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Jan 28, 2015
Occupational Safety & Health Job Posting National Gallery of Art! Application Deadline: February 6, 2015 Duties: The position is located in the Risk Management department of the Office of Protection Services at the National Gallery of Art. The incumbent plans, organizes and implements the Gallery’s safety, health and environmental programs to protect the Gallery’s employees, […]
Jan 27, 2015
In the January 21, 2015 issue of The New York Times, Nicholas Wade writes about the use of x-ray computed tomography by researchers at the Institute for Microelectronics and Microsystems (Naples, Italy) to visualize the letters inside of the lumps of carbonized plant material that were, before the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, papyrus scrolls in […]
Jan 26, 2015
Position Description: A Project Conservator is sought to fill a 2.4-year position as part of a larger team researching the properties and applicability of dye materials for conservation treatment of faded taxidermy.  The conservator will need to be available to start the project no later than April 5, 2015. With generous funding from the Institute for Museum […]