7 steps to become a conservation master
Monday 16 August 2021
From scaling rooftops to exploring forgotten and forlorn ruins, careers in technical building conservation call for a sense of adventure! Discover seven steps to becoming a conservation master and how you can take your career further with our Msc.
A day in the life of a conservation scientist
Thursday 11 February 2021
What is a conservation scientist? What do they do? And how do they do it? Sarah Hamilton is one of four scientists based at our conservation centre in Stirling and is here to help you find out! Read on to learn about everything from analysing some of the most spectacular and rare fossils in the British Isles, to data processing from the kitchen table...
3 ways to keep up with conservation from home
Monday 5 October 2020
Discover how we’ve been keeping you connected with conservation online, whether you're looking for fun with the family, or are a conservation professional.
Old buildings can’t be energy efficient, right?
Thursday 27 August 2020
Over 20% of Scotland’s houses are traditional buildings. Can we make them more energy efficient while making sure their historic character is preserved? Senior Technical Officer Lila explores three projects doing just that.
How to maintain your traditional home this winter
Thursday 24 October 2019
Although always important, in the wetter winter months the maintenance of your traditional home is crucial. The cold and rainy weather can cause a lot of damage to buildings if they’re not properly protected. Get some top tips on what to look out for in the winter.
4 great reasons to learn traditional building conservation skills
Thursday 16 May 2019
Whether you’re looking to kick-start a career in building conservation, or you’re a homeowner looking to care for your traditional home, here are 4 great reasons to learn about traditional building conservation.