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: 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: 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: Jenny Mathiasson

Posted on 31 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 Jenny Mathiasson. What degree did you complete at Cardiff? Did you pursue more education after you left, in any field? I was one of the first survivors of the then
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Alumni Spotlight: Anna Dembicka

Posted on 24 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 Anna Dembicka.   What degree did you complete at Cardiff? Did you pursue more education after you left, in any field? At Cardiff I studied for a two year MSc
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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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Alumni Spotlight: Tanya Nakamoto

Posted on 10 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 Tanya Nakamoto.   What degree did you complete at Cardiff? Did you pursue more education after you left, in any field?  I completed the MSc in Conservation Practice at Cardiff
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Alumni Spotlight: Jessica Lafrance-Hwang

Posted on 3 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 Jessica Lafrance-Hwang.   What degree did you complete at Cardiff? Did you pursue more education after you left, in any field?   I completed the BSc Conservation of Objects in
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Alumni Spotlight: Gemma McBader

Posted on 26 June 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 Gemma McBader.   What degree did you complete at Cardiff? Did you pursue more education after you left, in any field? MSc Conservation Practice, 2012 What have you been doing
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Alumni Spotlight: Ciarán Lavelle

Posted on 19 June 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 Ciarán Lavelle.   What degree did you complete at Cardiff? Did you pursue more education after you left, in any field? I read for both the BSC Conservation of Objects
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