Date(s) - 26/04/2016
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Centre for Computing History
Trainer: Deborah Walton, UCM Regional Conservation Officer (Cambridgeshire and Peterborough)
This course will focus on what is meant by “environment” in a museum and why and how we monitor it. It will include advice on identifying your own museum’s environmental requirements and the practical use of monitoring equipment, as well as guidance on the recording and interpreting of data.
- understand the environmental agents of decay
- be able to write an environmental policy for their museum
- learn about and use a selection of monitoring equipment
- explore ways to record and interpret data
- look at how to act upon findings to improve collections care
Related resources: take a look at our videos page for instructions on how to calibrate a thermohygrograph and a dial hygrometer.
Morning refreshments and all materials will be provided, but please make your own arrangements for lunch.
Please note: Due to the limited number of places available on this course, for the time being we are only able to confirm one place per museum. If you would like to request a second place, please do fill in the booking form and leave a note in the “comments” box, and we will be in touch if additional places are available closer to the date.
This event is fully booked.