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October 27, 2021
Crate, Crate Preparation, and Packing Materials Questionnaire Report
Crate, Crate Preparation, and Packing Materials Questionnaire Report

In the summer of 2021, IPI distributed an online questionnaire about crate, crate preparation, and packing materials used by collecting institutions to transport paper-based objects. The questionnaire was posted to the American Institute for Conservation’s Global Conservation Forum and Member Community distribution lists in June and via this quarterly newsletter in July.

September 28, 2021
Foundational Research to Inform Preservation Guidelines for 3D Printed Objects in Museums
Foundational Research to Inform Preservation Guidelines for 3D Printed Objects in Museums

The Image Permanence Institute received a National Leadership Grant for Museums from the Institute of Museum and Library Services in the amount of $375,543 to support a three-year research project that will identify critical preservation challenges associated with 3D printed materials and technologies found in museums and develop resources that will support 3D printed object preservation.

July 26, 2021
Environmental Management During the Pandemic: Field Study Results
Environmental Management During the Pandemic: Field Study Results

In an effort to understand how changes in mechanical system operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic impacted collections environments across institutions, IPI launched a field study through an online submission platform from October through November 2020.

May 12, 2021
Dr. Emma Richardson Appointed Director of Research
Dr. Emma Richardson Appointed Director of Research

IPI is thrilled to announce that Dr. Emma Richardson will start her role as Director of Research in July 2021. Emma is the first to hold this new leadership position, responsible for guiding IPI’s research agenda. Emma brings extensive research and leadership experience in the applied sciences, and an impressive professional record in higher education with a focus on cultural heritage.

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