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March 2016 Blog Posts (23)

Conference: Science Museums and Research, 31 March–2 April 2016

This conference is designed to celebrate the potential, and the actuality, of the new Science Museum Group's (SMG) research culture. In particular, it marks the opening of the Dana Research Centre and Library, a new home for research in South Kensington. The conference will address how research in science museums, and with their support, can transform not just museums but how…


Added by Michael Pritchard on March 3, 2016 at 10:21 — No Comments

Olive Edis: The Record of a Journey

To mark the 97th anniversary of pioneer photographer Olive Edis' tour of Europe documenting the work of the British women's services in the First World War, and in celebration of Women's History Month, Cromer Museum will be sharing extracts from her journal over the next few weeks on their project blog. Looking forward to following Liz Elmore's work as she continues to research the Edis archive.

Added by Helen Trompeteler on March 3, 2016 at 9:50 — No Comments

News: Helen Trompeteler

It's been a busy two months since leaving the NPG. I'm delighted to have been awarded the 2016 Josef Breitenbach Research Fellowship at the Center for Creative Photography, Arizona. My research will examine Breitenbach's work as part of a wider study of the history of photography education in the US in the post-war period. I'm really looking forward to…


Added by Helen Trompeteler on March 2, 2016 at 18:30 — No Comments

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