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A behind-the-scenes tour
10 December 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Stellenbosch Women Alumnae Network (SWAN) in London, is excited to invite you to join them for a guided and narrated behind-the-scenes of the Natural History Museum (NHM), with fellow alumna, Hester van Schalkwyk, and fellow South African, Ronel Verwoerd.We will start off our morning by talking to Hester about her role as a postdoctoral research associate and her research into host-microbe interactions that could lead to sustainable agricultural practices.Read more about Hester HERE
Thereafter, Ronel will tell us about the history and architecture of this very special building and its contents (NHM), and you can look forward to a riveting behind-the-scenes tour to see how (and why) the NHM stores 23 million specimens in alcohol in the Spirit Building.Read more about Ronel HERESadly, this event is limited to 20 people. Please show consideration when booking your space. If you book but do not turn up, you will have prevented someone else from experiencing this event.Event detailsDate: Saturday 10 December 2022Time: 10:00 –12:00Venue: Natural History Museum, Exhibition Rd entrance, South Kensington, London SW7 2 HRCost: FreeRSVP: Click HERE to RSVP by Thursday 1 December 2022We will meet in the Hintze Hall Café for coffee at 10:00, before starting the tour at 10:30. We will end at the Hintze Hall Café where you are invited to enjoy coffee and snacks and one another’s company for as long as you like. (*All food and beverages will be for your own account.)We look forward to meeting you all at the Natural History Museum for this incredible experience.