Deputy Director: V&A Research Institute

 VARI — the Victoria and Albert Museum Research Institute is a new programme of research and teaching partnerships to enhance access to the V&A’s collections and develop new approaches to research, training, display and interpretation. I have been appointed
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‘Beyond Reception': Nordic Culture Ministers Meeting, Stockholm

Nordic Culture Forum 2014: Parliament House, Stockholm (30 October 2014) Representing the Ice Hot Nordic Dance Platform, I was invited to speak about innovative evaluation practices at the Stockholm meeting of the Nordic Culture Ministers. My talk made three key
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Collections-Based Research: University of Reading

Collections-Based Research PhD Programme, University of Reading (first cohort 2013-2014) An increasing number of researchers from the humanities and beyond understandably want to work directly with material culture: this new programme is focused on skills training to enable
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Museums as Social Learning Spaces: Denmark

‘Inclusion and Interdisciplinarity’ at Social Learning Space & Knowledge Producing Processes: the Danish Museums & Galleries User Survey (May 2013) As part of a group of four international experts, I participated in a week-long tour of Danish Museums
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Any Minute Now

A ‘lecture list’ of colloquia and conferences at which I am speaking or participating, presenting research in a range of fields of knowledge in which I have expertise.  Upcoming publications of past conference proceedings and articles related to
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Artists Work in the (Science) Museum

‘Science Lesson,’ Artists work in the museum: histories, interventions and subjectivity, Victoria and Albert Museum (October 2012) “Artists, curators, historians and museum professionals explore the history of artists as museum professionals, museum and archive as the content of
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Looking and Healing: Artists and their Doctors

Looking and Healing: Artists and their Doctors, Lecture Seminar, Centre for Humanities and Health, King’s College London (May 2012)   Artists and doctors share highly developed observational skills and a fundamental love for humankind.  This lecture explores some
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Navigating Interdisciplinarity

Navigating Interdisciplinarity, Wellcome Trust 75 Event, University of Dundee Life Sciences and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art (2011)   The extraordinary potential of interdisciplinary practice often meets bureaucratic obstacles. Enumerating them — and working strategically to eliminate
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Consultant: Reconstructing Sloane

Project Development and Resourcing, Reconstructing Sloane (2011 – present)   The vast Enlightenment-era collections amassed by Sir Hans Sloane are the foundation-stone of the British Museum, British Library and Natural History Museum. A major interdisciplinary digital humanities research
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