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Water Quality Part 4 – Conclusions and Recommendations TAGS: | | | | | | | Today’s blog post concludes remote intern Mhairi Boyle’s four-part series on water quality. Mhairi discusses the conclusions she reached during her internship and provides us with her recommendations for regular …Continue reading →

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Water Quality Part 3 – Survey TAGS: | | | | | | | In the third instalment of this four-part series, remote intern Mhairi Boyle discusses the survey she created to get insight on water type and water usage from fellow paper conservators …Continue reading →

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Water Quality Part 2 – Water Tests TAGS: | | | | | | | Join us today for remote intern Mhairi Boyle’s second instalment of her four-part series on water quality and its impact on paper. Here she discusses the tests and analysis she …Continue reading →

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Water Quality Part 1 – Introduction TAGS: | | | Today we have the first instalment of a four-part series from our remote intern Mhairi Boyle. In her first instalment, Mhairi shares with us the importance of water and its …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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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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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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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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