Debate: Should museums charge for entry? #museumhour

Update: This debate has now happened. You can explore it on Storify. Essential info: Q: Should Museums Charge for Entry? Meet: 20:00 UK time, Monday 11 April 2016, on Twitter. Follow: @museumhour and @AIMuseums. Hashtags:  #museumhour #museumcharge. On 11 April at 20:00 BST (UK time) Museum Hour is debating the thorny and loaded question of entry… Continue reading Debate: Should museums charge for entry? #museumhour

Copper research funding success!

I was delighted to hear on Friday that I had been successful in my application for a small research grant from Glamorgan County History Trust for continued research on my project entitled, Biographies of British copper: The heritage of a global commodity, c.1700-1980. The Trust supports research into any aspect of the history of Glamorgan, south… Continue reading Copper research funding success!

Leverhulme awards £65,000

In July 2005, the Leverhulme Trust awarded Dr Patricia Skinner and Tehmina Bhote a Research Project Grant of just over £65,000.  This is for their three-year project entitled ‘Medieval Cultures in Contact: Merchants, Objects and Cultural Exchange in Southern Italy’.