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La Bienniale di Venezia - lateral thinking & conservation solutions

The 15th International Architecture Exhibition, under the theme ‘Reporting from the Front‘ is held in various sites in and around Venice. As with past exhibitions, though not explicit, there are strong lessons which can inform modern conservation practice in interspersed throughout provocative and interesting exhibits which explore architecture as a public good. 250 more words

Research Skills

Top 10 genealogy resources

I have been away a while—I know, I know—but I just couldn’t resist the latest blogging theme bouncing around. Top 10 lists always seem to bring me out of my little hole. 1,170 more words

Professional Genealogy

Above & Below - the archaeology of roads and light rail

Above & below: the archaeology of roads and light rail‘ under the editorship of Michael Stanley is a new publication by Transport Infrastructure Ireland to be launched on 28th August. 48 more words

Research Skills

Write + flourish by Tara Gray

Excellent advice to start writing :) The tittle is revealing and I think it is so true. We do flourish writing!

My Research Journal

Things I Notice When Taking CC Students to a 4-Year University Library

One of the classes I’m teaching this semester at is ENG 102, which is the second required college writing class, assuming no developmental courses are taken. 1,643 more words

But what if I don't wanna?

One of the biggest challenges for PhD candidates, and any writer, is motivation. There is little external motivation beyond ‘getting this book-sized thing done’, and that deadline may be months or years away. 694 more words

Academic Writing

Granite & Salt Decay: paper at the International Congress on the Deterioration and Conservation of Stone

A key aspect in understanding how historic building and monuments fail, and how to design effective conservation solutions lies in active engagement with the knowledge base of conservation science research. 648 more words

Research Skills