Two positions at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Carnegie Museum of Natural History is advertising two full time academic positions: ASSISTANT CURATOR OF AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES Responsibilities include original scientific research involving the biology of amphibians and reptiles in such areas as systematics, evolutionary biology, ecology, conservation biology, especially but not limited to work involving consequences of anthropogenic change. 1311-ft-assistant-curator-of-amphibians-and-reptiles POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW, INTERIM CURATOR,…

Global Thunderclap for International Day for Biological Diversity

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums is organizing a worldwide “Thunderclap” to support the International Day for Biological Diversity on the theme “The Pyramid of Life” The Biodiversity is Us project wants to make as much noise as possible this year to raise awareness on biodiversity loss. What makes this year so special? WAZA…

Professor Wen-Hao Chou, 2015 Keynote Speaker

ICOM NATHIST warmly welcomes Professor Wen-Hao Chou, Academic Deputy Director of the National Museum of Natural Science as a keynote speaker at the 2015 International Conference. Before joining the Collection and Research Scheme, Professor Chou was an exhibit coordinator largely involved in the museum’s planning and development work in 1981 – 1986. Upon the completion…

“Biodiversity is Us” – ICOM NATHIST collaborates with WAZA

With the theme of IMD15 “Museums for a Sustainable Society”, ICOM NATHIST is working even more closely with its partner the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) to support “Biodiversity is Us”. Zoos and Aquariums, represented by the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, are actively getting people to act to preserve biodiversity, which is…

New website ICOM NATHIST Wildlife Trafficking Working Group

In recognition of the impact of the wildlife trade on species conservation and museum security, ICOM NATHIST has formed the Wildlife Trafficking Working Group. Much like the Ethics Working Group, we will bring together partners, stakeholders and information, hold occasional meetings, undertake initiatives and post digests in our regular e-News bulletin. The website is now live and can…