Orchid Observers Publications

The Orchid Observers project has been cited in a journal article and book chapter, both co-authored by Dr John Tweddle, Head of the Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity, Natural History Museum London.

Orchid Observers is one of the projects analysed in Contributions to Conservation Outcomes by Natural History Museum-led Citizen Science: Examining Evidence and Next Steps. The article was published in Biological Conservation, Volume 208, April 2017 pages 87-97 and is available to read here.

Orchid Observers is cited as an innovation case study in the chapter Citizen Science: Authentic Science Research at the Natural History Museum, In: Museum Participation: New Directions ForAudience Collaboration, edited by Kayte McSweeney and Jen Kavanagh.  (Published April 2016).

 

 

Science Periodicals in the 19th and 21st Century: Special Issue of the Royal Society’s Notes and Records

In November 2015, the project held a symposium at the Royal Society on The End of the Scientific Journal? Transformations in Publishing 1800-2015.

Following on from this symposium, papers and analysis pieces have been published as a special issue of Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science.  (Volume 70, Issue 4) entitled Science Periodicals in the Nineteenth and Twenty-First Centuries.

The special issue, edited and introduced by Professor Sally Shuttleworth and Dr Berris Charnley, is available to read here.

 

Alison Moulds on co-curating the Vaccination: Medicine and the Masses Exhibition

The Ministry of Curiosity has published a guest blog post by Alison Moulds on the project’s Vaccination: Medicine and the Masses exhibition which is currently on display at the Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons in London.

The post, which is available here, discusses the experiences of Alison and Dr Sally Frampton in co-curating the exhibition with the Hunterian Museum.

The exhibition runs until Saturday 17 September in the Qvist Gallery and admission is free. For full details on the exhibition and opening hours, please visit the museum’s website.

 

 

Review of Vaccination: Medicine and the Masses Exhibition

An article by Professor Sally Shuttleworth and Dr Sally Frampton on the Vaccination: Medicine and the Masses exhibition has been published in Nature. The article is available here.

The exhibition, which has been co-curated by the Hunterian Museum and the Constructing Scientific Communities project, is free to visit and runs until 17 September. Full details on the exhibition and opening hours are available on the Hunterian Museum’s website