Projects

Objects on the move! Volunteering on a museum collections move project

By Kylie Lloyd, MA Conservation of Cultural Heritage This summer preparations began for the Wakefield Museums & Castles partial store move, which meant dusting and packing objects that are...

History in the digital age

Rethinking Museums in the 21st century By Gemma McLean-Carr   Increased emphasis is being placed on digitalisation in the 21st century due to globalisation and expanding technological influence....

The third-year dissertation

by Hollie Mather, level 3 History undergraduate Third year history has been the most intellectually stimulating and thought-provoking year of study for me at the University of Lincoln....

Conservation students visit Lincoln Cathedral West Front

By Liam Robinson, first-year undergraduate, Conservation of Cultural Heritage The Lincoln Cathedral Connected project is currently underway, improving the Cathedral’s setting and visitor experience by offering more engaging and...

Remembrance Day 2018: World War One Centenary

By Molly Day-Coombes Level 3 Undergraduate On the 11th November 1919 victory balls were widespread across the country. These were charity fundraising events involving fancy dress, dancing, singing and...

Cultural Assimilation of Portuguese Jews in 18th Century London and Portugal

by Aron Sterk, PhD student For the last two years I have been doing archive research into the career of the 18th century Jewish naturalist and Fellow of...

Homosexuality and royalty through time

By Bethany Scard, Level 3 History Undergraduate Congratulations are due to Princess Eugenie and her new husband Jack Brooksbank. They had a lovely ceremony on the 12 October 2018...

Archaeology in Austria

By Michelle Penn Level 3 History Undergraduate When I received an email about an opportunity to take part in a mostly expenses-paid, month long, archaeological dig in the...

African purse showing cultural and traditional crafting skills

by Joe G. Martin Level 2 Conservation student Conserving this carrying vessel allowed for an exploration of reshaping basketry and the development of knowledge of organic materials in...

Parsee Woman (Poona Figure) from Derby Museum

Treated and written by Monica Irisarri The opportunity to treat this 19th century Poona figure of a Parsee woman gave me a variety of conservation skills to practice,...