Projects Tagged ‘Natural History’

Research Fellow, University of Göttingen (2018)

Deepening and renewing the connections between university research and collections, the University of Göttingen has created a ‘Zentrale Kustodie’  as a development centre for its extraordinarily rich collections, amassed over 250 years. It has a dedicated and highly trained staff under the
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Senior Research Associate, Assembling Alternative Futures for Heritage

Senior Research Associate, Assembling Alternative Futures for Heritage (2015-2016) AAFH — or ‘Heritage Futures’ — is a flagship four-year research project funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council in the ‘Care for the Future’ strategic programme.
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Collections-Based Research: University of Reading

Collections-Based Research PhD Programme, University of Reading (first cohort 2013-2014) An increasing number of researchers from the humanities and beyond understandably want to work directly with material culture: this new programme is focused on skills training to enable
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Museums as Social Learning Spaces: Denmark

‘Inclusion and Interdisciplinarity’ at Social Learning Space & Knowledge Producing Processes: the Danish Museums & Galleries User Survey (May 2013) As part of a group of four international experts, I participated in a week-long tour of Danish Museums
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Senior Research Associate: Reconstructing Sloane

Research and Project Management, Reconstructing Sloane (2011 – present)   The vast Enlightenment-era collections amassed by Sir Hans Sloane are the foundation-stone of the British Museum, British Library and Natural History Museum. A major interdisciplinary digital humanities research
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Natural History Museum: CAHR

Vice-Chancellor’s Investment Fund Secondment, Centre for Arts and Humanities Research, Natural History Museum (London):  Kingston University  (2009 to 2011)   This key two-year post was central to a small dynamic team developing an arts and humanities research hub
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Barbara Howard: Canadian Art

Drawing Attention: Barbara Howard’s Ecologies, in Canadian Art Magazine (Summer 2006)   As is the case for many others, I have been deeply informed and influenced by the work of artists who came before me.  There have also
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Charles Darwin Trust

Looking With Darwin, for the Darwin and Twentieth Century Culture working group convened by the Darwin Trust (Wellcome Trust, 2005)   A closed consultation on developing Down House and other outreach activities of the Darwin Trust, this event
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The Wilds and The Deep

The Wilds and The Deep, Battery Maritime Ferry Terminal with Creative Time (New York, with Lyne Lapointe, 1990)   At the bottom tip of Manhattan, this large-scale site project explored the origins of museums in colonial practice. Next
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