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MENTORSHIP Need guidance or willing to share your expertise? Find a mentor or be one! Back to Categories Coming Soon
WORKSHOPS + COURSES Keep current on the latest research and techniques! Conservation Science Tutorials, AIC & FAIC With the support of the Getty Foundation, FAIC has created a series of self-paced modules that review key science principles in conservation. Explore Textiles, Book & Paper: A Patchwork of Shared Skills This is the first in a series of joint events organized by the Textiles and Book & Paper Groups, exploring what we can learn from each other’s disciplines and the different ways we conserve our shared materials. Explore Tenth MaSC Workshop and Meeting The 10th Workshop and Meeting of the Users’ Group for Mass Spectrometry and Chromatography (MaSC) will take place in Bordeaux, France, from Monday 26th – Friday 30th September 2022. The three-day workshop will provide a unique opportunity for participants to experience multidisciplinary training in advanced mass spectrometry techniques applied to protein characterization in artistic, archaeological and paleontological objects. Explore Back to Categories
STUDENTSHIPS Support the costs of your education. Back to Categories Coming Soon Studentships at V&A The V&A awards up to three new studentships a year to support doctoral study at UK Universities, funded through the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) scheme. Explore
JOBS Track jobs as they are posted. Website and Media Coordinator for Art Bio Matters Art Bio Matters (ABM) has an immediate opening for a Website and Media Coordinator position. This is a flexible, remote, part-time position ideal for a self-starter with strong communication and organizational skills. Explore Schorr Family Associate Research Scientist The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston seeks applicants to fill this full-time permanent position. The Schorr Family Associate Research Scientist will work in the Scientific Research Lab, now located in the new Conservation Center. Explore Back to Categories
EVENTS Expand you network and have some fun! Back to Categories ABM Website Relaunch Meeting Please join us Thursday, March 24th, 11:00am EST for our inaugural ABM presentation on Zoom. Margaret Holben Ellis and Julie Arslanoglu will present the new website layout and ask the ABM Community for input and feedback. Please log in on SLACK to obtain the Zoom link. Open to all ABM members! If you're not yet an ABM member, click Join above. Explore
FUNDING Search for grants, awards, and other funding opportunities. Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Details Institute of Museum and Library Services Details National Endowment for the Humanities Details National Science Foundation Details The Richard Lounsbery Foundation Details Back to Categories
INTERNSHIPS Apply what you have learned! Graduate Internships, J. Paul Getty Trust Getty Graduate Internships are offered in the four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust—the Getty Museum, the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Research Institute, and the Getty Foundation—and in Getty Publications and Getty Digital, to graduate students who intend to pursue careers in the visual arts. Details Canadian Conservation Institute internship programs The Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) offers paid postgraduate internships and curriculum internships that provide learning opportunities for the conservation community in Canada and abroad. Details Internships at the Smithsonian Explore a list of all the current internship opportunities at the Smithsonian. Details Internships at the Metropolitan Museum of Art The Museum offers internship opportunities for college and graduate students interested in careers in art museums, as well as New York City–area high school students. Details Back to Categories
FELLOWSHIPS Advance your research skills - and jump start your career! Marie Skłodowska Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships MSCA postdoctoral fellowships call 2022 opening soon. The goal of MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of researchers holding a PhD and who wish to acquire new skills through advanced training, international, interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral mobility. View more Fellowships at the Smithsonian Smithsonian fellowships are offered to individuals who design and develop proposals to conduct independent research in fields pursued by and of interest to the Institution. Fellowships differ from internships, which are prearranged supervised learning experiences which take place in a specific timeframe. View more Charles E. Culpeper Advanced Training Fellowship in Painting Conservation, National Gallery of Art With an endowment from the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation, the National Gallery of Art is offering a fellowship in the painting conservation department. The three-year fellowship will commence in September 2022 and include a yearly stipend of $45,000, plus $3,000 each year for travel and research. View more Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowships The Postdoctoral Fellowships action targets researchers holding a PhD who wish to carry out their research activities abroad, acquire new skills and develop their careers. PFs help researchers gain experience in other countries, disciplines and non-academic sectors. View more National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships NEH Fellowships are competitive awards granted to individual scholars pursuing projects that embody exceptional research, rigorous analysis, and clear writing. Applications must clearly articulate a project’s value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. View more Kress Fellowships Competitive fellowships supported by the Kress Foundation are awarded to art historians and art conservators in the final stages of their preparation for professional careers, as well as to students of art history and related fields who are interested in art museum education and curation. View more The Met Fellowship Program Join a community of scholars in the fields of art history, archaeology, museum education, conservation, and related sciences, as well as scholars in other disciplines, whose dynamic and interdisciplinary projects require close study of objects in The Met collection. View more Back to Categories
- David Peggie
David Peggie Senior Scientist The National Gallery Previous Next London, UK MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2021 David obtained a Masters degree in Chemistry at The University of Edinburgh (2002) and then a PhD (2006) for research into the identification of dyes on historical textiles (in collaboration with the National Museum of Scotland). He joined the scientific department at the National Gallery, London, where he is now a Senior Scientist, using a variety of chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques for the characterisation of materials in support of conservation treatments and for the understanding of painting technique. All members
- Adhesives | Art Bio Matters
Adhesives Used to glue or bind things together, biomolecule-based adhesives are incredibly wide ranging from proteins (hide or bone glues, egg, casein) to polysachharides (rice or wheat paste, plant gums) to lipids (beeswax) and more. Back to Materials Composition Conservation Historical Use Case Studies Coming Soon We need you to develop new content for the ABM website. Please email email@example.com or message in Slack if you are interested in building the ABM website.