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December 22, 2020
Integrating Risk Assessment for Pollutants into Energy-saving Strategies
Integrating Risk Assessment for Pollutants into Energy-saving Strategies

The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded the Image Permanence Institute a Research and Development grant for $350,000 to support a three-year, field-based research project that will apply data from pollutant and environmental (temperature and relative humidity) monitoring to comprehensively balance these known risks to collections when implementing energy-saving mechanical system operations.

December 2, 2020
Job Opportunity: Director of Research
Job Opportunity: Director of Research

The Image Permanence Institute (IPI) is looking for an accomplished scientist with preservation research and leadership experience to lead IPI’s research program. The Director of Research will direct research and scholarship goals and collaborate closely with IPI’s Executive Director on long-range institutional planning and fundraising.

October 7, 2020
Online Environmental Management Workshops
Online Environmental Management Workshops

Applications are being accepted for an online environmental management workshop, offered once a month November through February. The workshop is four days long with two sessions per day from 10am-12pm ET, and 1-3pm ET. Content is designed to guide participants through the process of implementing a sustainable environmental management program.

August 7, 2020
Cost-Efficient Preservation Methods for Preparing Paper-Based Objects for Transit and Display
Cost-Efficient Preservation Methods for Preparing Paper-Based Objects for Transit and Display

The Institute of Museum and Library Services awarded the Image Permanence Institute $429,409 in funding to support a three-year research project designed to identify the most cost-efficient and environmentally responsible methods of preparing paper-based collection objects for transit and display while maintaining preservation standards.

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