Website changes

Website changes Changes are happening on the STICK website to enable you to download resources, find out more about the network and keep up-to-date with current STICK work, including the Old Tools New Uses project on our Projects page. Why not explore our pages and find out more about the work of the Scottish Transport and Industry Collections Knowledge network? Minutes for recent and current Steering Group meetings can now be found under Resources. As of 2010 we also now have a blog for regular news updates.
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Steam Engines in Scotland – knowledge exchange

Steam Engines in Scotland – knowledge exchange STICK is ran a knowledge exchange event in May 2012, entitled ‘Steam Engines in Scotland’. Scotland for three centuries has been at the forefront of power technology. This event commemorates the tercentenary of the Newcomen engine but also looks at the broader legacy, including engines by Boulton & Watt and Stirling and their makers, as well as more recent developments in the power technology sector. The event was held at The McManus in Dundee on Friday, 11 May 2012 and focused specifically on matters arising from early power engines you might have in your museum stores or on display and the
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Archaeological Archives at the Museums Association Conference

Archaeological Archives at the Museums Association Conference Issues relating to the deposition of archaeological archives with museums are complex. The priorities and concerns of archaeological units, planning authorities and museums are different and potentially conflicting. However, all parties generally have the same overall aim: the long-term protection of cultural heritage. A session is being proposed at the forthcoming Museums Association conference in Brighton (3rd-4th October 2011) to explore these complex issues. The session would take the form of a panel discussion of the topic. If you would be interested in being involved in this discussion, please get in touch with Rob Symmons
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ICOHTEC Symposium – Consumer Choice and Technology in Glasgow, Scotland on 2-7 August 2011

ICOHTEC Symposium – Consumer Choice and Technology in Glasgow, Scotland on 2-7 August 2011 The deadline for submitting presentation proposals has been extended to Tuesday 15 February 2011. The link to the electronic proposal submission form can be found here. The 38th ICOHTEC Symposium will be held in Glasgow on 2-7 August 2011. The main theme of the meeting will be “Consumer Choice and Technology”. The aim is to examine the interaction of technology and consumer behaviour in a historical perspective; especially to focus on factors steering consumption and how consumers by their choices have influenced in technological development in the past.
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