July 2018

Toy Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Creatures

23 July 2018
How plastic is used to model the past I have been working with the Jurassic Coast Trust on the Mesozoic Residency for the past eighteen months with Adele Keeley (Senior Lecturer in Performance Design at AUB). The Jurassic Coast is a World Heritage Site, covers 95 miles of Dorset and Devon Coast Line...
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Rescued by a Plastic Bottle

16 July 2018
We were having a discussion in the office the other day about the many ways in which plastics have contributed to ‘rescuing’ people. For example, literally, through lifesaving equipment such as buoyancy aids and indirectly, through providing recycling/upcycling solutions for poorer communities. This...
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Website Refresh

9 July 2018
If you have used the MoDiP website lately, you will have noticed it has had a refresh. Here are the main changes: You can favourite objects in the collection The three top tabs; The Collection, Resources, Exhibitions & Events have become nine tabs so the content has moved. You can favourite objects...
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The methodological potency of ‘happening upon things’

2 July 2018
MoDiP was pleased to contribute a workshop to the AUB Research Conference 2018, which focused on research methodologies. Our workshop set out to try out ideas put forward by Nicholas Thomas, Director of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Cambridge, in The return of curiosity – what...
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