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Grant Museum starts major project to preserve rarest skeleton in the world

The Grant Museum of Zoology at UCL is undertaking a major project to protect 39 of its rarest and most significant skeletons, some which have been on display in the Museum for 180 years. To help achieve this, the Museum is launching its first ever public fundraising campaign – aiming to raise £15,000 to support the costs of this crucial work. More...

Published: Nov 24, 2014 1:36:38 PM

Simon Cane appointed Director of Public and Cultural Engagement at UCL

UCL is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Cane as the new Director of Public and Cultural Engagement. Simon joins UCL from his role as Deputy Director at Birmingham Museums Trust (BMT). More...

Published: Oct 2, 2014 1:13:03 PM

New AHRC grant will fund ‘Museums on Prescription’ research

A team of researchers led by Dr Helen Chatterjee (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment and UCL Public & Cultural Engagement) will begin a new three year project this month, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), to explore the value and role of museums in social prescribing. More...

Published: Jul 2, 2014 3:51:31 PM