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Mummy Photogrammetry

This week I was fortunate to welcome Lee and Pip from Monument Men to Manchester to conduct our first ever animal mummy photogrammetry session! We were taking advantage of a brief respite between the exhibition closing at Wigan before it … Continue reading

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The Bio Bank reaches 1000 mummies!

Well, here we are at the start of a new year. The AHRC grant is now entering the second half of its first year so I thought it would be good to update you on what’s been going on since … Continue reading

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Good things come to those who wait

In March 2016, after a failed application to the Leverhulme Trust, I applied for a research grant through the Arts and Humanities Research Council, with my Principal Investigator, Prof. Andrew Chamberlain. The competition for research council funding is extremely harsh … Continue reading

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A world first for the Animal Mummies team

Today has been a special day. It marked the last scheduled engagement event for ‘Gifts for the Gods’ and the start of the finalĀ four weeks of the exhibition’s time at World Museum Liverpool. Communicating science can be a tricky business. … Continue reading

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New year, new job!

Well, here we are at the start of a new year! The time seems to fly by, especially in the world of museums when the continual cycle of exhibitions seems relentless. This is particularly evident this year as I have … Continue reading

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The Bio Bank ventures to darkest Peru

Phew, it’s been a busy summer for animal mummies! For that reason, this is the first of several blog posts. Just a few weeks ago, the 9th World Mummy Congress was held in Lima, Peru, and many mummy studies experts, … Continue reading

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All creatures great and small in Lyon

Campbell and I were very pleased to attend the inaugural Internal Symposium on Animals in Ancient Egypt held at the Musee des Confluences in Lyon from the 1-4th June. The organising committee had worked really hard to compile an interesting … Continue reading

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