National Heritage Science Forum (NHSF) welcomes new Chair and visit from Mobile Heritage Lab
18 December 2015
On 16th December 50 people gathered at University College London for the National Heritage Science Forum’s (NHSF) second Members & Friends event.
Attendees had the opportunity to visit the SEAHA Mobile Heritage Lab, a unique research and public engagement vehicle that is a joint initiative of UCL, University of Oxford and the University of Brighton, before hearing the evening’s talks which started with Simon Cane, Director of Public and Cultural Engagement at UCL, welcoming people to the event and speaking about the value of public engagement to heritage science and the role that heritage science plays in developing people’s understanding of culture and heritage.
Nancy Bell, NHSF’s out-going Co-Chair reflected on the year’s achievements, highlighting the Kit-Catalogue that supports the sharing of equipment and strengthening of research partnerships between organisations She also pointed to current and future developments such as work to identify the gaps in research that remain five years on from the publication of the National Heritage Science Strategy.
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