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Lapworth Museum Of Geology Shortlisted For £100,000 Art Fund Museum Of The Year 2017

Lapworth Museum Of Geology Shortlisted For £100,000  Art Fund Museum Of The Year 2017
Description
Birmingham's Lapworth Museum of Geology announced among the five museums which have been selected as finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017, the world's largest and most prestigious prize for museums.
Date:
27/04/2017

Dragon-like fossil discovery could change our view of dinosaur origins

Dragon-like fossil discovery could change our view of dinosaur origins
Description
Professor Richard Butler has written a piece for The Conversation, in which he discusses a new species of Triassic reptile, Teleocrater rhadinus, which fundamentally challenges the status quo of dinosaur origins.
Date:
12/04/2017

Discovery of early, 'croc-like' reptile sheds new light on evolution of dinosaurs

Discovery of early, 'croc-like' reptile sheds new light on evolution of dinosaurs
Description
A new species of ancient reptile has been described by scientists at the University of Birmingham, filling a critical gap in the fossil record of dinosaur cousins and suggesting that some features thought to characterise dinosaurs evolved much earlier than previously thought.
Date:
12/04/2017

Birmingham University Award For Tremendous Achievement

Birmingham University Award For Tremendous Achievement
Description
Lapworth Museum wins Project Team of the Year at the BUAFTAs
Date:
27/02/2017

February Half Term at the Lapworth Museum

February Half Term at the Lapworth Museum
Description
Join us during February Half Term to welcome our newest mascot!
Date:
10/02/2017

Congratulations to Roy Starkey

Congratulations to Roy Starkey
Description
Lapworth Museum volunteer wins The Marsh Award for Mineralogy
Date:
07/02/2017

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
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