Monthly Archives: September 2014

Honorary Curatorships for the Bio bank Team!

Last week, Steph and I received letters inviting us to take up honorary posts at the Manchester Museum in recognition of our research using their collections. As the largest University museum in the UK, Manchester is keen to work with … Continue reading

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Light at the end of the tunnel……?

As an avid user of social media, I have been slightly dismayed this week by a number of my friends posting Christmas cartoons and captions. Much as I love the festive season, I can’t help feeling slightly perturbed by the … Continue reading

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Manchester Museum’s Animal Mummies in Micro

Today, five of Manchester Museum’s animal mummies got the ‘micro-CT treatment’ – the first application of the technique to mummified remains in the collection. In the thirty-five years since the initial radiographs were taken of the mummies, radiological capabilities have … Continue reading

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