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The IHBC Gus Astley Annual Student Award

Up to £500 and free IHBC annual School places for selected entries for outstanding under- or post-graduate coursework relating to built or historc environment conservation.

Topics may cover any aspect of conservation including:

  • evaluation (eg history, research or surveying)
  • management (eg policy, finance or planning)
  • and/or intervention (eg design, technology or architecture)

Applicants need only submit a digital version of their coursework!
See gasa.ihbc.org.uk for forms & details

Closing date: 31st July

For results see the IHBC NewsBlog, Context, the IHBC’s membership journal, & the IHBC Annual School 

For information only please contact:
studentaward@ihbc.org.uk

Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions

APPLICATIONS FOR THE ADVANCED MASTERS IN

STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF MONUMENTS AND HISTORICAL CONSTRUCTIONS

After 10 years of European funding, 350 students and 65 countries, applications for the Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions are opened up to July 20, 2018. This is the leading international course on conservation of heritage structures, winner of the 2017 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage “Europa Nostra”, and a unique opportunity to meet people from all over the world.

This Master Course, which is running its 11th Edition, is organized by a Consortium of leading European Universities/Research Institutions in the field, composed by University of Minho (coordinating institution, Portugal), the Technical University of Catalonia (Spain), the Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech Republic), theUniversity of Padua (Italy) and the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences (Czech Republic).

The course combines the most recent advances in research and development with practical applications.

A significant number of scholarships, ranging from 4,000 to 13,000 Euro, are available to students of any nationality.

Please find full details on the MSc programme, as well as electronic application procedure, on the websitewww.msc-sahc.org

Volunteer with us! Architecture Fringe

With the Architecture Fringe 2018 programme released into the world we are now seeking some assistance in helping us to successfully deliver this year’s festival. We are a volunteer-run organisation and we are looking for like-minded people to enter into the spirit of contributing a small amount of their time in helping us to enact positive change on Scotland’s built environment.
Should this be of interest please drop us a line at  hello@architecturefringe.com  noting ‘Volunteer Help’ in the subject heading  by 12 noon on Monday 28th May 2018.

National Historic Ships: Museum Ship Keeping training opportunity

Fixed Term Traineeships for 12 Months

We are looking for people who are passionate about a career working in maritime heritage to take part in a unique programme.. This traineeship is offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to the traditional skills for maintaining, conserving and interpreting historic boats. Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and in partnership
with eight host organisations, this programme is ideal for someone seeking a career as a maritime curator, ship-keeper or conservator. During the year you will have the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of environments, including maritime museums, traditional operating boats and educational environments.

We wish to hear from a diverse range of applicants. No experience is necessary, just good communication skills, a flexible approach and the ability to work as part of a team. Above all, you must have interest in a long term career in the maritime heritage sector. So if this sounds like you visit www.nationalhistoricships.org.uk to
find out more, or submit your expression of interest form online and we will contact you with more details.

Starting October 2018
Closing Date 19th June 2018
Bursary Payment: £12,000 per annum

National Historic Ships: Traditional Sea farer training opportunity

Fixed Term Traineeships for 12 Months

We are looking for people who are passionate about a career working on historic boats to take part in this unique programme. This traineeship is offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to develop the traditional skills for maintaining, conserving and
operating historic boats. Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and in partnership with eight host organisations, this programme is ideal for someone seeking a career as a professional sea farer. Over the year you will have the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of environments, including traditional boats, maritime museums, educational environments and spend a season aboard a historic boat at sea.

We wish to hear from a diverse range of applicants. No experience is necessary, just good communication skills, a flexible approach and the ability to work as part of a team. Above all, you must have interest in a long term career in the historic vessel sector. So if this sounds like you visit www.nationalhistoricships.org.uk to find out more, or submit your expression of interest form online and we will contact you with
more details.

Starting October 2018
Closing Date 19th June 2018
Bursary Payment: £12,000 per annum

Cupar Conservation Regeneration Scheme/Townscape Heritage Initiative Bursaries

Cupar CARS/THI are pleased to announce that contractor bursaries of up to £500 are now available for traditional building skills training for apprentices and junior staff.

All of our courses are eligible to use with the bursary, and it may also be possible to arrange bespoke training. The bursary can also cover travel expenses and time cover – please click here for an application form.

Courses available:

  • Rubble Wall Building – 5 – 6 June 2018
  • Rendering & Harling with Lime – 21 – 22 June 2018
  • Lime Pointing – 23 June 2018
  • Making & Using Traditional Mortars – C1 Contractor Level 1 – 28 – 29 August 2018
  • Above Eaves Level – Traditional Slate Roofs – 4 – 5 September 2018
  • Sash & Case Window Repair – 15 September 2018
  • Making & Using Hot Mixed Lime Mortars – 28 September 2018
  • Traditional Masonry Repair – C2 Contractor Level 2 – 30 October – 1 November 2018
  • Surface Repair of Stone – 13 – 14 November 2018
  • Basic Masonry Skills – 29 – 30 November 2018

For further information, please contact Katy MacGregor – katy.macgregor@fife.gov.uk

2018 Travel Scholarship for Architecture Students

Thanks to the support of Yiangou Architects, INTBAU is launching a biennial £2,000 travel scholarship to encourage the next generation of researchers and practitioners of traditional architecture, and to support research of clear value that would not otherwise be undertaken. The closing date is 31st May 2018.

Applications are sought from full-time architecture students. Judges will be looking for original research proposals related to one of the three themes for INTBAU’s 2018 World Congress, which will take place at the Royal Society of Arts in London on 27th and 28th November:

1. Contexts
2. Materials
3. Identities

Scholarship recipients will produce a record of their travel and research in a format that can be featured as part of the World Congress programme: for example, an essay, or a series of drawings and images.

To help make the scholarship as widely and globally accessible as possible, an additional stipend of up to £750 may be provided to students for whom the costs of travel, accommodation, and visas would exceed £2,000 because of distance or other unavoidable factors.

Further details here>>

International Summer Academy on Managing Historic Urban Landscapes – Open Call for early career participants

Europa Nostra and partners invite early career professionals (‘up to 40 years old’) across Europe to apply to the Open Call for participation in the International Summer Academy ‘Managing Historic Urban Landscapes’, which will take place from 5-12 August 2018, in Petrovaradin, Novi Sad, Serbia, with applications closing 15 May 2018.

They are looking for 25 professionals and postgraduates up to 40 years old whose work relates to cultural heritage protection, management and interpretation, cultural tourism, architecture, urban planning and urban regeneration, as well as related areas.

further details..

The Church Monuments Essay Prize

The Council of the Church Monuments Society offers a biennial prize of £250 called the Church Monuments Essay Prize, to be awarded with a certificate for the best essay submitted in the relevant year.
The aim of the competition is to stimulate people, particularly those who may be writing on church monuments for the first time, to submit material for the peer-reviewed international CMS journal  Church Monuments . Therefore, the competition is open only to those who have not previously published an article in  Church Monuments .
Closing date for applications 31 December 2018.  Details online .

Brick Awards 2018 Entries Now Open

The Brick Awards 2018 entry process is now open!

The annual Brick Awards celebrate the best examples of clay brick in our built environment. Each year the awards attract over 300 entries from leading architects, housebuilders, developers and contractors, across 15 hotly-contested categories.

The Brick Awards benefit from an exceptionally well-credentialled judging panel and as such, has established a reputation as one of the industry’s most respected and well-attended events. Moving into its 42nd year, we encourage everyone who is passionate about the built environment to enter their brick projects.

It’s FREE. It’s simple. It’s easy to begin.

Click here to begin>>

Open Heritage Internship (3 month volunteer position)

CYARK is seeking a summer intern to assist the programs and development team in expanding the number of heritage sites available through CyArk’s Open Heritage program. The intern will conduct research on past CyArk projects to include in the program, summarize significant features and describe how CyArk’s work supported conservation needs at a variety of cultural heritage sites around the world. Research will draw from scholarly sources and CyArk’s existing records.

Responsibilities
• Conduct research on and develop summaries of significant World Heritage sites
• Construct a narrative to present a site as well as CyArk’s work on the site
• Organize images, maps and resulting data surrounding the sites into a presentation format
• Coordinate with other members of the team on priorities as needed

Requirements
Working with high-precision, photorealistic 3D datasets requires comfort using high-end data processing workstations and professional 2D / 3D CAD and modeling software applications. Applicants should be able to demonstrate their desire and aptitude to learn a variety of software in a complex workflows.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Passion for cultural heritage and history
• Detail oriented
• Knowledge of Adobe Creative suite a plus

Please email your cover letter, resume and portfolio of selected works to resume@cyark.org with “Open Heritage Internship” in the subject line. The position will remain open until filled and may close at any time.

Trustees – National Trust

The valleys. The coastlines. Historic town centres and urban city streets. This is our home and, as one of our Trustees, you’ll help protect it for generations to come. We need outstanding Trustees who can help deliver the next phase of our history. We’re looking for people from a wide variety of backgrounds to join our Board. We are looking for real passion, experience of leading large organisations and the dynamic attitude needed to bring our efforts to life: if you have these qualities, you could be a National Trust Trustee, whatever your background.

For further information and details of how to apply, please see the candidate brief. All candidates will be required to complete an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form. This will not be disclosed to anyone assessing your application.

For a full candidate brief (including a video on page 3) and details of how to apply, please click on the ‘apply’ button below. All applicants will be required to complete an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. This will not be disclosed to anyone assessing your application.

The closing date for applications is 21st March.

Available Studentships

SEAHA provide fully-funded four-year integrated MRes and PhD studentships to eligible students.  All studentships are advertised as separate research projects and will be announced throughout the year; note that we do not have one application period.

To receive notifications for new studentships when advertised, please subscribe to our studentship alert mailing list at the bottom of the page.

Information on how to apply can be found here>>

Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage  is pleased to announce the call for the Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary for the academic year 2018-2019. 

 The Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary is available to enable heritage professionals to study on the MSc Sustainable Heritage at UCL. Up to £20,000 (to cover the cost of fees and a stipend) is available for Home applicants (as defined by UCL General Regulations) who have the offer of a place for either full-time or part-time/flexible study on this course and who intend to accept or have already firmly accepted an offer.

How to Apply
Applicants should complete the Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary Application form and return it to the Course Directorvia email. The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 18th June 2018. Please note that this form is for the Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary only. Applicants must also complete the Application Form for Admission as a Graduate Student separately to this form.

For further information please click here.

Volunteer opportunity- membership recruitment

The Mausolea & Monuments Trust welcomes volunteer involvement and is currently looking to obtain the services of a volunteer who can assist in its membership recruitment.

The post will appeal to an individual who has some experience of membership management and an up-to-date knowledge of modern social media communications methods.

If you would like to discuss this voluntary post contact:

Chairman Ian Johnson on iajn@aol.com (01308 426382)  or

Carrie Leigh on carolync12@btinternet.com (020 7384 9321)

Civita Institute 2018-2019 Northeast Chapter Fellowships

The Northeast Chapter of the Civita Institute offers one and two month fellowships for independent study in the Italian hill town of Civita di Bagnoregio. NE Chapter fellowships are open to architects and allied arts professionals, urban planners and landscape architects, visual and performing artists, environmental and agricultural stewards, archaeologists, historians and writers, who reside in ME, NH, VT, MA, RI, CT, NY, NJ or PA.

Application Deadline: April 2, 2018

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.civitainstitute.org/1728/northeast-chapter.html