Mandy is a first year MSc Conservation Practice student, with a passion for ceramics, paper and natural history conservation. Having decided on a career change from working in the financial services industry as a Web Developer, Mandy has previously completed a Master’s degree in Preventive Conservation before deciding to focus on Conservation of objects by studying here at Cardiff.
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, Read more
As I sit down to write this blog post, many people will be gathering gifts, wrapping paper, and Sellotape in preparation for the festive period. But as you wrap, or even unwrap your gifts, spare a thought for the self-adhesive clear tape often used to fasten those pretty parcels. Sellotape? Whether we call it Sellotape, Read more