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The Mullard Space Science Laboratory
Tue, 17 Dec 2013 11:38:33 +0000
One of the things I enjoy most about my job is that I get to work with many different departments from across UCL. I meet people from a wide range of backgrounds and get to do some pretty interesting stuff with them. And of course being a curator I get to work with [...]Read more...
Specimen of the Week: Week 114
Mon, 16 Dec 2013 09:30:45 +0000
Last week, in a flurry of productivity I wrote the Specimen of the Week topic schedule up to Valentine’s Day. In coming up with so many specimens all at once, I asked a Student Engager what specimen they would like to read about. It is entirely her doing therefore that I ended up researching an [...]Read more...
Back to Ancients/Basics
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:37:54 +0000
by guest blogger: Helen Pike Feeling the stress of Christmas, blitzed out on overpriced gaudy baubles, one too many festive drinks on the calendar, need a restorative notion …. then take a tour round the Petrie museum this December time and contemplate a more ancient approach to soothe your furrowed brows… Why not deck the [...]Read more...
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