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Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

Digital geology – Sedgwick Museum website re-development

The Sedgwick Museum has been through some significant changes over the last few years and requires a new interactive and informative website to reflect this. The new website will showcase … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

House Guests at Kettle’s Yard

30 March to 28 July 2013 House Guests is a cross disciplinary project to increase awareness and encourage wider engagement with the collections of the University of Cambridge Museums. Offering … Continue reading

January 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rebecca Wade – early career researcher

Rebecca Wade, Connecting with Collections intern, outlines her research project. This project will investigate the nineteenth century plaster casts of the Museum of Classical Archaeology and the mechanisms through which casts were … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 3 Comments

Thresholds

Welcome to Thresholds an exciting new poetry project supported by the University of Cambridge and Arts Council England in Cambridge Museums and Collections. I have invited ten of the best … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

UCM Staff Newsletter – February 2013

Welcome to the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) Staff Newsletter, a monthly bulletin providing all museum staff with an overview of news, updates and opportunities, brought to you by the UCM Team. We … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Poetry installations at the Museum of Classical Archaeology

Classical archaeologists are well known for taking what Greek and Roman writers said seriously. Indeed they are sometimes ridiculed for it. Yet the Museum of Classical Archaeology has traditionally been … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

GB/3D type fossils online at the Sedgwick Museum

Staff at the Sedgwick Museum are busy scanning and photographing their large collection of UK fossil type specimens as part of the the “GB/3D type fossils online” project. The project … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

King Arthur’s Table: From Cavendish to Whipple

I’m Seb Falk, one of the new Connecting with Collections interns.  This is my research project. (This post is cross-posted from my blog Astrolabes and Stuff.) The (not very serious) working … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · Leave a comment