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Our Virtual Placements

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By Yufei Xiang, Catherine Harris, Beth Gillions, Anna Robinson, Callie Jerman, Ásgrímur Einarsson and Signe Marie Thøgersen This year placements were undertaken remotely with students working with their placement host and mentor on a project of interest and relevance to the institution. In this blog, the now second year students give an overview of their… Continue reading

Placements 2018, Part 2.

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In this second part, three students give an overview of their experiences of placements based  in London and of sharing their experiences once back in Glasgow at the placement presentations.       Emma (The British Museum ) I carried out a 9 week placement at the British Museum within Organics Conservation, largely working with the four textile conservators in the… Continue reading

David Smith Unpacked: a dye manual collaboration with the Royal School of Needlework’

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By Dr Anita Quye, Senior Lecturer, Conservation Science. Studying one historical dyeing manual with beautiful textile swatches is exciting enough. Comparing multiple copies of the same book for colour similarities and differences is a rare treat. Thanks to funding secured from the Worshipful Company of Dyers by Dr Susan Kay-Williams, textile historian and chief executive… Continue reading