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CCI Conservation Scientists Publish Research on Amber

CCI Conservation Scientists Publish Research on Amber

CCI conservation scientists Jennifer Poulin and Kate Helwig recently had their article, "Inside Amber: The Structural Role of Succinic Acid in Class Ia and Class Id Resinite," published in Analytical Chemistry. It was selected as an Editors' Choice by ACS Publications.

World Wars Commemorations

World Wars Commemorations #ShowYouRemember

In commemoration of the centennial of the start of the First World War, CCI invites you to explore your local museums and archives for reminders of this challenging time in our history. Visit our Facebook page to see some First World War artifacts recently treated at CCI.

CCI is accepting applications for requests for conservation treatment services that will begin in 2015-2016

Wooden Bicycle

CCI is accepting applications for requests for conservation treatment services that will begin in 2015-2016 (Deadline: October 15, 2014). An example of an object treated at CCI is this hand-crafted, wooden Raleigh bicycle replica from the Royal Alberta Museum (shown here before and after treatment).

Explore CCI's New Website

Explore CCI's New Website

CCI's new website is organized to help you easily find the information you need to care for your objects and collections, to request CCI services and to participate in professional development opportunities. Connect with us on Facebook to let us know what you think. More->>>

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CCI News and Highlights

  • CCI is seeking a Conservator for Works of Art on Paper

    CCI is seeking a Conservator for Works of Art on Paper

    The successful candidate will lead all treatments related to works of art on paper, work in a team environment on research and treatment projects, deliver training on the subject of conservation of works of art on paper, and share responsibility for the upkeep of CCI's Paper Lab.

    The deadline for submitting applications is September 21, 2014.

  • Christine McNair

    Call for Conservation Treatments 2015-2016

    Reminder: CCI is accepting applications until October 15, 2014, for requests for conservation treatment services for 2015-2016. Of particular interest are objects related to the many milestones in Canadian history leading up to 2017, the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Review the complete list of important anniversary dates on our Call for Treatments webpage.

  • 2012–2013 CCI Annual Review

    CCI's 2012-2013 Annual Review Now Available

    We are pleased to share with you our 2012-2013 Annual Review. Take a moment to read through it and discover some of CCI's recent accomplishments in conservation and conservation science to preserve objects and collections that reflect Canada's rich heritage.

  • Managing heritage collections during floods or other disasters

    Managing heritage collections during floods or other disasters

    CCI offers emergency advice to Canadian museums and heritage institutions dealing with floods or other disasters, and can provide guidance on salvage and recovery of objects and collections. CCI also maintains a list of resources for individuals seeking information on salvaging personal valuables.

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