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Latest news from the Lapworth Museum of Geology.

Join our team

Join our team
Description
The Lapworth Museum of Geology is recruiting!
Date:
11/06/2018

These are a few of our favorite things

These are a few of our favorite things
Description
The Lapworth Museum of Geology has in excess of a quarter of a million items in its collections, many of which have never been put on public display, until now!
Date:
04/05/2018

Magnificent Maps

Magnificent Maps
Description
The Lapworth Museum and colleagues in the Map Room have been working together to deliver some recent public engagement activities.
Date:
03/05/2018

Easter Holidays at the Lapworth Museum of Geology

Easter Holidays at the Lapworth Museum of Geology
Description
We have had a cracking Easter Holidays at the Lapworth Museum, with two family fun days and the launch of our new temporary exhibition - 'These are a few of our favourite things'. We hope that all of our visitors enjoyed themselves. We had over 350 people on our Creative Collectors family fun day and we hope to see you all again soon!
Date:
13/04/2018

Future Possibilities Lab

Future Possibilities Lab
Description
Calling Muslim Women - what does your cultural heritage, background or identity mean to you? How does your personal identity link to place?
Date:
20/10/2017

The Lapworth Museum of Geology has been named a runner up in Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017

The Lapworth Museum of Geology has been named a runner up in Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017
Description
At a formal ceremony at the British Museum the Lapworth Museum of Geology has been named as Runner-Up in the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017.
Date:
06/07/2017

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
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