NHSF Newsletter - March 2023

Read our March newsletter, which includes the latest NHSF news, our new briefing note on Scotland's Museum and Galleries Strategy 2023-2030, and other updates from the heritage science sector.

Read the March newsletter here.

This month's content:


  • Board of Trustees Meeting
  • Digital Society Deep Dive
  • MGS Briefing Note

Member News

  • Historic Environment Scotland - Progress update on high-level masonry inspections
  • Icon - Conversations with Change Makers
  • West Dean College - Call for Papers: Repatriation and decolonisation in conservation

Sector Round-Up

General News

  • Recent Government Publications
  • Setting Natural Science Collections Data Free
  • 2023 Plowden Medal Conservation Award


  • Royal Society Partnership Grants

Calls for Papers

  • Wood Science and Technology III
  • Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities (DCDC) 2023

Events & Activities

  • Lacquer in the Americas
  • Digital Decarb
  • Findings of research questionnaire on vibratory impacts of music and transport on museum collections

Jobs & Opportunities

  • 3x Assistant Scientist positions
  • 2x PhD Studentships, heritage science research
  • PhD Fellowship, Preservation/Conservation

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