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A Programme of Outreach: War, Memory and Trauma Project

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Case Study

case study

Resource Description:

Dr Sarah York has been employed as a research and teaching fellow in the Centre for the History of Medicine, which had a strong focus on incorporating public engagement to meet its Wellcome Trust’s funding criteria. However, Sarah chose to use this requirement to not only progress her research effectively and develop her interest and skills in the museum sector, but to build a new outreach link between the university and a local school.


Further Details:

On: Early career research and managing a programme of outreach activities.
Purpose: Highlight the organising and research skills learned from engaging with schools and the wider community through museums

Source/Funding: Wellcome Trust Strategic Award

Report written by Lisa Lavender on the work of Dr Sarah York

Date: March 2012


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