What’s on

The Forum brings together organisations that are active in the field of heritage science so that its members can learn from one another and work together to address topics of mutual interest or concern.

Information on future and past meetings/events can be found on this page. Some events are open to everyone but others are only available to members.

Coming up:

7th July, 16.00-17.30 - NHSF and Icon Heritage Science ECR and student seminar (open to all) - Further information and registration

8th September, 10.00-12.00 - Member Council

8th September, 16.00-17.30 - NHSF and Icon Heritage Science ECR and student seminar (open to all)

7th October, 11.00-13.30 - Meeting of Board of Trustees

16th January 2023, 13.00-15.00 - Member Council

 

Past events:

10th June, 11.00-13.30 - Meeting of Board of Trustees

9th June, 16.00-17.30 - NHSF and Icon Heritage Science ECR and student seminar (open to all)

8th June, 10.30-12.00 - Research working group

5th May, 16.00-17.30 - NHSF and Icon Heritage Science ECR and student seminar (open to all). Presentations.

25th April ,10.00-12.00 - Member Council

9th March, 12.30-15.00 - Meeting of Board of Trustees

11th February, 10.00-11.00 - Communities working group

Open to: members of communities working group

11th February, 08.45-09.45 - Impact working group (partial)

Co-convenors - audience survey design

28th January, 15.45-16.00 - NHSF 10th AGM

Open to: NHSF members 

28th January, 14.00-15.45 - Members' Meeting (Research group) - Heritage science infrastructure investment

Open to: NHSF members and by invitation

14th January, 10.00-11.00 - Communities working group

Review of project to review alignment of heritage science to national curricula

24th November, 13.30-15.30 - Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Open to: NHSF Board of Trustees

12th November, 11.00-12.00 - Research working group

Open to: Members of NHSF research working group

11th October, 14.00-16.00 - Member Council meeting

Open to: NHSF Member Council representatives

1st October, 13.00-15.00 - Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Open to: NHSF Board of Trustees

29th September, 14.00-15.00 - Communities working group meeting

Open to: Communities working group

20th July 2021, 13.00-14.00 - Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Open to: NHSF Board of Trustees

20th July 2021, 10.00-11.30 - Research working group meeting

Reviewing case studies on how heritage science contributes to addressing the five societal challenges.

7th July 2021, 13.00-14.00 - Communities working group meeting

De-brief from 'Full STEAM ahead!' member meeting; scoping project to engage school age children with heritage science; process for piloting mentoring scheme

Full STEAM ahead! - 16th June 2021, 13.00-15.00 - Member Meeting (led by Communities group)

Open to: NHSF members or by invitation. Event summary including presentations available here.

21st May, 10.00-12.00 - Research working group meeting

Building on work to identify Societal Challenges for heritage science research by mapping practice and identifying gaps

19th May, 13.00-14.00 - Impact working group meeting

De-brief following members' meeting and agreement of action plan for 2021-22

5th May 2021, 13.00-15.00 - Communities working group meeting

Open to: Communities working group

30th April, 13.30-15.00 - Kit-Catalogue refresher 

How to add equipment to the Kit-Catalogue and edit or maintain entries. Discussion about developing categories to improve searchability. (Find out more)

Open to: NHSF members. Contact Caroline Peach administrator@heritagescienceforum.org.uk if interested in taking part.

26th April 2021, 13.00-15.00 - Member Meeting (led by Impact group)

Open to: NHSF members or by invitation (see programme)

20th April 2021, 13.00-15.00 - Member Council

Open to: NHSF member council representatives

18th March 2021, 17.30-19.00 - Scoping session: Networking and support for heritage science students and early career researchers (repeat event due to demand)

Topic: Joint session from NHSF and the Icon Heritage Science group 

Open to: Everyone (50 places)

5th March 2021, 13.00-15.00 - Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Topic: Strategic priorities and budget for 2021-22. Progress on governance changes.

Open to: NHSF Board of Trustees

5th March 2021, 17.30-19.00 - Scoping session: Networking and support for heritage science students and early career researchers

Topic: Joint session from NHSF and the Icon Heritage Science group 

Open to: Everyone (50 places)

25th February 2021, 13.00-15.00 - Inaugural Member Council meeting

Topic: Agree activity programme for 2021-22 that will help to deliver the Strategic Framework for Heritage Science in the UK. Agree terms of reference for this new committee.

Open to: Members of the NHSF Member Council

16th February 2021, 16.00-17.00 - Impact working group

Topic: Development of impact toolkit and planning for Members' Meeting

Open to: NHSF Impact working group members