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About CU Conservation, Objects and Treatments

Feeling conflicted

Posted on 31 March 2019 by Eleanor Sweetnam

Before I begin, I must say that this blogpost is merely a discussion centred around my initial thoughts at the beginning of the conservation process of a British military uniform. I very much enjoy a lengthy debate about an object’s significance, but I must say that it becomes very different when that discourse becomes a
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About CU Conservation, Cabinet of Curiosities

Skilling up

Posted on 14 January 2019 by Mandy Garratt

As conservation students here at Cardiff, we learn a wide variety of skills; not only honing the techniques required to conserve objects, but those which will help us when we are fully-fledged conservators. Our degree programmes help us to master skills such as digital photography and Photoshop, we use a large range of scientific equipment,
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Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight: Sophie Yamauchi

Posted on 14 August 2018 by Stephanie Whitehead

Welcome to Alumni Spotlight, a blog series focused on our alums – where they’ve been and where they are now. For this installment we interviewed Sophie Yamauchi.     What degree did you complete at Cardiff? Did you pursue more education after you left, in any field? My experience at Cardiff University was a little
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Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight: Gwen Thomas

Posted on 7 August 2018 by Stephanie Whitehead

Welcome to Alumni Spotlight, a blog series focused on our alums – where they’ve been and where they are now. For this installment we interviewed Gwen Thomas. What degree did you complete at Cardiff? Did you pursue more education after you left, in any field? I completed my BA History at Cardiff in 2004. I
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