The Long View – Futures Event

One of the great things about working for Oxford University are the professional development opportunities: the university has a number of excellent training programmes and really encourages participation in conferences and the like. More specifically, one of the activities of the Museums Partnership Team is running the museums’ professional development and knowledge exchange programme. As […]

NMDC Report Launch: Striking the Balance

At the end of January I was fortunate to be invited along to an event to launch a new report commissions by the National Museums Directors Council working with the Collections Trust on ‘Striking the Balance: between public access and commercial reuse of digital content’. Our museums fed into this research as members of NMDC […]

Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities

On 14 October I made it to the final day of the Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities conference at the Lowry in Manchester.    I started my day with a panel session on ‘virtual spaces in physical spaces’ looking at how we can bring digital engagement into the physical space. The session began with a presentation […]