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Practice as research: Digital Archives and the RAM Museum

This week Louise Atkinson shares with us the work of the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter. Louise blogs about how the museums buildings have developed over the years and also how their approach to collections has changed over time, including an

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Getting personal, explaining dementia, and paper in art

We had 11 contributions for Week 5, with three themes emerging during the week: health issues, using social media in the public sector, and art. Gina Alexander returned to the  @dghealth (Dumfries and Galloway Health) blog with Take a deep breath. I was

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The first born, the last post and seven smiles

Hello lovely bloggers, how’s your week been so far? Mine’s mainly been full of cake and reading the super blogs submitted this week. There have been 10 blogs for week 3, all of which I have enjoyed, and I am

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Practice as research

Louise Atkinson updates us on her research as part of her PHD. This week Louise takes part in the bi-monthly Artwalk and blogs about two large scale wall mounted photographs by artist Bob Clayden. Louise also hears Bob talk about his

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Inspiring youngsters + research, resilience, randomness

It became clear when going through the Week 11 contributions that inspiring youngsters was a theme that had emerged over the previous few days. Sometimes themes emerge organically, with one post sparking off an idea for another one. This one

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Practice as research [Week 23]

Louise Atkinson, who is doing a practice-led fine art PhD, considers the issues concerning sharing research online, how to write about research in the more informal environment of blogs, and personal versus professional profiles. Practice as research [Week 23] by Louise Atkinson.

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Love, light and cake

Week 8 started on Valentine’s Day and brought in 22 contributions, some of which were actually on the week’s [entirely optional] theme of love (it is not often that people choose to contribute something that connects with the week’s theme).

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