NHSF Newsletter – January 2024

A newsletter full of NHSF updates – hear about our successful Climate Change 'Deep Dive' event and meet our new Chair.

Read the January newsletter here.

This month's content:


  • Where are we now? A 'deep dive' into heritage science and the climate emergency
  • New Chair for NHSF

Member News

Durham University

  • Call for Papers: Pedagogy in Conservation

Historic England

  • Heritage and Climate Change: Ongoing Research Questionnaire


  • Webinar: Sustainable Heritage Science Labs and Conservation Studios – A Pilot


  • Job: Lecturer in Conservation

Sector Round-Up

General News

  • UNESCO Intangible Heritage Government Consultation
  • UK Government Review – Barriers to adapting historic homes for energy efficiency


  • Royal Society of Chemistry – Outreach Fund
  • Ri Freer Fellowships
  • National Environmental Isotope Facility – Radiocarbon Dating Grants
  • AHRC – New Funding Rounds Open

Calls for Papers

  • Archives & Records Association – Annual Research Showcase
  • Microscopy and Microanalysis (M&M) 2024 Meeting

Events & Activities

  • Polymers and Cultural Heritage
  • Panorama of Black Writing Inks: From Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages

Jobs & Opportunities

  • Research Engineer in Physics
  • PhD – The Archaeology of Mobile Pastoralism
  • Conservation Fellowship Programme
  • Art History and Technical Research Collaborator
  • Professorship in the Conservation of Cultural Heritage
  • Graduate Internship in Objects Conservation
  • Postdoctoral Fellow – Performance: Conservation, Materiality, Knowledge
  • Postdoctoral Researcher – Petroculture & Anthropology

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