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What Can Heritage Science Do For You?

University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) and the National Heritage Science Forum (NHSF)

From: Tuesday 12.03.19
at 10:00am
To: Tuesday 12.03.19
at 5:00pm
Location:

Foyle Room, The British Library, London

96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DB

Cost:

£85 (a limited number of free places are available to NHSF members - see below for details)

Event language: 
English
Summary: 

This one-day workshop will discuss the benefits of heritage science research in the context of collections-based research and outreach activities.

Event description: 

Jointly organised by the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) and the National Heritage Science Forum (NHSF). Participants will learn about a range of analytical methods, which can be used to learn more about the materials composition, history, original context and current conservation and storage needs of archaeological, archival and museum objects. 

During the workshop, real case studies of heritage science research applied to a range of objects will be presented and discussed.

Participants will be asked to contribute their experience of, or aspirations for, collaboration with heritage science researchers.

The workshop is suitable for conservators, curators, early career scientists, collections managers, archivists and librarians working in museums, archives, libraries and historic houses.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

If you are staff, a student or member of a National Heritage Science Forum member organisation, you may be entitled to free place on this course.

These free places are limited, so please email us as soon as possible if you are interested.

Also, there are a few free spaces on the course for staff, students and members of NHSF member organizations.

Presenters:

Dr Lora Angelova

Dr Paola Ricciardi