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Proposed European anatomical collections network
Universities, colleges, medical institutions and professional societies in the past used their museums as tools to establish themselves as the rightful producers of anatomical knowledge. Anatomical and medical museums, ...
Taking care of identity, memories and heritages
Experiences at the Museum of the Federal University of Alfenas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
This paper presents the project “Planning Unifal’s museum: the student’s relationship with Unifal’s heritage and memory” that is being developed since 2008 in order to guide the students of the university and stimulate the ...
University collections and object-based pedagogies
Engagement with objects, either directly or through digital media, has long been recognized as a viable, constructivist pedagogy, capable of mediating significant meaning and context. The increasing uptake of digital ...
Making the museum visible
Reinventing a veterinary museum
The Veterinary Museum, Complutense University, Madrid, is an interesting example of institutional adaptation. From its establishment, it has had to reinvent itself in response to political, social, economic and academic ...
Interpreting indigenous art in university collections
Debates on the representation of indigenous cultures in museums have come to the fore in the past thirty years. This paper examines the context for the opening of Waipapa Marae at the University of Auckland in 1988. It ...
The Polo Museale of Sapienza University of Rome
an opportunity for culture, education and tourism
Over the years museums used new technologies to catalogue their collections both for internal management and to make them available to citizens, scholars and tourists. New technologies meet their needs by disseminating ...
For the public, with the public, by the public
George Wilson and the Edinburgh Industrial University Museum
University museums have played a significant role in the development of science and engineering knowledge for a long time. The first professorship of technology at Edinburgh University was synonymous with the position of ...
Recent recommendations by the German Council of Science and Humanities on scientific collections as research infrastructures
The German Council of Science and Humanities provides advice to the German government and states on the structure and development of higher education and research. In January 2011, the Council presented recommendations on ...
Complutense Art Centre
A new space for the heritage and the contemporary art in the Complutense University of Madrid
Complutense Art Centre (c art c) is located in the centre of the University City. In 2009, it began with a new room of temporary exhibitions approximately 400qm for showing contemporary artists and the heritage of the ...
The new communication technologies for sharing and participatory Italian university museums
Thanks to their peculiar identities linked to the specific disciplines which determined their creation, university museums offer an interesting experience to reflect on the role that the community of museum professionals ...