The 2002 Conference

The UMAC 2002 Conference was held in Sydney and Canberra in Australia from Sunday 29 September - Friday 4 October 2002.

The title and theme of the conference was: Exposing and Exploiting the Distinct Character of University Museums and Collections.


Exposing and Exploiting the Distinct Character of University Museums and Collections

29 September - 4 October 2002

The papers and posters are listed below. Abstracts and full text may be accessed by clicking on the appropriate box.


Mamoru Adachi, Director
The Nagoya University Museum
Material Research Section
1,Furo-cho,Chikusa-ku,Nagoya, 464-8601, Japan
University Museums in Japan Abstract Full text
Rhonda Davis (1), Andrew Simpson (2) & Kirri Hill (1)
(1) Macquarie University Art Gallery
Macquarie University NSW 2109 AUSTRALIA
(2) Division of Environmental and Life Sciences
Macquarie University NSW 2109 Australia
Palæographia: An exhibition blending science and art Abstract Full text
Steven de Clercq
Senior Consultant Academic Heritage
Utrecht University
Straatweg 17, 3603 CV
MAARSSEN, the Netherlands
The Dutch approach, or how to achieve a second life for abandoned geological collections Abstract Full text
Nicholas Hardwick
Curator, Australian Institute of Archaeology
Burwood Science and Technology Centre, Building L
Deakin University
221 Burwood Highway, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia.
Curating a Virtual Museum: the collection of the Australian Institute of Archaeology, Melbourne Abstract Full text
Moses Havini
Overseas Representative for the Bougainville Reconcilliation Government
34 Darvall Rd, Eastwood, NSW 2122, Australia
Yumi Yet Abstract Full text
Kati Heinamies
Chief Curator
Helsinki University Museum
PB 33, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
New forms of co-operation between the Helsinki University Museum and students Abstract Full text
Jenny Horder
Museum of Human Disease
University of New South Wales
School of Pathology
Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Promoting Health through Public Programs in University Medical Museums Abstract Full text
Aldona Jonaitis
University of Alaska Museum
PO Box 756950, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6960, USA
University museums - convincing the public of the value of scientific collections Abstract Full text
Marta Lourenco
Assistant Researcher
Museu de Ciencia
Universidade de Lisboa
Rua da Escola Politecnica 581250-102
A Contribution to the History of University Museums and Collections in Europe Abstract Full text
Michael Mares, Director
Sam Noble Museum of Natural History
University of Oklahoma
2401 Chautauqua, Norman
OK 73072-7029, USA
Behind the Rain, The Story of a Museum Abstract Full text
Carol Mayer
Senior Curator UBC Museum of Anthropology
6393 NW Marine Dr. Vancouver, B.C.
Canada, V6T 1Z2
University Museums: Distinct Sites Of Intersection For Diverse Communities Abstract Full text
Ing-Marie Munktell
Museum Director
Museum Gustavianum
Uppsala University Museum
Akademigatan 3, 753 10 Uppsala, Sweden
Comparing and contrasting university museums and general museums Abstract Full text
Bernice Murphy
Vice-President, ICOM
PO Box 1269
Potts Point Sydney 2011
University collections in the public domain with reference to the Power Collection and the University of Sydney Abstract Full text
Fausto Pugnaloni
Director of Istituto Disegno Architettura Urbanistica
Università di Ancona
via delle Brecce Bianche - 60131
Ancona, Italy
The future of the University Museums System in Italy Abstract Full text
Eduardo Ramirez et al
University of Bergen
Bergen, Norway
A Digital Inventorying for our Museum Collections: Conservation in the Digital Age Abstract Full text
(Adobe Acrobat PDF document, 2.1 M)
Nargis Rashid
Associate Professor General History
University of Karachi, Pakistan
The Departmental Museums at the Unversity Of Karachi: Exposure and Exploitation Abstract Full text
Professor Adam Shoemaker
Dean Faculty of Arts
Australian National University
Canberra, Australia
The Role for University Museums in Pedagogy, Heritage and Identity Abstract Full text
Angela Sim
Head, University Art Museum
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Designing, Building & Launching A Home for 3 Art Collections Abstract Full text
Andrew Simpson
Museums Education Officer
Division of Environmental and Life Sciences
Macquarie University NSW 2109
The plight of geological collections in the Australian University sector Abstract Full text
Karin Sowada
Assistant Curator
Nicholson Museum
University of Sydney, NSW
Sir Charles Nicholson and the Legacy of a Benefactor Abstract Full text
Ms Peni Theologi-Gouti
Secretary UMAC
Science and Technology Museum
Patras University
Planning activities in a new university museum Abstract Full text
Peter Tirrell
Associate Director
Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK 73072-7209, USA
Looking for a Superhero: the search for a new museum director Abstract Full text
Dr Sue-Anne Wallace
Director QUT Cultural Precinct
Queensland University of Technology
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
University Museums at the Crossroads Full text
Cornelia Weber
Sammlungen Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Hermann von Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik
Unter den Linden 6
D-10099 Berlin, Germany
A Renaissance of German University Collections Abstract Full text


Fr. Isidro C. Abaño, O.P. and Archt. Clarissa L. Avendaño
University of Santo Tomas Museum of Arts and Sciences
Manila, Phillipines
UST Museum: Forefront in the Promotion of Cultural Heritage in the Philippines Abstract  
Damon Garcia, ADLiB Information Systems; Conference SPONSOR
ADLiB Information Systems Abstract
Marta Lourenço, Assistant Researcher, Museu de Ciencia, Universidade de Lisboa, Rua da Escola Politecnica 58 1250-102 Portugal
Terminology In University Museums - Some Reflections Abstract
Eduardo Ramirez et al University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Museum Conservation in the Digital Age: Creation of Video 3D Still Objects and Proposal for the Sharing of Large Scale Resources in Heritage Documentation Abstract  
Brian Shepherd, Director Museum of Childhood, Edith Cowan University, Claremont Campus, Goldsworth Road, WA 6010 Austrlaia From University Museum to National Children's Centre Abstract
Andrew Simpson (1) & Ruth Mawson (2)
(1) Division of Environmental and Life Sciences, Macquarie University NSW 2109 Australia
(2) Centre for Ecostratigraphy and Palaeobiology, Macquarie University NSW 2109 Australia
Macquarie University's undergraduate degree in Museum Studies Abstract Poster
Frank Stadler, former Curator Biology Museum, Macquarie University, c/o 6 Arabian Ave, West Beach, South Australia, 5024, Australia and Kristen Sabiel ANIMALmagic - A creative exploration of the Macquarie University Biological Sciences Museum
Eugenia Stamatopoulou
Environmental Museologist-Conservator, Technical & Educational Institute of Athens
Department of Conservation of Antiquities & Works of Art
Ag.Spiridonos, 12210 Egaleo
(mail to 1 Ampati St, 11741 Athens, Greece)
University Medical Museums... From Tuition to Treasure. Abstract
Stamatopoulou, E.*, Argyropoulos, V., Panagiaris, G., Papadakos, N., Christodoulou, P. The Criminal Museum Abstract
Miguel Zenker
Escuela Nacional de Música, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Xicoténcatl 126, Del Carmen, Coyocán, 04100 México, D. F., México
An Interactive University Musical Instrument Museum: a Proposal Abstract

Last update: 2 April 2002.
Peter Stanbury, OAM, PhD
Museums, Collections & Heritage. Vice Chancellor's Office. Macquarie University NSW 2109 AUSTRALIA
Phone: +61 2 9850 7431 Fax: +61 2 9850 7565

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