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News from the Heritage & Education Centre.

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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.

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Heritage & Education Centre launch new website
Published: 16 Jan 19

Brand new resources available to the public including documents from the Ship Plan and Survey Report Collection

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Four PhD Scholarships in Maritime History Appointments
Published: 18 Sep 18

We are excited to announce the two PhD candidates that have been awarded the Thomas Chapman Scholarships.

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MOLA Exhibition at 71 Fenchurch Street
Published: 18 Sep 18

We are excited to announce the opening of an exhibition at 71 Fenchurch Street that has been curated by the Museum of London Archaeology.

1851 Trust Next Generation Roadshow
Published: 18 Sep 18

In 2018, the Lloyd's Register Foundation funded a roadshow at the 1851 Trust that encouraged schools across the country to engage with STEM based subjects by teaching them about the America's Cup yacht races.

Lloyd's Register Foundation Public Curator: Contemporary Maritime at Royal Museums Greenwich
Published: 18 Jul 18

The Lloyd's Register Foundation are funding a public curator of contemporary maritime at Royal Museums Greenwich.

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Waterproof: Safety at Sea
Published: 09 Jun 18

This year marks 150 years of Lloyd's Register operating in the Netherlands. To celebrate such a milestone, the Lloyd's Register Foundation has funded a yearlong exhibition - Waterproof: Safety at Sea. The exhibition, held at Rotterdam Maritime Museum, will focus on Lloyd’s Register’s important role in maritime safety from the 18th century to the present day.

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Four PhD Scholarships in Maritime History
Published: 05 Jun 18

The University of Hull, in collaboration with Lloyd’s Register Foundation and the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, is offering four full-time UK/EU PhD Scholarships in the cultural and technical dimensions of 19th and 20th century shipping, fisheries and trade.