Press release


News from the Heritage & Education Centre.

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HEC enters the world of Virtual Reality
Published: 17 Sep 19

The Centre launches its first virtual reality experience, focusing on the role of a Lloyd's Register surveyor throughout history.

Robotics help HEC bring archives into the digital age.
Published: 23 Aug 19

The ambition to digitise our archival record has received a significant boost with the arrival of an automated book scanner.

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180,000 people visit Waterproof: Safety at Sea
Published: 08 Jul 19

As our exhibition at the Rotterdam Maritime Museum comes to a close, we take a look back at the exhibition's impact.

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August reference library closure
Published: 25 Jun 19

Our reference library will be closed for August 2019.

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New digital positions within HEC
Published: 19 Jun 19

The Centre are currently looking to add two new members of staff to join the team.

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Barbara Jones awarded the Freedom of the City of London
Published: 20 Mar 19

HEC's Curator of Maritime History & Heritage received the award to to mark 100 years of female suffrage.

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Waterproof: Safety at Sea reaches over 120,000 people
Published: 22 Feb 19

An update on the engagement of the exhibition, six months into its year long run at Rotterdam Maritime Museum.