UMG_case Category: international

  • UCL Museums UCL Qatar

    UCL Museums UCL Qatar

    UCL Museums have played a key role in the establishment, in 2010,of UCL Qatar, a campus dedicated to research, post graduate teaching and professional development in museum studies, conservation and archaeology. UCL Museum staff have contributed to strategy, governance and regional staff support and help organise UK student placements. In its first year, 16 Masters…

  • Durham University Buddha’s birthplace

    At Durham University, the Curator of University Museums is working with colleagues from the Department of Archaeology on a project designed to enhance the conservation and interpretation of the Buddha’s birthplace at Lumbini, Nepal. In 2013 he travelled to Lumbini and met representatives from the National Museum in Kathmandu and local museums at Lumbini and…

  • Visiting with the Ancestors

    Visiting with the Ancestors

    Visiting with the Ancestors: The Blackfoot Shirts Project led by curatorial and conservation staff at the Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford and in collaboration with the University of Aberdeen, involved the development of mutually beneficial collaborations with Blackfoot First Nations in Canada. Historic hide shirts from the Museum’s collections were loaned to museums within…


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