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Poster (unpublished)A poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Cultural Property.
Report on a workshop of the Universeum Working Group for the Preservation of Recent Heritage of Science in the University, at the University of Glasgow. Universeum’s Working Group for the Preservation of RHS is concerned with the study, conservation and interpretation of the heritage of science, technology and medicine produced...
Wittje, Roland ; Alberti, S J M M
“Metal detecting in Scotland: understanding the extent, it’s character & opportunities for engagement”Dr Natasha Ferguson, Treasure Trove Unit, National Museums Scotland, and Kevin Munro, Historic Environment Scotland, present a short interactive lecture on “Metal detecting in Scotland: Understanding the extent, it’s character & opportunities for engagement” at the Archaeological Research in Progress (ARP 2017) national day conference on Saturday 27th May 2017...
Ferguson, Natasha ; Munro, Kevin
Conference paper (published)
Tradition and Transition: The changing fortunes of barkcloth in Uganda. In Society of America Symposium Proceedings. 1012.In the late 19th and early 20th centuries Scottish travellers, missionaries and colonial officials were among the first Europeans to visit east and central Africa. The objects they collected whilst living amongst those whose customs and traditions were so unfamiliar, form the backbone of the National Museum of Scotland’s early...
On 6 June 2017 a group of museum professionals with shared interests in contemporary collecting science, technology and medicine assembled at the National Museum of Scotland to share best practice and lessons learned in this area. After presentations from some of those involved in Scottish collections, different perspectives were provided...
Robertson, Haileigh ; Goggins, Sophie ; Alberti, S J M M
Conference paper (unpublished)Foot disease is one of the most important health conditions of captive elephants, but treatment is hindered by the limitations of diagnostic imaging. Despite the high value of individual animals, advanced imaging modalities such as computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are currently not possible in live elephants...
Bentley, Charlotte ; Cracknell, Jonathan ; Kitchener, Andrew C ; Pizzi, Romain
Bringing Scotland’s wilderness ‘within the reach of the people’: William Eagle Clarke (1853-1938) and representations of placeWilliam Eagle Clarke was on the staff of the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh, (now incorporated into National Museums Scotland) from 1888 to 1921. This poster presents two related aspects of his construct of representations of Scotland’s landscape.
McGowan, R Y ; Swinney, Geoffrey N
LectureLecture by Alice Blackwell and Dr Martin Goldberg of National Museums Scotland and Dr Gordon Noble of the University of Aberdeen at the 2015 Archaeological Research in Progress (ARP) conference, Saturday 30 May 2015.
Goldberg, D Martin ; Blackwell, Alice ; Noble, Gordon
LectureDr Fraser Hunter FSA Scot, Principal Curator, Iron Age & Roman Collections in the National Museums Scotland, presents a lecture on “Celts: Art and Identity” to coincide with the international exhibition on Celts held in the NMS in collaboration with the British Museum. The lecture was recorded on Monday 11...