7 Dec 201810:00 - 16:00Scott Polar Research Institute (Polar Museum)

Description

A celebration of conservation and scientific research across the University of Cambridge Museums
10.00am Refreshments and welcome
10.30am Introduction by Jo McPhee, Head of UCM Programmes
Sophie Rowe, The quest for an affordable method to identify plastics in collections
Paola Ricciardi, Reflections on the use of copper sulphates in 16th-century Flemish art
Adèle Wright, Investigating the making of landscape oil sketches in the 18th and 19th centuries
Jennifer Marchant, Documenting conservation: challenges and opportunities

12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm Curator’s introduction and visit: ‘Polar Encounters’ exhibition with Charlotte Connelly, Museum Curator
2.15pm Lightning talks: Overcoming challenges, fostering collaboration
3.00pm Panel discussion: What do we gain and what do we lose in a digital future?, chaired by David Saunders, Fitzwilliam Museum Syndicate
4.00pm Tea and conclusion
To book your place, please visit Eventbrite 

Cambridge Digital Humanities

Tel: +44 1223 766886
Email enquiries@crassh.cam.ac.uk