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Assessing books for exhibition TAGS: | | This week Special Collections Conservator Anna O’Regan talks us through her experience of learning new skills and how they were applied to conserving a group of books for an upcoming …Continue reading →

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How to Become More Sustainable TAGS: | | | | The CRC Conservation Team ran two remote internships earlier this year. This blog is from Karoline Sofie Hennum, who was our intern for our Environmental Sustainability in Collections Care project …Continue reading →

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“Meet the…Special Collections Conservator” Podcast TAGS: | Our Special Collections Conservator, Emily Hick, recently took part in the “Meet the…” series organised by VOiCE (Volunteers in Collections Engagement) at the Centre for Research Collections (CRC). This was …Continue reading →

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Semply the Best: A Collection in Need of Some Love TAGS: | | | | This week’s blog comes from Project Collections Assistants Anna O’Regan, Winona O’Connor and Max Chesnokov who worked with Preventive Conservator Katharine Richardson on a project back in 2019 to survey …Continue reading →

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Thompson Dunlop Conservation internship at St Cecilia’s Hall 2019 Article written by Riccardo Angeloni in 2019 One from the archives this week! In this article we’ll transport you back to July 2019 (months before Covid-19 even existed, imagine that!) …Continue reading →

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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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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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Default utility Image Glazy in Love: Rehousing the Emma Gillies Collection Today we have the first instalment of a two-part series from Collections Care Assistant, Sarah...
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