The Entomology collection at National Museums Scotland contains over two million specimens from all over the world is visited by more than 100 researchers, students, artists and amateur entomologists each year. So what does curating the collection involve and what can the specimens within it tell us? Ashleigh Whiffin, Assistant Curator of Entomology at NMS, will provide an insight into her work; share her fondness for beetles and her fascination with the macabre.
Curation & Coleoptera: The secrets of curating the insect collection at National Museums Scotland
The Guide Hall, 33 Melville Street, Edinburgh
Speaker: Ashleigh Whiffin.
Leader: Wilma Harper.
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