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    Dr Lynda Skipper

    Senior Lecturer / Programme Leader

    School of History & Heritage
    College of Arts

    About Lynda Skipper

    I joined the University in 2011, having been previously employed by the National Trust and the Science Museum. I live in Lincoln with my husband, and two sons, along with three chickens, one small black and white cat, and one huge fluffy black and white cat. We also have a Morris Minor, which we are currently restoring, and a Wolseley 16/60.

    Department Responsibilities

    Lecturing on a broad range of conservation topics, particularly science and preventive conservation. Programme leader.

    Subject Specialism

    Science, preventive conservation


    • PGCE — University of Lincoln, 2016
    • 2016 Fellow of the HEA — HEA, 2016
    • 2014 Associate Fellow of the HEA — HEA, 2014
    • 2007 University of Lincoln MA Conservation of Historic Objects — University of Lincoln, 2007
    • 2006 University of Lincoln Graduate Diploma Conservation Studies — University of Lincoln, 2006
    • 2005 University of Cambridge PhD Biochemistry — University of Cambridge, 2005
    • 2002 University of Cambridge BA Natural Sciences (Genetics) — University of Cambridge, 2002


    • 2016 - UROS funding for research project ‘Soluble salt testing’ — 2016
    • 2012 - UROS funding for research project ‘Conserving Gardening History - Chemicals from Mr Straws — 2012

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member of ICON.

    External Activities and Consultancy

    Consultancy through Crick-Smith UL includes materials analysis and preventive conservation, as well as advising on other conservation projects within my specialism.

    Research Group Memberships

    Research in the Lincoln Repository

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