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Course on fluid preservation of biological specimens

From: Silvia Alexandra da Rocha <physalia.physalis<-at->
Date: Monday, November 4, 2013
Fluid Preservation Short Course
National Museums Collection Centre (NMCC)
9-12 December 2013

Instructor: Simon Moore

Simon Moore's ever-popular four day fluid preservation course is due
to take place again this December 2013.  This season, the course
will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland and will run from 9-12 December
2013. Hosted by the National Museums Scotland, the course will be
held at the National Museums Collection Centre (NMCC) in Granton.
There are only 5 spaces left for this highly regarded and popular

The course will take the usual four day format, and will cover many
aspects of fluid preparation and the conservation of fluid-preserved
specimens including re-spiriting, specimen repair and mounting.
There is a 1 hour theory session each morning followed by practical
sessions.  The cost isUKP300 for the four days.  Members of NatSCA
may apply for bursaries to help cover costs.  To register, please
reply to Simon Moore: couteaufin<-at->btinternet<.>com, or to Silvia Da
Rocha: s.darocha<-at->nms<.>ac<.>uk.  Full hand-outs (including risk
assessments) are included in the cost.  Accommodation is not
provided, however Simon can supply a helpful list if one is
required.  More information about the course can be found at


Silvia Da Rocha
Artefact Conservation
National Museums Scotland
National Museums Collection Centre
Edinburgh EH5 1JA
+44 7455 193 670

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