Research partners

The Grimwade Centre has partners and stakeholders across the world. These include:

  1. University of Melbourne partners for teaching, research and commercialisation
  2. Research partners in a range of universities in Australia and overseas.
  3. Key individuals including professionals including artists, conservators, scientists who maintain active engagement with the Centre.
  4. External organisations including: collecting organisations, industry including manufacturers and producers, and at all levels of government.
  5. Indigenous partnerships are part of all of the above and form an important aspect of Grimwade’s stakeholder engagement.
  6. Grimwade Centre staff and students engage with conservation professionals in Australia and overseas who support the Centre with thesis marking, guest lectures, student mentoring, and collaborative research. Through the Grimwade Centre conservation professionals also provide master classes for staff, students and the broader public. Grimwade Centre staff and students also partner with external stakeholders for research and community programs.
  7. Within collections sector, our stakeholders range from large international organisations such as the Getty Conservation Institute and National Museum of the Philippines, through to small local collecting organisations such as Yackandah Historical Society. The collections sector supports internships and placements, paid casual and short term contracts for student Work Integrated Learning, topics and support for student research projects, and a range of engagement and non-academic learning. As a sector, collecting organisations are also a large part of the GCS client base.

Current partners

  1. University of Melbourne
    • Chemistry
    • Classics and Archaeology
    • Earth Sciences
    • Victoria College of the Arts
    • Bio Science
    • Student and Scholarly Services
    • Infrastructure Engineering
  2. Government research facilities
    • ANSTO
    • Australian Synchrotron
    • CSIRO
  3. Indigenous organisations
    • Warmun Art Centre
    • Kanamkek-Yile Ngala Museum, Wadeye
    • Waliyirti Artists, Balgo o Warringarri Aboriginal Arts, Kununurra
    • Dhurma Arts, Peppimentari
    • Buku Larrnggay Mulka, Yirrkala o Arnhem, Northern and Kimberley Aboriginal Artists Corporation
    • Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages (VACL)
  4. Remote, rural and regional organisations
    • Golden Dragon Museum, Bendigo
    • Orange Art Gallery o Warrnambool Art Gallery
  5. National Collecting institution
    • SLV
    • NGV
    • ACMI
    • NFSA
    • AGNSW
  6. International institutions
    • National Museum of the Philippines
    • The Getty Conservation Institute
    • Heritage Conservation Centre, Singapore
    • University of Toronto o Art Gallery of Ontario
    • Henan Provincial Administration of Cultural Heritage
    • Shaanxi Province Institute of Archaeology
    • Zhengzhou University
    • Chulalongkorn University
    • Silpakorn University Tate UCL
  7. Professional bodies
    • Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Materials (AICCM)
    • Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV)
    • Australian Museums and Galleries Association (Victoria) (AMaGA)
    • Government (Local, State and Federal)
    • Museum & Art Gallery Northern Territory (MAGNT, PhD collaboration Seka Seneviratne)
    • Bathurst Regional Council
    • Parks Victoria Aboriginal Heritage Planning & Rock Art Unit (ARC Linkage application)

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