April 2021 newsletter
Our latest newsletter contains information on our Social Challenges and Heritage Science Research, as well as links to our latest blog series that recapped our networking event for heritage science students and ECR's.
On 30th April 2021, 13.30-15.00 we're running a workshop for members on the NHSF Kit-Catalogue and how to use it to list equipment that is used for heritage science activities.
April Members’ Meeting
Our April Members' Meeting, on 26th April 13.00-15.00 via Zoom, is a workshop on developing an impact toolkit for heritage science. Join us to shape the initial recommendations and plans for a toolkit and evidence hub.
March 2021 newsletter
Our March 2021 newsletter contains all the latest news from NHSF including a summary of our British Science Week blogs and a recap on the event we hosted with Icon Heritage Science Group to scope the networking and career support needs of heritage science students and early career researchers.
Networking and support for heritage science students and ECRs - second session
A repeat of the event on 5th March to explore the networking and career development needs of heritage science students and early career researchers
February 2021 newsletter is out!
Our February newsletter includes a recap of the inaugural meeting of the NHSF Member Council; updates from our working groups; details on how you can contribute to our upcoming British Science Week blog series; and details on our Kit-Catalogue.
Can you contribute to our blog series for British Science Week 2021?
For the past few years NHSF has run a series of blog posts that features work by its members over the course of the week. If your organisation has already planned something for British Science Week - please let me know about it so that we can re-share the information.
Networking and support for heritage science students and ECRs
As part of British Science Week, we are hosting a meeting on Friday 5 March (17:30-19:00) for heritage science students and early career researchers to discuss their career development and networking needs.
January 2021 Newsletter is out!
Our January newsletter includes the latest news from NHSF, including greetings from our latest member- West Dean College. We also have an update following our successful Members' Meeting in December on the theme of 'Societal challenges for heritage science research'.
AHRC Infrastructure Policy & Engagement Fellowships
AHRC is advertising three Infrastructure Policy & Engagement Fellowships to conduct collaborative research and scoping activities to inform the possible creation of an integrated national Heritage Science and Conservation Research infrastructure - closing date 19th February.
December 2020 newsletter is out!
Our December newsletter contains the latest news from NHSF, including a recap of our Members' Meeting on 'Societal Challenges for heritage science research'. We also summarise the upcoming funding calls, events and awards in heritage science, as well as job opportunities and internships in the sector.
December member meeting: Societal challenges for heritage science research
Our December member meeting will focus on how heritage science research relates to five proposed societal grand challenges. Members can join us for our online event on Thursday 10 December, 10:00-12:30.
November 2020 newsletter is out!
In our latest newsletter, you will find a round up of the fantastic work that our members have been doing over the past month, as well as the latest policy news, upcoming events and new funding calls. We have also included a summary of what our working groups have been doing over the past month and provided updates from our trustee meeting and AGM.
AHRC Infrastructure- Virtual Town Hall Events
AHRC's Infrastructure team would like to invite colleagues in ROs and IROs, including university collections, and the wider GLAM sector to attend one of two virtual town hall events: Wednesday 25 November 2020 - 1330-1500 Thursday 3 December 2020 - 1330-1500.
October 2020 newsletter is out!
Our latest newsletter contains an update on our October trustee meeting and notice of our forthcoming 2020 AGM. We also give further updates on our policy work, our collection of case studies relating to heritage science in schools and what we have planned over the next month.
UCL Sustainable Heritage Bidecennial Conference 2021
The Bidecennial Conference will be held in the week commencing 22 March 2021 to mark 20 years of the UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage. The event will be organised in a hybrid format consisting of online sessions, workshops and roundtable discussions, and will be open to researchers and practitioners, industry and policy professionals.
Notice of 2020 AGM
Members can register to attend the 2020 AGM which will be held on 18th November, 15:45- 16.00.
September newsletter is out!
Our latest newsletter contains the latest NHSF news, including a summary of our written representation to HM Treasury in advance of this year’s Comprehensive Spending Review, as well as the latest news and resources from our members. It also includes news on the Heritage Alliance's new wellbeing report, the AHRC Capability for Collections Fund, and more heritage policy news and a summary of upcoming heritage science events.
NHSF spending review submission
On 24th September NHSF submitted a written representation to HM Treasury in advance of this year’s Comprehensive Spending Review. Click through to read NHSF's submission.
AHRC’s Capability for Collections Fund
Applications are now invited for AHRC's Capability for Collections Fund (CapCo). This new fund will support a series of 'targeted, capital investments to renew and upgrade research facilities within UK galleries, libraries, archives and museums, including university collections, focusing on conservation and heritage science facilities, digital capture equipment and specialist study spaces and reading rooms'.
August 2020 newsletter is out!
August's newsletter includes an update on what we have been doing over the past month, including hosting a webinar. We also share a new blog post about a Gold Open Access publication-'New evidence for the intentional use of calomel as a white pigment'- and tell of our plans over the next month, including advertising for a Treasurer and calling for guest blog contributors.
July 2020 newsletter
July's newsletter includes an update on our July Member's Meeting and Trustee's Meeting, as well as lots of information on new heritage science related funding opportunities. You can also find out how cutting edge scientific techniques were used to discover how Thomas Cromwell sought to influence Henry VIII. Also includes lots of other sector and policy news.
Q&A Event: Potential New Funding Opportunities for Research & Innovation Infrastructure in Arts and Humanities
The AHRC Infrastructure team is inviting colleagues in IROs, university collections, and the wider GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives and museums) sector to attend a virtual information and Q&A session on Monday 10 August from 2-4pm.