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Latest news from the Lapworth Museum of Geology.

Museum receives Higher Education Funding

Description
The Lapworth Museum has been successful in securing annual funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for England's (HEFCE's ) competitive Museums, Galleries and Collections Fund, which recognizes its considerable contribution to research and scholarship within the UK and globally.
Date:
19/01/2017

'Full Accreditation'

'Full Accreditation'
Description
Museum is awarded full accreditation
Date:
20/12/2016

'Glorious Gifts'

'Glorious Gifts'
Description
Why not browse our gift shop?
Date:
20/12/2016

'The Passing of Time a Temporary Exhibition

'The Passing of Time a Temporary Exhibition
Description
The Lapworth Museum of Geology is proud to host, as their first temporary exhibition, the work of GCSE & A Level Art students from King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls.
Date:
15/12/2016

'Opening Reviews'

'Opening Reviews'
Description
The Lapworth Museum of Geology has been open six months, and the staff here at the Museum have been overwhelmed by the fantastic feedback they've been receiving.
Date:
10/12/2016

'Events at the Lapworth Museum of Geology'

'Events at the Lapworth Museum of Geology'
Description
Get yourselves out of the cold and into the warmth to enjoy festive frivolity whilst surrounded by Birmingham's favourite fossils!
Date:
08/12/2016

'Museum Mascot'

'Museum Mascot'
Description
The Lapworth Museum of Geology would like to introduce its newest member of staff, created by our talented volunteer Julian! The only problem is we don't have a name for them yet.... Will you help us?
Date:
08/12/2016

'Forgotten Footprints'

'Forgotten Footprints'
Description
A recent paper published by University of Birmingham Palaeobiology & Palaeoenvironments undergraduate Luke Meade, PhD student Andrew Jones and Senior Research Fellow and Lapworth Museum Academic Keeper Dr Richard Butler, highlights the importance of ancient climate as a driving force for the rise of reptiles.
Date:
05/12/2016

Lapworth Museum secures Arts Council England funding

Lapworth Museum secures Arts Council England funding
Description
The Lapworth Museum of Geology has been successful in securing funding from Arts Council England (£58k). The funding will help the museum plan for the long-term use of its building and collections through effective business planning, marketing, and the development of a new revenue generation model.
Date:
02/08/2016

President of Nankai University visits Museum

President of Nankai University visits Museum
Description
The Lapworth Museum of Geology was delighted to give Professor Gong Ke, President of Nankai University, and the University of Birmingham China Institute a personal tour of the completely new Lapworth Museum of Geology.
Date:
05/07/2016
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Lapworth Museum new FREE lecture series starts 5th October 2015, visit our Education and Events link for further information.