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  1. 23 September 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Conserving Australia’s cultural record

    University of Melbourne researchers, in partnership with Indigenous artists, are working to conserve Australia's cultural record – a key element of our identity

  2. 23 August 2019 - Humanities

    Faithfully conserving a Rembrandt

    The Three Crosses is Rembrandt’s powerful depiction of Christ’s crucifixion. University of Melbourne expert explains how it is faithfully conserved for exhibit

  3. 12 February 2018 - Humanities

    Bringing a fire damaged book back from the brink

    Conservators at the University of Melbourne have developed a new technique for preserving parchment, after rescuing a WW1 memorial book damaged by fire.

  4. 6 November 2017 - Humanities

    Restoring one of the world’s rarest maps

    Conservators from the University of Melbourne have restored the 1663 Blaeu map, the first large scale map of Australia, now hanging in the National Library.

  5. 26 September 2017 - Humanities

    Peeling back history to reveal Melbourne’s faces from the past

    A team of University of Melbourne conservators has discovered a rich history under layers of paint at Victoria's Trades Hall ahead of its redevelopment.

  6. 26 June 2017 - Humanities

    Rebuilding cultural heritage after disaster

    A University of Melbourne team helped restore precious churches after the 2013 Philippine earthquake, adapting established Western conservation practices.

  7. 23 March 2017 - Humanities

    Lest we forget: Storing precious memories

    Victorian families wanting help preserving wartime memorabilia from relatives who have served in the armed forces will have access to an expert roadshow in 2017