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Posted on 19 January 2022 by Robyn Timmins
Last October, during the first class of my first year of the Conservation Practice MSc at Cardiff University, I expressed an interest in natural history collections. The result was being […]
Posted on 19 January 2022 by Estelle Girard
Context One of the objects I’m working on currently is a children’s story book. After an in-depth condition assessment of the object and a talk with the owner, I decided […]
Posted on 18 January 2022 by Courtney Lyons
Are you coming to study MSc Conservation Practice? Are you thinking about changing your career and retraining as an object conservator? Not sure what to expect? Here is a little […]
Posted on 18 January 2022 by tszcheung
Being one of the luckiest to take the placement at my school, the Cardiff University, is absolutely rewarded from various working aspects. Starting from cleaning the Roman coins, I learnt […]
Posted on 17 January 2022 by Alice Law
Conservation is collaborative field. Training is a constant process of learning, tying together strands of different disciplines to understand options for treating an object – how it was made, the […]
Posted on 1 April 2020 by Henry Rincavage
I’ve always been fascinated with the process of developing negatives and film photography, so when I had to opportunity to pick the material type of my next object while studying […]
Posted on 23 March 2020 by Caitlin Jenkins
Some objects that arrive at the university lab are too large or complex for a single person to work on, so their responsibility is given to a 'project manager', usually […]
Posted on 9 March 2020 by Kate Dieringer
Photo courtesy of Kate Dieringer When I started an internship in San Francisco, California, I had no idea what to expect while working in a private conservation studio. One of […]
Posted on 14 February 2020 by Caitlin Jenkins
Cardiff students work with a wide variety of objects at the university lab, on placements or other volunteering opportunities. It's difficult to pick a favourite object - like choosing a […]
Posted on 5 February 2020 by Caitlin Jenkins
‘There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.’ (Hamlet, Act 2 Scene 2) Every object has its own story to tell. Some stories are happy, some […]
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Escapades of the Conservation and Care of Collections Students at Cardiff University
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