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Ms Jane Henderson 


Ms Jane Henderson
Position:Senior Lecturer (organiser)

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 75629
Extension:75629
Location:John Percival Building 3.15

Research Interests

  • Care of collections
  • Influence techniques
  • Disaster or Emergency Planning
  • Collections in Wales

Selected publications

  1. Dai, S and Henderson J 2013 Towards a common understanding of standards? in Ashley-Smith, J. Burmester, A., Eible, M. (eds) Climate for Collections: Standards and Uncertainties Postprints of the Munich Climate Conference 7 to 9 November 2012 Doerner Institut Archetype Publications Munich, pp21-33 http://www.doernerinstitut.de/downloads/Climate_for_Collections.pdf
  2. Henderson, J. 2011 Preventive conservation in the UK: the past and the future, La conservation préventive. Une démarche évolutive • 1990-2010 Technè n° 34, 2011 pp 76-85.
  3. Ferraro, J. and Henderson J. 2011 Identifying features of effective Emergency Response Plans Journal of the American Institute for Conservation 50 pp35-48
  4. Manti, P, Henderson, J & Watkinson D 2011 Reflective practice in conservation education, In Pre-prints of the ICOM Committee for Conservation, 16th Triennial Conference, Lisbon 19-23 September 2011, ICOM, Portugal (9 pages)
  5. Henderson, J 2011 Reflections on decision making in conservation, In Pre-prints of the ICOM Committee for Conservation, 16th Triennial Conference, Lisbon 19-23 September 2011, ICOM, Portugal (8 pages)
  6. de Silva, M. and Henderson J. 2011 Sustainability in Conservation Practice The Journal of the Institute of Conservation 34:1, pp5-15.
  7. Lambert, S and Henderson, J. 2011 The carbon footprint of museum loans: A pilot study at Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, Museum Management and Curatorship Vol. 26, No. 3, August 2011, pp209-235.
  8. Henderson J., and Manti P. 2008 Improving access to collections for sampling, IIC 22nd Congress - Conservation & Access, 15 -19 Sept 2008, IIC London pp 115-119.
  9. Henderson, J. 2005 Influence: the impact of language credibility and gender, The Conservator, No., UKIC, pp 63-72.
  10. Henderson, J. and Parkes, P, 2005 What’s in Store?: Towards a Welsh Strategy for the Management of, and Access to, Archaeological Collections, Society of Museum Archaeologists Vol 30 Nov
  11. Henderson, J. New Skills New Influence, 2001 Past Practice Future Prospects, The British Museum, London, pp103-108.
  12. Henderson, J. and Dollery, D. 2000 Growing Pains - The Development of a Conservation Profession, Tradition and Innovation: Advances in Conservation, IIC, Melbourne, pp88-91.
  13. Henderson, J. and Thompson, C.1999 Identifying Factors Causing Damage to Welsh Coal Mining Collections, Industrial Collections: Conservation and Care, CMW & UKIC, pp119-128.
  14. Dollery, D. and Henderson, J. 1996 Conservation Records for the Archaeologists?, Archaeological Conservation and its Consequences, IIC, Copenhagen, pp 43-47.
  15. Henderson, J. 1995 Disasters Without Planning: Lessons for Museums, The Conservator, No. 19, UKIC, pp 52-57.

Government reports

  1. Henderson J 2013 Surveying the Conservation Landscape CyMAL Sponsorship document for, the Welsh Government, Cardiff 36 pages.
  2. Henderson J. and Parkes, P. 2007 (consultant researchers) Spotlight on Museums, CyMAL, the Welsh Assembly Government, Cardiff.
  3. Henderson, J. and Parkes, P. 2004 What’s in Store?: Towards a Welsh Strategy for the Management of, and Access to, Archaeological Collections, CMW Cardiff ISBN 0-9529785-1-2.
  4. Henderson, J. 2000 The Future of Our Recorded Past: A Survey of Library and Archive Collections In Welsh Repositories, Lisc Wales adopted as a document of the National Assembly for Wales.

Edited conference proceedings

  1. Henderson, J. 2010 (ed) Conservation Matters in Wales The Role of Science in Conservation, Federation of Museums and Art Galleries Wales and National Museums Wales  ISBN 978 07504 5757 6 44 pages.
  2. Henderson, J. 2008 (Ed) Conservation Matters in Wales On display: showcases and Enclosures, Federation of Museums and Art Galleries Wales and National Museums Wales ISBN 9780 7504 4565 8. 44 pages.
  3. Henderson, J. 2006 (Ed) Conservation Matters in Wales Challenging Buildings the Search for Solutions, Federation of Museums and Art Galleries Wales and National Museums Wales ISBN 07504 90357.44 pages.
  4. Dollery, D. and Henderson, J. (Eds), 1999 Industrial Collections: Conservation and Care, CMW & UKIC. 166 pages


Commentaries / opinion pieces

  1. Henderson, J. 2013 Intervention Employing the next generation of professionals Icon News September 2013 p13.
  2. Henderson, J. 2010 Scientific method in the transformation from students to professionals Conservation Matters in Wales The Role of Science in Conservation, Federation of Museums and Art Galleries Wales and National Museums Wales pp 7-11.
  3. Henderson, J. 2006 Newtown Textile Museum You will need to wear a Woolly? Conservation Matters in Wales Challenging Buildings the search for solutions p20-21 ISBN 07504 90357.
  4. Henderson, J. 1999 Time is Up for BS 5454, Museum Practice, Issue 10 pp13.
  5. Henderson, J. 1997 What Use are Condition Surveys, Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, Issue 6, p14.
  6. Henderson, J. 1997 Controlling Humidity, Plas Newydd Llangollen, Museum Practice, (4) pp 68-70.
  7. Henderson, J. 1996 Magic Numbers, Museum Practice, Issue 1 pp13.
  8. Henderson, J. 1995 Preventive Conservation, Environmental News, Museums Journal, February, 1995 pp5.

Newsletters / Reviews

  1. Henderson J. 2010 Teaching Conservation at Cardiff CyMAL Magazine CyMAL Museums Archives and Libraries Wales, Welsh Assembly Government, Winter 2010 25-27.
  2. Henderson, J., Thompson, C. 2003 Identification and Care of Miners’ Lamps, Care of Collections Forum, CCF (1) April pp11-12.
  3. Henderson, J. 1999 Time is Up for BS 5454, Museum Practice, Issue 10 pp13.
  4. Henderson, J. 1997 Controlling Humidity, Plas Newydd Llangollen, Museum Practice, (4) pp 68-70.

Textbook / Guidance documents

  1. Henderson J., 2011 Managing the Library and Archive Environment, reprinted in National Art Museum of China Journal, pp110-117.
  2. Henderson J., 2007 Managing the Library and Archive Environment, NPO Preservation Guidance Preservation in Practice series, British Library ISBN 9780712349994 23 pages.
  3. Henderson, J. (Contributing Ed),2002 Benchmarks in Collections Care, Resource 92 pages.
  4. Henderson, J., 2000 Collection Condition Surveys, in Working with Independent Conservators Guidelines for Good Practice, MGC, London, pp13-20.
  5. Henderson, J. 1995 Coping with a Flooded Museum, Coping with Emergencies, UKIC Textile Section. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19455224.2011.566013

Posters

  1. Baars, C., Rachael Rogers, Henderson, J., Bevins, R., Olliver, G, Spillards, D., Jones, H and Gwilt, D., 2013 New Concepts in the management of museum collections, Joint meeting of Paläontologische Gesellschaft and Palaeontological Society of China, 20.9.2013 - 29.9.2013 in Gottingen, Germany.
  2. Verveniotou E., and Henderson J., 2011 “Have I got a pest problem?” Mapping Insect Vulnerability of Costume Collections, A Pest Odyssey, British Museum

Research Projects

Spotlight on Museums.

Distributed National Collections projects:

  • Doliau
  • Linking Natural Science Collections

What’s In store.

Store assessment National Maritime Museum.

Impact and Engagement

Member of the welsh Government’s A museums Strategy for Wales Steering Group: http://wales.gov.uk/topics/cultureandsport/museumsarchiveslibraries/cymal/museums/strategy/?lang=en

European Committee for Standardisation, TC 346 Technical Committee member Working Group 11: Conservation Process 

Trustee representing Wales for Icon the Institute of Conservation 

Trustee representing conservators the Federation of Museums and Art Galleries Wales

Partner with National Museum of Wales and the Welsh Federation of Museums and Galleries in delivering the Bi-annual conference Conservation Matters in Wales. 

Research for Spotlight on Museum contributed to the formulation of the Welsh Assembly Government’s Museum Strategy 2010 

Editorial panel Journal of the Institute for Conservation Icom – CC Working Group Preventive Conservation Group 

National Heritage Science group; member of the training committee 

Welsh Federation of Museums Small Grants Committee 

Students from Cardiff University conserve items from the public collections of museums, galleries, historic houses, excavations, libraries and archives.

Teaching

Part One Undergraduate Modules

Course leader

Contributory lecturer

Part Two Undergraduate Modules

Course leader

Postgraduate Modules

Director of Programmes

Course leader

  • Method in Conservation - 40 credits (HST461)

Joint Course Leader

Contributory Lecturer