How to Edit Wikipedia Workshop - 17 November, Edinburgh
NHSF and Wikipedia UK will be holding their next, free how-to workshop on Wikipedia contributions on the 17 November 2017 in Edinburgh. Come along and help make heritage science more visible!
Call for Contributions to the NHSF Halloween blog campaign
Capture the wider public's imagination with 'uncanny' or 'mysterious' blog contributions this Halloween season.
Wikipedia Workshop, Cambridge
On 28th September 2017, NHSF and Wikimedia UK held their first ‘How To Edit’ workshop at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
Accessing collections through 3D scanning - a new blog post by HES
NHSF member Historic Environment Scotland discuss promoting access to heritage and new opportunities for 3D visualisation
Job Opportunity: Professor (Chair) of Heritage Evidence, Foresight and Policy, UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage
An opportunity for an experienced heritage specialist to take up a position at the UCL Institute of Sustainable Heritage in London
Health, Well-being and Cultural Heritage event
NHSF's event on Health, Well-being and Cultural Heritage: Research, Evidence and Practice was held on the 12 September 2017, at the Tate Modern.
NHSF prospectus 2017-18 released
The forum has released an updated version of its prospectus, laying out its priorities for the year 2017-18.
Save the date: How-To-Edit Wikipedia - A Workshop for Heritage Science
NHSF and Wikimedia UK are running a free workshop on 28 September 2017 about contributing content to Wikipedia.
Event – Health, Well-being and Cultural Heritage: Research, Evidence and Practice
Booking is now open for the event, run jointly by NHSF and Tate, to be held at the Tate Modern on the 12 September 2017
AHRC Heritage Priority Area Events
The AHRC Heritage Priority Area Team will be hosting a series of events on the 4-6 October 2017, addressing areas of interconnection between heritage research, policy and practice.
Parliamentary Questions on Cultural Heritage
DCMS answers a series of questions by Kevin Brennan MP (Cardiff West) relating to NHSF's policy goals.
Seminar: Does experiencing heritage and culture improve well-being?
Save the Date - 12 September 2017 - Tate Modern, London A free early-evening seminar in which a panel of guest speakers and the audience are invited to explore the evidence needed to inform the debate around the contribution of heritage to improving health and well-being and the role that heritage science can play.
NHSF achievements, 2016-17
As NHSF embarks on its 2017-18 membership year, we take stock of the areas prioritised for action during 2016-17 including 'Filling the Gaps' underpinning the National Heritage Science Strategy, supporting Open Access, strengthening networks and speaking on behalf of the sector to policy makers and influencers.
NHSF to fund five bursaries for Early Career Researchers to attend 3rd International SEAHA Conference
The NHSF is pleased to announce that it will be funding five bursaries allowing Early Career Researchers to attend the 3rd International Conference on Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA).
Gold Dust - first free publication available through National Heritage Science Forum grant
The first Gold Open Access publication to be fully funded through the NHSF's Gold Open Access grant is now available online.
Spring Budget 2017
NHSF has reviewed the Spring Budget that was announced on 8 March 2017 and extracted sections that have a bearing on Heritage Science or the environment in which it is carried out.
Sharing heritage science…our blog for British Science Week
Throughout British Science Week 2017, heritage scientists from NHSF member organisations have been sharing examples of their work through the NHSF blog.
Wikimedia workshop for NHSF members
17 March 2017, 15.00-17.00, British Library, London This pilot workshop is for employees and members of NHSF member organisations. Led by a Wikimedia UK volunteer, it is an opportunity to learn the basics of editing and creating Wikipedia entries.
Call for Heritage Science contributions to British Science Week 2017
British Science Week 2017 runs from 10-19 March. As in previous years, NHSF will highlight different examples of heritage science carried out by its members through the NHSF blog.
SEAHA Conference 2017 - Call for Abstracts
Submissions are now open for the 3rd International Conference on Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA) at the University of Brighton, that will take place on 19-20 June 2017.
NHSF Chairman’s Report 2016
At the Research Strategy Summit in Stirling on 10 November NHSF Chairman, Alastair McCapra, reported on activity in 2016, highlighting the good progress that has already been made against many of NHSF’s goals for 2016-17.
NHSF Research Strategy Summit
On the 10th November NHSF held its Research Strategy Summit, with Historic Environment Scotland, in Stirling.