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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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Paper and Water: Conservation Principles TAGS: | This week’s blog post comes from Special Collections Conservator, Emily, who recently attended a conservation training workshop in Edinburgh… Earlier this year in September, I attended a two-day course organised by …Continue reading →

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Book conservation skills for paper conservators TAGS: | | This week’s blog post comes from Projects Conservator, Katharine Richardson, who recently attended a workshop to learn basic book conservation techniques…. Last month I attended a two day workshop, Book Conservation …Continue reading →

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Wood you believe it? Identifying woods for conservation TAGS: | | In this week’s blog we hear from Musical Instrument Museums Edinburgh (MIMEd) Conservator, Jonathan Santa Maria Bouquet, who recently attended a training workshop on wood identification in Norway.

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A Taste of Conservation TAGS: | | | | | In this week’s blog we hear from Anna O’Regan, who recently attended a Conservation Taster Day at the CRC. Anna discusses why she wanted to take part, and what she …Continue reading →

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Making the Invisible Visible – Repairs on Iron Gall Ink TAGS: | | | | | Last Friday, I attended a one-day training workshop on iron gall ink repairs. The session was organised by the Collections Care Team at the National Library of Scotland and hosted …Continue reading →

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Collections

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Last Day for Museums Collections Intern During the summer the Museums Services Team took on a ten week ‘Museums Collections’ intern...

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Default utility Image Spotlight on Fiddles at St Cecilia’s Hall Guest post from Olivia Thorne, a museums placement student at St Cecilia’s Hall As a...
Default utility Image Finding my way around the map and atlas collection We catch up with Helen, our Projects Conservator at the University Collections Facility (UCF), in...

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