Category: Events

  • Networking Event: University Museums and Climate and Ecological Emergency Breakdown

    Tuesday 29th November 2022 at 1.00pm via Zoom Please join us as we learn from colleagues of exciting and innovative work being done in our sector with regards to climate action. Programme:  Ellena Grillo and Kelly Richards, University of Oxford Meat the Future Evie Crouch and Matt Hayes, University of Cambridge Butterflies Through Time- Using […]

  • UMG 2022 Virtual Networking Event

    University Museums and Climate and Ecological Emergency Breakdown *CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS* Tuesday 29th November 2022 | 1pm | Zoom This year’s networking event will consist in presentations of sector case studies on university museums’ responses to the climate emergency. If you have a case study that shares an example of recent and innovative climate conscious […]

  • Packed Lunch: Networking session

    Health and Wellbeing Practice at University Museums Wednesday 24 November 2021 In the unprecedented times we’re living in and working through, the ability of culture, collections, histories and heritage to enhance the quality of life and improve health and wellbeing has never been more needed. This event will explore the innovative ways university museums have […]

  • Annual Forum: COVID-19 and Beyond

    Thursday 19 November 2pm Online via Zoom Since March there has been much discussion of the impact of the pandemic on the university sector, and issues ranging from safe teaching and student welfare to future funding have been in the news almost daily. We have invited colleagues from five UK universities to speak to the […]

  • Booking now open for Conference 2018

    Booking now open for Conference 2018

    This year’s conference ‘Foreign exchange? University museums and international engagement’ will be held at University of Cambridge on 3rd July. Reserve your place now.

  • Details announced for UMG Conference 2018

    This year’s UMG conference, ‘Foreign Exchange? University Museums and International Engagement’ will be held on 3rd July at the Museum of Zoology, Cambridge University.

  • Annual Conference:  booking lines open and call for papers

    Annual Conference: booking lines open and call for papers

    Conference booking lines are now open for this year’s conference at University of Birmingham. Find out how you can contribute a case study. We are inviting proposals on the theme of teaching and learning in university museums.

  • Save the date: UMG Annual Conference 2017

    Save the date: UMG Annual Conference 2017

    This year’s annual conference will be held at the University of Birmingham on 11/12th September. Find out more here.

  • Minister speaks at UMG conference

    Matt Hancock, recently appointed Minister for Digital and Culture, has delivered his first major speech on museums at the UMG conference in Reading.

  • 2016 Conference Booking Now Open

    This year’s conference is being held at Reading University on 22nd September. In a climate of increasing drive towards greater partnership working, the conference will review the benefits, costs and challenges of working together.


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