News, Blogs and Essays
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Treasures of the Month
Every month, we focus on one object (text/book/illustration/specimen) to bring you its hidden story
Stories from our Collections
From colourful personalities to mysterious specimens, read the tales our curators and staff find within old books, journals, collected specimens...
The Alexander Anderson Manuscript Collection
Digital Assets Manager Andrea Deneau highlights the latest addition to our digital collections
10th May 2023
Hiding in plain sight: A sculpture of Nikolai Ivanovich Vavilov
Glenn Benson, our Hon. Curator of Artefacts, looks at one of our artefacts that, despite being displayed on the fireplace in the Library for many years, is often overlooked.
13th April 2023
Presenting the Naturalists of the Future!
After taking part in our Art Fund-supported after school club, London students presented their scientific findings to an audience at the Linnean Society of London
11th April 2023
Linnean Society Announces 2023 Medal and Award Winners
We are proud to celebrate our fantastic medal and award winners for 2023
3rd April 2023
International Women's Day 2023: Celebrating Women in Natural History
We highlight the lives and achievements of eight women in the history of biology, suggested by our staff, Fellows, and members of the public
7th March 2023
Richard Salisbury's Floorplans
Liz McGow, Archivist, investigates a small collection of floorplans found in Richard Salisbury’s papers, which are due to go live at the next catalogue update later this month.
7th March 2023