14th Coleopterists Day: Oxford, 11 Feb 2017

Location: Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PW

In collaboration with British Entomological and Natural History Society (BENHS) and Biological Records Centre (BRC).

Programme:

  • 10.00 – Arrival tea / coffee / biscuits – Annexe
  • 10.30 – Welcome & Housekeeping – Lecture Theatre
  • 10.35 – Martin Harvey (CEH/BRC) – Pantheon's progress - a new system for analysing invertebrate species lists
  • 10.55 – Charlie Outhwaite (CEH/UCL) – The 'other taxa' behind the State of Nature 2016 report: Exploring the results from biological records
  • 11.15 – Ryan Clark (TCV trainee) – The Saproxylic Beetles of Blenheim High Park
  • 11.35 – Helen Roy (CEH/BRC) – Mike Majerus’s book A Natural History of Ladybird Beetles
  • 11.55 – Sally-Ann Spence (DUMP) – DUMP project
  • 12.15 – Zoë Simmons (OUMNH) – ‘All the small things’ – research help
  • 12.30‐14.00 – Lunch (Museum café, local pub or bring your own - Annexe)

Hope Entomological Collections open 12.30 – 16.00 (for collections use contact amoret.spooner@oum.ox.ac.uk)
Hope Entomological Library will open 12.30 – 16.00 (contact Kate Diston kathleen.diston@oum.ox.ac.uk)

  • 14.15 – Ashleigh Whiffin & Wil Heeney – Recording Schemes workshop (Annexe)

No booking needed, unless access is required for a specific collection/ archive.
THERE IS NO PUBLIC PARKING AT THE MUSEUM

For general enquiries please contact: amoret.spooner@oum.ox.ac.uk

Further Information:

Advance notice: next year the 15th Coleopterists Day will be on 10th February 2018!