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Glazy in Love: Rehousing the Emma Gillies Collection Today we have the first instalment of a two-part series from Collections Care Assistant, Sarah Partington. In this post, she talks about rehousing a collection of ceramics made by the …Continue reading →

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Homes for Rocks – Rehousing the Lyell Geological Specimen Collection Today we have the first installment of a two-part series from Joanne Fulton. Joanne is here on an 8-week internship funded by the John R. Murray Charitable Trust to help with …Continue reading →

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Putting the Pieces Together: The Challenges of Working on Architectural Models (Part 1) Today we have the first instalment of a two-part series from our Projects Conservator, Mhairi Boyle. In this first instalment, Mhairi discusses the assessment and the first treatment steps involved …Continue reading →

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Interactive Integrated Pest Management TAGS: | | | | The final post from Sophie Lawson, our conservation Employ.ed intern, in this week’s blog… We are approaching the end of our Conservation E-learning project, with a completed trial resource being …Continue reading →

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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 →

Introducing our New Projects Conservator – Helen Baguley TAGS: | This week’s blog comes from Helen Baguley, the newest member of the conservation team… I have been recently employed by the University of Edinburgh on a 12-month contract as a …Continue reading →

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Shooting the breeze TAGS: | | | | It’s not every day that you are asked to conserve a magic spell on papyrus, but this is exactly what happened when I was asked to take a look an …Continue reading →

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Uninvited Pests TAGS: | In this week’s blog, Project Conservator Katharine discusses the new Integrated Pest Management Plan for the CRC Special Collections, and describes the common pests found in heritage institutions…. Integrated pest …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Come Hither: Walter de la Mare and the Young of All Ages The English writer Walter de la Mare was born 150 years ago this week on...
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Default utility Image Bearing Witness: The Pre-Digitisation Conservation Treatment of The Witness, Part 1 This week we have the first instalment of a two-part series by Projects Conservator Mhairi...
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