Cultural materials are intrinsic to the identity of communities. Our research focusses on the interconnections between cultural policy, conservation and social capital and community identity, particularly in Indigenous and remote communities.
The Mulka Project
Durrmu Arts Aboriginal Corporation
Warmun Art Centre
ANKA (Arnhem, Northern and Kimberley Artists Aboriginal Corporation)
Balai Seni Negara National Art Gallery (Malaysia)
Silpakorn University (Thailand)
Cheng Shiu University (Taiwan)
National Museum (The Philippines)
2017 - Ainslee Meredith ‘The public value of conservation in Australia: a social justice framework’
2016 - Nur Shkembi, ‘Destiny Disrupted: Reclaiming the contemporary Muslim narrative through the development of the contemporary manuscript’, PhD, Professor Robyn Sloggett and Dr Nicole Tse.
2015 - Susie Collis, ‘Revisiting conservation treatment methodologies for waterlogged archaeological wood: an Australian context’, PhD, Dr Nicole Tse, Professor Robyn Sloggett and Dr Ian MacLeod.
2014 - Dianne Mossenson, ‘The History of Indigenart and the Development of the Aboriginal Art Market’, PhD, Professor Robyn Sloggett and Professor Su Baker.
2014 - Samantha Hamilton ‘Best practice in conservation programs for remote Aboriginal communities’, PhD, Professor Robyn Sloggett, Professor Marcia Langton and Dr Jacky Healy.
2011 - Gina Levenspiel ‘In defence of architecture: the poverty of conservation, materiality and the Burra Charter’, PhD, Professor Robyn Sloggett and Dr Petronella Nel.
2009 - Sophie Lewincamp ‘Contact zones: a new model for conservation community-engagement’, Professor Robyn Sloggett and Dr Nicole Tse.
Bangariny-warriny jarrag booroonboo-yoo Two good ideas talking together (The Warmun Art Centre - Grimwade Centre partnership)
APTCCARN (Asia Pacific Tropical Climate Conservation Art Research Network)
2018 Scott, M and Tse, N ‘Strengthening engagement with Singapore and South East Asian communities through cultural materials conservation’, UoM Engagement Grant
2019 Tse, N ‘Creative Initiatives and Conservation Practice: Collective approaches for the material cultural record in Indonesia’, UoM Engagement Grant
Research translation through Grimwade Conservation Services
Dr Gea Parikesit, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia:
- Faculty of Arts Asia Scholar Award (2019-2020)
- Building the Bundengan of Wonosobo Instrument-Building
- Bali Art & Heritage Conservation Internship Program #BAHCIP
Field of Research (FoR)
43020 9 Materials conservation
430101 Archaeological science
Socio-Economic Objectives (SEO)
130402 Conserving collections and movable cultural heritage
280113 Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology