Global Challenge: Museum Victoria

Gertrude St/Nicholson St (Melbourne Museum) Having mastered my commute to a tee – with now just the odd tram ride taking an unexpected turn, my time at Melbourne Museum has almost come to an end. Despite only having had a few weeks getting to know the ‘Ten Pound Pom’ project that I am working on, … Continue reading

Professor Alice Roberts: Leading Academics

Professor Alice Roberts began her talk at ‘Leading Academics’ with an outline of her career, from working as a medic in Cardiff, to her time as an anatomy lecturer in Bristol, and finally to her current role as Professor of Public Engagement at the University of Birmingham. Professor Roberts was refreshingly candid regarding the role … Continue reading

Global Challenge: Museum Victoria

With my commute now running pretty smoothly, and the Museum Victoria internship in full-swing, I have been exposed to a number of tasks and activities that will definitely come in handy in the next couple of months, as I attempt to get a foot in the door of the museum world back in the UK. … Continue reading

British Consul-General Internship Weeks 1-3 August 20, 2014 Stephen Bowcott Leave a comment I am now halfway through my internship this summer at the British Consul-General in Chicago, one of the many UK diplomatic posts spread throughout the world that helps enable our geographically small country punch well above its weight on the global stage. … Continue reading