Five minutes with… Simon Crutchley, Remote Sensing Development Manager at Historic England

Today in our British Science Week 2018 series, we sit down and talk to Simon Crutchley, Remote Sensing Development Manager at Historic England. Remote sensing is the science of obtaining information about an area from a distance, from aircraft or…

On Ada Lovelace Day we spend…Five Minutes With…Dr Alex Bayliss, Head of Scientific Dating, Historic England

What’s your scientific/heritage background? I knew I was going to be an archaeologist aged 12. The only question was, what kind of archaeologist? During a degree in archaeology, I caught the statistics bug. I went back to the digging circuit,…

Five Minutes With…Peter McElhinney, Staffordshire Hoard Organic Material Analyst, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

What’s your background in science/heritage? I trained as a conservator in the UK and after graduating was awarded an object conservation fellowship at the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC, and a second fellowship at…

Five minutes with…Dr Eleanor Blakelock, Archaeometallurgist, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

What’s your scientific/heritage background? I have a BSc in archaeological science at Bradford University which was followed by an MSc in Technology and Analysis of Archaeological Materials at UCL. I then did a PhD studying Anglo-Saxon and Viking iron knives…

Five minutes with…Keats Webb, PhD student, SEAHA; Digital Imaging Specialist, Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute

What’s your background in heritage science? I have been doing scientific and computational imaging for research and conservation documentation of the Smithsonian collections at the Museum Conservation Institute (MCI) for five years. I have a background in fine art photography…