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The ATF Training Award

The ATF Training Award recognises and promotes best practice in training or professional development in archaeology. The award aims to recognise excellence in the fields of learning, training and professional development and is open to archaeological organisations, individuals, partnerships and collaborative projects throughout the United Kingdom, whether paid or voluntary. more….

Brick Workshop 3 Feb 2016 – Travel Bursaries

A number of travel bursaries for £25 per person (or £50 if your journey is over 200 miles) are also available to community groups on application.

The event will feature presentations, case studies, Q&A sessions, group discussions on creative and funding options for your projects.

  • Gavin Richards from Architectural Heritage Fund on financial and technical support available from the organisation
  • Thomas Newman from Business in the Community on working with the private sector
  • Richard Woods, Associate at Purcell architects on creative options for the re-use of historic buildings and community engagement
  • Jonathan Schifferes, Associate Director at the RSA on the Heritage Index and the link between heritage and place identity.

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Landbeach Tithe Barn Trust – Trustees

We’re looking for a few more trustees to join our small, but dedicated volunteer Tithe Barn Trust team. Amongst us we already have Heritage Management, Agricultural, Community Liaison and Financial experience. However, we also need an Architect, Historic Building Surveyor and Project Manager. We’re a not for profit volunteer group aiming to save and sympathetically restore the 16th Century Grade II listed Tithe Barn, in Landbeach, for community use. We have begun the process to become a registered charity. Our vision is to: Work for a vibrant, diverse and sustainable future of the Tithe Barn and its surroundings to safeguard their unique heritage features for the benefit and enjoyment of local people.

Email tithebarntrust@gmail.com or phone James, our Chair, on 07958 389713.

Museum & Heritage Awards 2016

The Museum + Heritage Awards for Excellence 2016 are now open for entries for projects completed between January and December 2015. The awards continue to generate public recognition for the winners and shortlistees, and have been instrumental in helping many to secure funding and support from key stakeholders. Award winners have also enjoyed recognition both locally and further afield as the awards increasingly gain an international profile.

Church Monuments Essay Prize

The Council of the Church Monuments Society (CMS) has launched 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 more people, particularly those who are perhaps aiming to write on church monuments for the first time or who are not regular contributors, to submit material for the CMS journal Church Monuments. The competition is therefore open only to those who have not previously published an article in Church Monuments.  more….

Scottish Lime Centre Trust – 25% discount on various courses

The Scottish Lime Centre Trust has been selected by the National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) as being a suitable partner institution to distribute grants to those studying or working in conservation through the Patricia Fay Memorial Fund. This allows us to distribute bursaries to anyone studying or working in conservation who want to attend our courses.

For more details contact: admin@scotlime.org

DPhil in Sustainable Urban Development

The Department for Continuing Education at the University of Oxford
The Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Sustainable Urban Development is a part-time doctoral programme that provides outstanding students an opportunity to pursue in-depth and rigorous research about the pressing challenges of urban sustainability and the processes of environmental, economic, and social development in urban environments around the world. more….

Eastern Academic Research Consortium (Eastern ARC Awards) PhD Studentship (Digital Humanities)

Deadline: 8 Nov 2015

The University of Kent is seeking at least one highly motivated and ambitious PhD candidate to apply to work within the field of Digital Humanities. The successful candidate(s) will join the exciting new research community of the Eastern Academic Research Consortium (EARC), which unites Kent with the Universities of East Anglia and Essex as a significant new force in research collaboration and training.

This studentship is available to UK, EU or overseas fee-paying applicants.

This opportunity is open to applications investigating any aspect of the digital humanities, broadly defined, but deploying substantial engagement with digital data or technologies. more…

Heritage Lottery Fund/National Heritage Memorial Fund: Trustee for Wales

In addition, to the responsibilities common to all Trustees, the Trustee for Wales is:

• a Deputy Chair of the Board (along with the Trustees for Scotland and for Northern Ireland)
• the Chair of the Committee for Wales and has particular responsibility for representing NHMF/HLF in Wales and for representing the interests of Wales at the Board. The successful appointee will be required to actively engage with stakeholders in the heritage and cultural sectors in Wales and with the Welsh Government.

Average of at least five days per month, plus time to read the necessary papers.

Deadline: 9 Nov 2015

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Preventative Conservation Internship – NT

Rowallane Gardens, County Down & National Trust property       
 
If you want a career in Conservation, we can offer you some of the most interesting places to work. Our visitors tell us that they love coming to our beautiful places and spaces where they can appreciate the wonderful work we do, so come and be a part of our preventive conservation team and play your part in taking what we do into the future.

This internship work based placement is for 18-24 year olds, and would suit a recent graduate in preventive conservation ( arts/heritage degree also considered) who wishes to develop a career in Collections care in the cultural heritage sector.   more…

Anthony Nutt PhD Studentships 2016

The Open University Business School invites applications for full-time PhD studentships starting in February 2016.

Studentships are attached to specific research projects in the new Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership which are described at www.open.ac.uk/business-school-phd. The studentships cover tuition fees, a research training support grant and a starting stipend of circa £14,000 per year. These are full-time three-year studentships and candidates would be required to live in the UK within commuting distance of the Milton Keynes campus.

We are looking for highly motivated candidates who have a good honours degree at a minimum of 2:1 or equivalent in a related subject, plus around 120 credits of advanced research methods skills or ideally a Masters in research methods.  more…