NHSF Newsletter – October 2023

Our October newsletter contains updates from our latest meetings, lots of news from our members (including job opportunities, new heritage science projects, and interesting lectures), and the latest sector round-up.

Read the October newsletter here.

This month's content:


  • Latest NHSF meetings
  • Two New Members: University of Reading & the British Library

Member News

British Library

  • Conservation Science Internship

Historic England

  • Collaborative Doctoral Partnership opportunities
  • Operation Dynamo

Historic Environment Scotland

  • Museums of the Metaverse


  • Industrial Skills Heritage Report
  • Johannes Vermeer Up Close
  • Heritage Science Group AGM & associated events

West Dean College

  • An Introduction to Plastic Materials

Sector Round-Up

General News

  • Areas of Research Interest Database
  • Horizon Europe heritage science case studies
  • COP28 & Wales Climate Week


  • Places of Science grants
  • Towards Net Zero Carbon grants

Calls for Papers

  • 23rd Triennial NFK Congress – Resilience: Adapting Heritage Preservation to Future Challenges

Events & Activities

  • Decarbonisation of operational industrial and transport heritage
  • Summer School 2024: Saving energy for cultural heritage institutions
  • Bridging the Gap: Synergies Between Art History and Conservation
  • Workshop Vibrations in Collections and in Transport

Jobs & Opportunities

  • Heritage Science Roles at Xiamen University, China

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