*Upcoming Events *
12.30-13:30 (BST) Tuesday 26 October 2021
NHS Voices of Covid-19: In conversation with Collecting Covid-19. One year on since ‘In Conversation with Historians, Archivists and Curators’
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Natasha McEnroe, Keeper of Medicine, Science Museum, London
Her previous post was Director of the Florence Nightingale Museum, and prior to this she was Museum Manager of the Grant Museum of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy and Curator of the Galton Collection at University College London. From 1997 – 2007, she was Curator of Dr Johnson’s House in London’s Fleet Street, and has also worked for the National Trust and the Victoria & Albert Museum. Natasha was editor of Medicine: An Imperfect Science (Scala, 2019), co-editor of The Medicine Cabinet (Carlton, 2019) and co-editor of The Hospital in the Oatfield – The Art of Nursing in the First World War (Strange Attractor, 2014). Her research interests focus on 19th-century public health and the history of nursing. She is a Trustee of Dr Johnson’s House in London and of the Erasmus Darwin Museum in Lichfield and is a Freeman of The Worshipful Company of Barbers. Natasha also sits on the National Accreditation Committee for Arts Council England.
Elizabeth Crooke, Professor of Heritage and Museum Studies, Ulster University and Principal Investigator of the UKRI-funded Museums, Crisis and Covid19: Vitality and Vulnerabilities project. Elizabeth's work explores what museums bring to society and how we engage with them. Her understanding has been developed with the sector, both as Chair of NI Museums Council, and through working with colleagues in museums on research, exhibition, and development projects.
Sam Jenkins, Collections Officer, Peoples History Museum, Manchester. A museum professional working in collections management. Sam has experience with registration, documentation, curation and collections care, and in volunteer management. Currently, Sam cares for the Designated collection of the People's History Museum and has worked for a variety of institutions, including National, independent, and organisations within the Arts Council National Portfolio.
Caylin Smith, Head of Digital Preservation for Cambridge University Library. Her work focuses on ensuring digital collection materials are preserved and can be accessed now and in the future. Along with the Keeper of the University Archives, Caylin established the Library’s Covid-19 Collection that includes materials about the pandemic in digital and physical formats created by members of the Collegiate University and the city of Cambridge. Caylin is also a Co-Investigator on the recently announced ‘The Archive of Tomorrow: Health Information and Misinformation in the UK Web Archive’ project. Led by the National Library of Scotland, and funded by the Wellcome Trust, this project will examine how websites and other online content relating to health are archived.
12.30-13:30 (BST) Tuesday 23 November 2021
NHS Voices of Covid-19: In conversation with Science and Covid-19
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