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Under the Skin: Studies in Parchment TAGS: | | | | | This week’s blog comes from Special Collections Conservator, Emily, who recently took part in a training event in London on the conservation of parchment. This is the first in a …Continue reading →

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Conservation Volunteers in the Collections Rationalisation Project TAGS: | | | This week our Project Conservator, Helen, talks about the great work volunteers have done as a part of the Collections Rationalisation project… Some of the main aims of the Collections …Continue reading →

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Interactive Integrated Pest Management TAGS: | | | | The final post from Sophie Lawson, our conservation Employ.ed intern, in this week’s blog… We are approaching the end of our Conservation E-learning project, with a completed trial resource being …Continue reading →

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E-learning with Employ.ed TAGS: | | | Today we hear from Sophie, our first ever Employ.ed student in the conservation studio… Hi, my name is Sophie Lawson and I am currently the Conservation E-learning intern at the …Continue reading →

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Conservation Work Placement at St Cecilia’s Hall TAGS: | | In this week’s blog, Alberto Bonza, an apprentice from Italy, describes his time working with conservators from the CRC… I am writing this blog post at the end of my …Continue reading →

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Conservation Student- Claire Hutchison TAGS: | | | In this week’s blog, Claire, our first placement student of the summer describes her experience of working with us… My name is Claire and I am a conservation student from …Continue reading →

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Crowdsourcing Conservation at the CRC TAGS: | | | | In this week’s blog, Special Collections Conservator Emily, describes the highly successful crowdsourcing conservation event held in February at the CRC… In February, we held our first ever conservation crowdsourcing event …Continue reading →

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New Conservation Internship at the CRC TAGS: | | | This week’s blog is written by our new conservation Intern, Holly, who is working on a collections rationalisation project within the rare books department… I am now beginning my third …Continue reading →

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Thomson-Walker Internship – Round 3! TAGS: | In this week’s blog we hear from Clàudia Callau Buxaderas, who is the third in a series of interns to work on the Thomson-Walker collection… It has been almost eight …Continue reading →

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Printmaking: Identification, Preservation and Creation TAGS: | | | | | Immerse yourself in all things print! Join our conservators, Emily and Katharine, for an evening of preservation and printmaking. For centuries artists have been using different printing techniques to depict …Continue reading →

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Copernicus x Smith The University’s Iconics Collection holds some of the institution’s most valued and treasured items, and...
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