Volunteers working in Collections Audit

Imogen and Jeevan’s time volunteering in the Collections auditing department has been a fun and rewarding experience.  We have gained valuable insights into the heritage and conservation sector, providing us with possible career pathways and industry knowledge. Beginning our volunteer work in September 2018 and September 2019 respectively, the experience has consisted of a weekly […]

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Behind the shock machine

In 1961, Stanley Milgram, a young psychologist and an assistant professor at Yale, recruited ordinary people through an advert in the local newspaper offering them $4.50 each to take part in an experiment on memory and learning. None of the volunteers could have imagined that, once in the lab, they would be asked to sit […]

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