Victoria is the Business Manager for TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities) overseeing humanities multi-disciplinary research and wider engagement. Her area of research is project management in museums and she has worked in Museums and Higher Education for the last ten years. As the Ashmolean Museum Project Manager, she worked on the £61 million Redevelopment of the Ashmolean Museum, overseeing the object processing and mount-making for the 12,000 objects installed in the 35 new galleries. She also managed the establishment of the new Ashmolean Museum Broadway in Worcestershire. Working as a Project Management and Museums consultant, Victoria has also worked with Bahrain National Museum, Qal’at al Bahrain Museum, and projects in Greece, Spain and Portugal.
Working with partners from all facets of society, from industry to communities, can enrich both the research itself and the outcomes and impacts that it leads to. However, on the ground, many universities approach the support for engagement with different audiences/stakeholders/partners in radically different ways – sometimes with very little connection and entirely disparate terminologies. …
|Speakers:||Dr Kate Miller, Dr Lesley Paterson, Dr Andrew Wray, Victoria McGuinness|