Care of Collections

Alumni Spotlight: William Tregaskes

Posted on 5 June 2020 by Caitlin Jenkins

This month’s addition to our Alumni Spotlight series is William Tregaskes, who was kind enough to answer some questions about his experiences since graduating from Cardiff. What course did you study at Cardiff University? Did you follow it up with any further education or training? I studied BA Archaeology and then MSc Care of Collections.
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Volunteering at National Museum Wales (Preventive conservation)

Posted on 27 May 2020 by Amanda Chua

Hello! Before I begin talking about my time volunteering, I should do a short introduction about myself. I’m a MSc Care of Collections student at Cardiff University. It’s a one year masters program where you learn about how to do preventive conservation. What is preventive conservation, you may ask? Don’t worry, I only really understood
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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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Alumni Spotlight: Simon Lambert

Posted on 17 July 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 Simon Lambert. What degree did you complete at Cardiff? Did you pursue more education after you left, in any field? MSc. Care of Collections. I did not pursue more education
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2018 Summer Placement Send Off

Posted on 23 May 2018 by Stephanie Whitehead

Students doing conservation degrees are expected to complete a summer placement where they work on site or in a museum. Masters students are expected to do a minimum of eight weeks and bachelors students are expected to complete a minimum of four weeks. This provides them with practical hands on experience in a setting outside
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Dissertations Abound

Posted on 22 February 2018 by Stephanie Whitehead

Studying the Effect of Varying Silica Gel Amounts on the Relative Humidity Within a Container. Our dissertation is looking at the relative humidity (RH) changes within storage containers that have different amounts of silica gel within them so that we can see if the amount of silica gel affects the RH. -Will Smith, Mary Lawrence,
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