Tag Archives: Collections

Find it Friday! – Week 42.

This week is the penultimate Find it Friday as I shall be leaving the Curatorial Services in less than two weeks. Due to this I am frantically trying to get all the current projects I have on the go completed. One of … Continue reading

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Encountering Corpses.

Museums, in order to achieve accredited status, must adhere to correct standards and policies. Alongside this it is essential to address the ethics of dealing with certain collections items. Collection items such as human remains. The conversation is an interesting … Continue reading

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11 questions to a museum blogger for #MuseumWeek

I have been nominated by Claire Miles, HLF trainee curator in Natural History at the Manchester Museum (read her blog HERE) to answer 11 questions about being a museum blogger, a chain blog started during #MuseumWeek on Twitter. So, here … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 38.

I have referred to this week’s Find it Friday object in an earlier post (HERE) but now I have completed work on it I have decided to have a closer look. This Globe is part of the support collection that … Continue reading

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Moving on up: Secrets of the successful museum career. #MOU2014

On February 6th, I had the amazing opportunity, thanks to Museum Development North West, to attend the Museum Association’s ‘Moving on up: Secrets of the successful museum career’ (MOU) event held at Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI). Luckily for … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 35.

Again, I must apologise as I have not wrote a blog for a while as I have been very, very busy. With numerous museums visits and various projects currently on the go, I hope to do a couple of catchup blogs in … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 34.

A few months ago I wrote an article for Stockport & District Heritage Magazine. Being in a curatorial role and currently part of Stockport’s collection team I took this opportunity to explore one of my favourite pieces in the collection with a history … Continue reading

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