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Conserving the Mackinnon Collection TAGS: | | This week, Claire Hutchison describes the start of her eight-week internship working to conserve the Mackinnon collection… I am four weeks into my internship at the CRC and absolutely loving …Continue reading →

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Student Placement Experience – Tara Laubach TAGS: | | | Find out what it is like to be a work placement student in the conservation studio in this week’s blog… My name is Tara Laubach. I am currently studying the …Continue reading →

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XRF Internship at St Cecilia’s Hall TAGS: | | | | In this week’s blog, we hear from Despoina Papazoglou who was an intern at St Celilia’s Hall from April to June 2019. Her internship focused on the material analysis of …Continue reading →

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XRF Internship at the Centre for Research Collections TAGS: | | | | Find out what our Employ.ed Intern, Cameron Perumal, got up to in the final weeks of her project at the CRC in this week’s blog… As I near the end …Continue reading →

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Scientific Analysis of Heritage Collections using XRF – Employ.ed Internship 2019 TAGS: | | This week’s blog post comes from Cameron Perumal who recently began a 10-week Employ.ed internship in the Conservation Studio at the CRC…  Two weeks into my Employ.ed internship, and I …Continue reading →

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Crowdsourcing Conservation – Thomas Nelson Collection TAGS: | | Following on from the popular “Crowdsourcing Conservation” sessions held in February 2017 and 2018, the Centre for Research Collections held seven more crowdsourcing events from October 2018 to March 2019. …Continue reading →

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Who You Gonna Call? (Dustbusters!) TAGS: | | This week’s blog comes from Project Collections Assistants, Anna O’Regan and Stephanie Allen, who assisted the Museum Collections Team with a large scale move of artworks by Edinburgh College of Art …Continue reading →

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Icky Sticky Tape This week’s blog has been written by Lisa Behrens, a book and paper conservation student from Stuttgart in Germany, who spent four weeks at CRC’s conservation studio earlier this summer. …Continue reading →

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Bigger and Better Things TAGS: | | | In this week’s blog, Sarah MacLean, an MA Conservation of Fine Art student from Northumbria University, describes a two-week work placement she undertook with us in July 2018… During my …Continue reading →

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My Royal Mile TAGS: | | This week, we have our final blog from Project Conservator, Helen Baguley, who has been working with us for the past 18 months on the Collections Rationalisation Project… The Royal …Continue reading →

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