine. Being in a curatorial role and currently part of Stockport’s collection team I took this opportunity to explore one of my favourite pieces in the collection with a history … Continue reading

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Records, Powerpoints and the most photographed woman in the world.

The past couple of weeks its been all minerals here, and I can’t deny that I love it. I am in the very final stages of getting the Vernon Park Natural History collection compleated and this excites me so. Not … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 18.

Earlier this week I heard (probably somewhere on Twitter actually) someone say that as a child they suffered from Marie Curie syndrome, of which I was hugely concerned about, after all, we all know the ill fate of Curie, this syndrome … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 14.

As most of my time recently has been spent sorting through the Vernon Park Natural History collection, mentioned in various previous posts now, and since the bulk of that has been Geology in one form or another up to now, … Continue reading

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Geology Fieldtrip! – Discover Geology AR.

Last week I was able to attend a wonderful field trip put together by Manchester Museum. Their School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environmental Sciences at the University have been working on a new augmented reality app focusing on Geology, developed by the University of … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 3.

Geology is awesome! But on a serious note, Geology IS awesome. So, for Find it Friday this week, I have been having a look at some lovely Minerals and their roles in a collection. I couldn’t decide on which one … Continue reading

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