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Volunteering Virtually with Conservation TAGS: | | | | | A new year and a new blog from the conservation studio! Our first blog of the month comes from Stephanie Graban, an undergraduate student from the University of Edinburgh currently …Continue reading →

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Volunteer Voice – Valentina de Riso TAGS: | | In this week’s blog we bring you another edition of our volunteer voice, this time from Valentina de Riso, who volunteers in the conservation studio every week…. What is your …Continue reading →

CRC Summer School: Day 3 TAGS: | | | | After a morning spent with project conservator Emily Hick who introduced us to conservation theory, we had the chance to try out some of the techniques in practice. From surface …Continue reading →

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Volunteer Voice – Laura Keizer TAGS: | In this week’s blog, we interview a conservation volunteer to find out what they do in the studio and the benefits of volunteering…. 1.What is your name? Laura Keizer 2. …Continue reading →

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CRC Summer School: Day 2 TAGS: | | | | | Yesterday brought a slight shift in focus, from a general introduction to an in-depth look at specific departments and museum collections. Our morning was spent discussing both current and future …Continue reading →

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CRC Summer School: Day 1 TAGS: | | | | This week the Centre for Research Collections is running its very first Summer School to provide an overview of different aspects of the heritage sector; with a focus on collections, …Continue reading →

The Adventure Begins… Science, freedom, beauty, adventure: what more could you ask of life? Aviation combined all the elements I loved. Charles A. Lindbergh, The Spirit of St. Louis A model, with some …Continue reading →

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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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