Curator's News Archive

14 February 2014
Geology is taking over Bristol City Museum on Sunday 16th February 2014 with a family event day featuring talks, trails, kids’ activities, handling specimens, and local geology groups. The BRLSI’s JESBI project will be there, with Collections Manager,...
30 October 2013
As part of Heritage Open Week 2013,this Friday 1st Nov, 10am-4pm, BRLSI will hold a day of free activities and talks connected to and featuring the BRLSI’s Museum Collections. A full itinerary of the day’s events can be found by following this link....
04 October 2013
Work is underway to put Mr. Darwin's Fishes online. The first page of the exhibition can now be seen here and features a half hour film produced specifically for the exhibition. The exhibition entitled Mr. Darwin’s Fishes was displayed in the Jenyns room...
26 April 2012
We have just uploaded two spectacular fossils to the JESBI gallery, showing the detailed preparatory work undertaken by Lorie Barber.   Preparation of the first specimen has enhanced its gapping mouth and exposed the teeth for display purposes; the...
01 January 2012
An academic paper entitled "Ichthyosauria from the Upper Lias of Strawberry Bank, England"  has been published recently, which focuses upon an extensive description of eight remarkably preserved ichthyosaurs from the BRLSI's collection. The paper, by...

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