News – Scientific Illiteracy in Spain

SPAIN – According to the Survey of Social Perception of Science developed by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECyT), lack of Spanish on basic scientific issues is still very high, so that one could speak of there is still a high degree scientific illiteracy. They draw attention to the following: 46% do not…

Dr Gerald Dick, 2015 Keynote Speaker

We are delighted to announce Dr. Gerald Dick, Executive Director of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums as a keynote speaker at the 2015 ICOM NATHIST conference at the Taiwan National Museum. Dr Gerald Dick did his PhD in behavioural ecology under the supervision of Hans Winkler and the late Konrad Lorenz. After working…

Learn more about Taipei

The National Taiwan Museum in Taipei is our host for the 2015 conference, from 19-23 October. If you haven’t been to Taipei before, this is an excellent chance to visit this beautiful city and its surroundings. About Taipei Taipei (means “North of Taiwan”), officially known as Taipei City (Chinese: 臺北市 or 台北市; pinyin: Táiběi Shì;…