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    A review of the award-winning performance piece by Mat Fraser, exploring how the kaleidoscopic juxtaposition of perspectives and communication, from lecture to rap, creates perhaps the most direct challenge to medical museums ever posed.

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    Review: Science and Technology galleries at National Museums Scotland

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    Book review

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    Review of The Return of Curiosity, by Nicholas Thomas

  5. by on - Research

    The changing representation of disability, race and mental health in European medical museums and the under-representation of reproduction; ‘risks’ involved in exhibiting related collections, and strategies to help rehabilitate these topics and their material culture in the future medical museum.

  6. by on - Museum practice

    This article explores contemporary changes to Scottish urban transport as a microcosm of the wider global smart and sustainable transport revolution, and provides two case studies of recent acquisitions made to the collections at National Museums Scotland.

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    Technologies of Romance: Introduction

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    Glass display cases in museums get a bad rap. For anyone wanting to evoke museums as old fashioned, expert-led broadcasters or as creating ‘mausoleums’ for objects by taking them out of the ‘immediacy of life’ the glass case is the perfect scapegoat. Glass display cases are the enforcers of the injunction ‘do not touch’.

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    This study uses a mnemonic device called SPEAKING (Hymes, 1974) to analyse The Amazing You. This elaborate health exhibition, which ran at the Tampa Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) from 2008–2017, aimed to affect visitor behaviours.

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    In this piece Anna Geurts and Oli Betts explore the concept of micro-fellowships, thinking about what short-term, high-yield collaborations between universities and museums can do to enhance the research capabilities of both.

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