Reading 2024


Join us for our 2024 Spring Conference at Reading’s Museum of English Rural Life to discuss the theme of research collaborations within and beyond the University Museum sector, with an emphasis on digital collaborations and research infrastructure, research impact, research through practice, and networks of involvement within home institutions and in the wider HE sector. All our welcome; bring your colleagues!

16th May 2024

09.00 – 17.00

University of Reading, Museum of English Rural Life

Location: Lecture Theatre, London Road Campus

No parking is available.

The Lecture Theatre is about a 15-minute walk from Reading Station, on the London Road Campus.

The conference will be held in building #22 on the map: london-road-campus-map


((The link to the recording will be uploaded shortly; kindly bear with us))



Further details here: UMG Reading Conference programme 2024

AAH Panel Discussion: Impact Case Study: Impact case study – Oxford Brookes University – 28 – Transforming Curatorial Practice and Enhancing Understanding


Questions? Please email 


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