Join our Board of Trustees
We're recruiting now for two new trustees to join our Board at the next AGM in January 2022. We are looking for people with enthusiasm for, or curiosity about, heritage science and the role it can play in society. Could this be you?
October 2021 newsletter is out!
Our latest newsletter contains updates from our Board of Trustees and Member Council meetings. It also has the latest policy news, including the British Science Association's new 10-year strategy and a summary of the Historic Environment Forum's (HEF) latest report on taking positive action against climate change.
September 2021 newsletter
Our latest newsletter contains an update on the work of our communities group as well as details on our upcoming Member Council meeting (11th October). It also summarises the latest policy news related to heritage science, including the recent cabinet reshuffle and the publishing of the ACE Delivery Plan, 2021-24.
Call for heritage science job descriptions
We're doing a piece of work to map role descriptions to existing apprenticeship standards to see how existing standards can be used by the field of heritage science and where there are gaps. Can you help us by emailing us heritage science role descriptions?
August 2021 newsletter!
Our latest newsletter contains an update on our scoping meeting for our project to increase engagement of school-age children with heritage science. It also asks for your help to involve more organisations in the delivery of the Strategic Framework for Heritage Science in the UK and to showcase work that demonstrates the social relevance of heritage science.
July 2021 newsletter
The latest newsletter from NHSF contains information on the recent work of our working groups, as well as how to join our Slack workspace to support the networking and career development needs of heritage science students and Early Career Researchers.
June 2021 newsletter
This month's newsletter contains information on our new Slack group to support networking and career development, as well as an update on our collection of societal challenges case studies and a summary of our 'Full STEAM ahead' members' meeting.
Summary of June Members’ Meeting - Full STEAM ahead!
Our June Members' Meeting took place on 16 June 2021 and focused on the use of heritage science to engage with children of school age. We have now published a full summary of the meeting.
Calling heritage science students and ECRs!
We've set up a new workspace to support the networking and career development needs of heritage science students and early career researchers. Join in!
May 2021 newsletter
Our latest newsletter contains the latest NHSF news, including information on our next Members' Meeting which will focus on the use of heritage science to engage with children of school age.
Call for case studies on societal challenges and heritage science research
Can you contribute a case study on how heritage science contributes to the five societal challenges identified by the NHSF research working group?
June Members’ Meeting - Full STEAM ahead!
Register now for our June Members' Meeting, on 16 June 2021 (13:00 – 15:00) via Zoom. The meeting will focus on the use of heritage science to engage with children of school age.
April 2021 newsletter
Our latest newsletter contains information on our Societal Challenges for Heritage Science Research, as well as links to our latest blog series that recapped our networking event for heritage science students and ECR's.
On 30th April 2021, 13.30-15.00 we're running a workshop for members on the NHSF Kit-Catalogue and how to use it to list equipment that is used for heritage science activities.
April Members’ Meeting
Our April Members' Meeting, on 26th April 13.00-15.00 via Zoom, is a workshop on developing an impact toolkit for heritage science. Join us to shape the initial recommendations and plans for a toolkit and evidence hub.
March 2021 newsletter
Our March 2021 newsletter contains all the latest news from NHSF including a summary of our British Science Week blogs and a recap on the event we hosted with Icon Heritage Science Group to scope the networking and career support needs of heritage science students and early career researchers.
Networking and support for heritage science students and ECRs - second session
A repeat of the event on 5th March to explore the networking and career development needs of heritage science students and early career researchers
February 2021 newsletter is out!
Our February newsletter includes a recap of the inaugural meeting of the NHSF Member Council; updates from our working groups; details on how you can contribute to our upcoming British Science Week blog series; and details on our Kit-Catalogue.
Can you contribute to our blog series for British Science Week 2021?
For the past few years NHSF has run a series of blog posts that features work by its members over the course of the week. If your organisation has already planned something for British Science Week - please let me know about it so that we can re-share the information.
Networking and support for heritage science students and ECRs
As part of British Science Week, we are hosting a meeting on Friday 5 March (17:30-19:00) for heritage science students and early career researchers to discuss their career development and networking needs.
January 2021 Newsletter is out!
Our January newsletter includes the latest news from NHSF, including greetings from our latest member- West Dean College. We also have an update following our successful Members' Meeting in December on the theme of 'Societal challenges for heritage science research'.
AHRC Infrastructure Policy & Engagement Fellowships
AHRC is advertising three Infrastructure Policy & Engagement Fellowships to conduct collaborative research and scoping activities to inform the possible creation of an integrated national Heritage Science and Conservation Research infrastructure - closing date 19th February.
December 2020 newsletter is out!
Our December newsletter contains the latest news from NHSF, including a recap of our Members' Meeting on 'Societal Challenges for heritage science research'. We also summarise the upcoming funding calls, events and awards in heritage science, as well as job opportunities and internships in the sector.