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School of Art History - Museum and Gallery Studies

The following list contains the titles of theses and dissertations that have been written for MLitt, MPhil and PhD degrees in Museum and Gallery Studies, including University library classmarks where applicable.

MLitt

ALLAN, Louise
Travels and Explorations of Andrew Goldie (2010)

ALLERSTON, Patricia
The Ring Net (1991) Th NX180.F5A6

ASANTE, Sheila
It didn't happen here! Revealing the "hidden histories" of Edinburgh's links with the transatlantic slave trade (2007)

ATWATER, Claire
Beyond Bagpipes and Braveheart Understanding Scottish Identity Through Museums: A Comparative Case Study (2009)

AYERS, David
Two Extraordinary Houses, Three Remarkable Architects: Blackwell and Gamble House, Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott and Charles Sumner and Henry Mather Green (2005)

BARNES, Kristie
Attracting the Teachers: Primary School Visits to Museums in Fife (2003)

BATES-WILDING, Shelley
Cause and Effect: The provisions of Access and Learning within Registered Highland Independent Museums (2004)

BELL, Adam
Oral History in Northern Ireland's Registered Museums: An overview and assessment (2005)

BERGER, Rebecca
The New Social History and the Historic House Museum (2011)

BONTKE, Ann
"Artistic Endeavours: The Fine Art Exhibitions of Ayr Carnegie Library 1895-1914" (2010)

BOUZA, Sanda Helen
Public response to the display of human remains in museums: recent versus ancient dead (2008)

BOWDLER, Anna
Profit-Making Events in the Museum and Heritage Sector: Focusing specifically on: The National Museums of Scotland, National Galleries of Scotland, Historic Scotland and National Trust for Scotland (2005)

BOYD, Ailsa M.S.
Broughton House: The development of an historic house museum (2005)

BREINGAN, Adrienne
The interpretation of the Middle Ages in museums (2008)

BREMNER, Duncan
Examining Engagement: participation with under-represented groups in Scotland (2009)

BRIGGS, Candace
A Portrait of a Scottish Victorian Home: The Invermay Inventory of 1864 (2001)

BRIMMER, Caroline
How did the change of Government in Britain in 1997 affect the provision of education in the Museum and Gallery sector? (2005)

BROMAGE, Sarah
How a Costume Collection is Formed - Two very different clothing Styles and Collections. Based on the Collections of Aberdeen Art Gallery (2000)

BROOK, Kristen
"The Shop Front Architecture of James Gillespie and Scott" (2010)

BROWN, Julie A.M.
An exploration of the concept of the 'art island' in relation to Naoshima, Japan and Orkney, Scotland (2008)

BROWN, Kristina
Making Metadata Work - The controlled standardisation of digital libraries compared to virtual museums: Why is the latter more of an art than a science? (2011)

BRUNE, Marion
The Restoration of William Adam Houses in Various Hands (1990)

BURDGE, Jessica
Curating architecture at the Victoria and Albert Museum (2005)

BURGESS, Christopher
Building on a legacy: An investigation into and analysis of, the collecting policies of single benefactor museums (2006)

BURNIE, John G.
The Development of Quality Assessment Schemes in Museums (2007)

BURWELL, Hilary
Private Money, Public Service: Private investment in museums; issues, methods and trends (2007)

BUTCHER, Rosemary E.
Collecting Drawings: a Survey of the History of the Drawing Collection with a Proposal for an Exhibition of Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century (1993) Th NC53.B9

BUYER, Sarah G.
Tagging Museums: An Investigation of the Interactions between Street Art and the Art Establishment (2011)

CAIE, Sophie
"Techniques and Transparency of Restoration: Through History and Through Modern Eyes" (2010)

CAMPBELL, Andrew Martin
Anatomy Museums: Historical, Cultural and Ethical Perspectives (2001)

CAMPBELL, Susan M.
17th and 18th C. Highland Plaid Brooches in the collection of the Royal Museums of Scotland (1986) Th NK4890.B8C2

CARDIGAN, Laura
What can we learn about the past from visiting historic homes? A study of the portrayal of the life of Mary Queen of Scots (2007)

CARDINAL, Angela
Heritage Interpretation: A Study of Four Historic Houses in Scotland (2009)

CARSON, Sarah
Eerie Tales: The Use of Ghost Stories in Historic Castles (2009)

CARSTENSEN, Kristen
Recreated Inspiration: The Arrangement and Presentation of Artist's Studios (2006)

CHATER, Jessica
"Can Victorian notons of the 'Progress' and 'improvement' be read in the architecture of South Kensington? An investigation into the symbolism behind Victorian Museum Buildings" (2010)

CHEN, Chu-Chiu (Daisy)
The Functions of Museum Publications - a case study on the National Museums of Scotland (2004)

CHEUNG, Ming Wai
A Study of the collaboration between museums/art galleries and art colleges in art education in the 21st Century: Dundee Contemporary Arts and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Deign (2010)

CHRISTIAN, Jessica
Paul Sandby and Scotland (2007) Th N6425.S3C8

CHRISTIE, Odette
Private Spaces, Public Lives: The Artist's Studio as Heritage Attraction (2006)

CLERKE, Rachel Ann
Is there a future for natural history collections? (2004)

CONNELL, Ian
Assessment of collection management techniques in the Artists Rooms exhibition (2010)

COOPER, Victoria
A study of authenticity and interpretation in National Trust for Scotland Country Houses (2006)

CRAW-EISMONT, Beverly J.
A brief history of the North American ethnographic collections in six Scottish Museums (1993) Th AM345.E8C8

CROZIER, Briony
A Heritage Strategy for Belfast (2000)

DALE, Amy
Jeleks Oshvitza and Charms: the Balkan Collections of Mary Edith Durham (2003)

DAVIES-WEATHERLEY, Philippa
Romancing the Sea: Identity and Images of the Fishing Communities of the East Coast of Scotland (2000)

DEL PRIORE, Assuanta
The Fate of the Avant-Garde: Contemporary Art in Glasgow and the Postmodernism of Resistance (1993) Th N6768.5P7D3

DONAHUE, Stephen F.
The conservation and curatorial management of Ian Hamilton Finlay's work (2006)

DOWLING, Kathleen Kiernan
Open to Inspiration: Providing Greater Collections Access for Design Students (2009)

DOWNER, Jessica
The portrayal of domestic servants in National Trust for Properties (2007)

DOWNEY, Katie
Training for Conflict Resolution: The ethical principles of training museum workers to facilitate diverse audience responses to collections and displays (2011)

DOWSWELL, Alice
How effectively can disaster planning in museums protect cultural heritage from natural flood disasters? (2005)

DRABYK, Kimberley
British Columbia Museums: The Changing Role of Communities (2011)

DRYSDALE, Amy
"Objects of the Virtu": How Mythology and Reality Influence the Value of Objects in Collections (2008)

DUNCAN, Vikki
Objects of desire: the nature of collecting (2008)

EATON, Alexandra
The Badentarbat Coastal Salmon Fisheries (2002)

ENSIO, Cari
To Rise Again: The story of the Potlatch Collection (2005)

FAIRCLOUGH, Sarah
The Peter Memorial Church (2000)

FINCH, Vhari
Untitled: the on-site interpretation of contemporary art in public galleries (2011)

FITZPATRICK, Elizabeth
How are we going to fund this? An examination of sponsorship (2010)

FRASER, Alison
An evaluation of the doublet exhibition at Perth Museum and Art Gallery (2009)

FRASER, Kara A.
The dissident festival exhibitions staged by Alexander Moffat and John Bellany 1963-1965: A critical examination (2006)

GARST, Meghan
On Location: The Effects of Film on historic and Cultural Heritage Sites (2011)

GASCOIGNE, Emma
Behind the Scenes: Private Museum Practice as Public Display (2010)

GAO, Yi
A First Step: A study of the need for more Information and Communication Technology to improve temporary exhibition publicity at small museums (2005)

GILLES, Catherine
The Highland Revival and the Macdougakk of Dunollie Costume Collection (2010)

GILMOUR, Claire Isabella
Alexander Henry Rind and his contribution to Egyptology (2010)

GILLESPIE, Kate Julia
The Collecting Practices of Art Colleges in Scotland (2007)

GILREIN, Patricia A.
Interpreting Aberrations: commemorating the bicentenary of the abolition of the British slave trade and approaching controversy in UK museums (2007)

GOODHEW, Charlotte
Challenging the conventional museum system: installations by Fred Wilson (2005)

GRAHAM, Lauren
The Price of Freedom: Democracy and the Smithsonian (2010)

GRAY, Rachel
Cultural Heritage in War: The Iraq Museum, Baghdad (2010)

GREK, Sotiria
From the 'Ultima Thule' to a Cultural Borderland: Museum Education in a Devolved Scotland (2003)

GRIEVE, Fiona
The Dealers and Collectors of Glasgow: A Social History (1991) Th N8640.S3G6G8

GRIFFITHS, Megan
Art or Archive: determining treatment for works on paper (2007)

HALL, David
Semantics of space: how do the institutions of art, including physical and historical contexts, impact the interpretation of contemporary and temporary art? (2008)

HAMILTON, Rhona
Housing for the Fishing Community in St Andrews 1840-1936 (2003)

HARVEY, Liz
Have all the painters gone? (2010)

HAWORTH, Lynsey
How does the law of Treasure Trove, particularly the role of the Scottish Archaeological Finds Allocation panel, affect the development of the archaeology collection at the St Andrews Museum? (2008)

HEATON, Sarah
A comparison of Histories and Evolutions (2010)

HUGHES, Harriet
Social Inclusion in Museums and Galleries: Reality or Fantasy? (2000)

INOKUCHI, Satoko
Recent Conservation Practices in the National Gallery of Scotland: A Survey of Italian Paintings in the 15th and 16th Centuries (1993) Th AM145.P2I6

IOANNOU, Ioannis
Art Galleries and the Regeneration of British Cities (2003)

JACKSON, Debbie
A History of Culzean Castle Gardens, Ayreshire (2000)

JONES, Sarah C.
The Chantry Chapel of Henry V: Studies on the Reredos Sculpture (2007)

JUSTISON, Jennifer
A case study of conservation v. access in the Eisenhower apartment at Culzean Castle (2003)

KANE, Michelle
Football Museums: with emphasis on the Scottish Football Museum (2003)

KANEKO, Kazuyo
Japonisme in Interiors and Industrial Design in Britain: E.W. Godwin, C. Dresser and C.R. Mackintosh (2009)

KASIM, Soraya
Learning and Access in University Museums: A Comparison Focusing on the University Museums of St Andrews and Aberdeen (2009)

KAYONGA, Gabriel
Cultural Tourism and its Potential for Rwanda (2009)

KELLOGG, Michelle L.
Sustainability in Scottish Museums (2009)

KIRBY, Sarah
Interpreting Costume to Children (2007)

KOLOKYTHA, Eleni
A study of volunteer induction and training practices and procedures within the National Trust (2006)

LARCOM, Peggy
Shaping Spaces: The Art of Anselm Keifer fro the Studio to the Gallery (2010)

LAURENCE-ALLEN, Antonia
Going public: how exhibitions introduced photography to Scotland (2008)

LAYDEN, R.D.
The Background, History and Purchase of the Three Masted Barque Glenlee (2010)

LE PLEY, Molly Marguerite
A Question of Ethics: The current views of museum and private conservators in the area of retouching (2005)

LEWANDOWSKI, Susan
The role of the print room in art galleries: a comparison of the history of print collecting and display at three Scottish museums: the Hunterian Museum and the National Galleries of Scotland (2008)

LIN, Wei
Differences in Perceived attitudes towards University Art Museums in the UK and China (2010)

MacDONALD, Donald Alistair
A Brief History of Stained Glass: The St Andrews Experience in Context (1999)

MACKAY, Lyndsey
Visitors are doing it for themselves: How can user-generated content create new narratives for collections and increase audience engagement (2010)

MacKINNON, Ann M.
The Kelp Industry on Lord MacDonald's Estates 1740-1815 (2002)

MAGUIRE, Elizabeth Anne
Cultural Heritage Under Attack: The Ethics of Wartime Curation in World War II France (2010)

MASON, Claire
Rousham Oxfordshire: Preserving its place in History (1991) Th SB469.35G7R7M2

MASON, Deborah
Victorian Anatomy: What Caused the Demise of the 19th Century Public Anatomy Museums, and What Effect Has it Had on the Exhibitions of Today? (2011)

MATTHIE, Paige
Depth of Flavour: The Case for putting food back in historic kitchens (2010)

MAYHEW, Charlotte E.J.
The Effects of Economic and Social Developments in the Seventeenth Century on British Amateur Embroideries, with Particular Reference to the Collections in the National Museums of Scotland (1989) Th NK9243.M2

McGUGAN, Crawford John
Beyond the White Cube: Theory and Practice (2000)

MCKAY, Judy L.
A sporting chance? How do subject specific museums, such as sports museums, compete with other museums to attract visitors? (2004)

McKELLAR, Fiona
Access for all? The Impact of the Disability Discrimination Act on Three National Trust for Scotland Properties (2006)

McLEAN, Pamela Linda
The Drawings of Filippino Lippi (The British Collections) (1995)

McNAIR, Lucinda
Controversy, Legacy and the Audience experience with reference to the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations and the Millenium Experience (2002)

McNICOL, Morag
Animation - Past and Present: Science, Scooby Doo and Social Inclusion (2002)

MEADOWS, Brena
Lifelong learning: an evaluation of museum adult education in Fife Council Museums (2008)

MEEHAN, Nichole
Digitally Enhanced: Making the case for a single, unified and accessible digital archive of Holocaust survivor testimony (2011)

MILLAR, Anne Marie
T.J. Honeyman: Policies Towards the Popularisation of Art and the Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum at Kelvingrove (1992) Th N1315.G6M5

MOAT, Louise A.F.
Adult Education in Museums in Fife and Tayside (1992) Th AM7.A3M7

MORGAN, Keith B.L.
Dean Castle and its Restoration (2000)

MORSE, Lindsey
Breaking the sound barrier: Collecting and exhibiting sound art in Scotland (2006)

MORTON, Joanne L.
Museums for excellence: Learning out with the classroom (2010)

MOYSI, Noli
Museums as a reflection of the local society: The Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation Case (2007)

MURRAY, Katie
A non-renewable resource: The protection of prehistory in Scotland (2011)

NEWLAND, Katharyne
The Furniture Collection at Paxton House, with Special Reference to Haig & Chippendale and William Trotter and Son (1993) Th NK2552.N3

NEWMAN, Elena
Historic House management: Narrative analysis of two country houses in the North of Scotland (2010)

NICKODEM, Natasha
The National Art Collection Fund: A changing role (2006)

NICOL, Lynsey
The impact of Social Justice on the Museum and Gallery Sector in Scotland since Devolution (2004)

OAKLEY, Mel Ruth
An Interpretation of Poland's World War II Museums (2009)

O'CONNOR, Anne
Naturalist contra Biologist: The Rise and Fall of Frank Buckland's Museum of Economic Fish Culture (2000)

ODDY, Zilla
Mary Queen of Scots House, Jedburgh: From Fortified Town House to Museum and Heritage Centre (2000)

OKEKE, Chidi
Museological criticism and museum practice. How can museum practice be informed by museological criticism? With reference to the National Galleries of Scotland and the Royal Museum of Scotland (1992) Th AM151.O6

PAN, Shih-Chien
Museums and their Communities: Scotland and Taiwan (2009)

PARFITT, Alison
Space, Time and other Stories: Learning through live interpretation (2005)

PATEL, Robin
The Means to Keep: Preventative conservation challenges, opportunities and solutions for independent museums in Scotland (2007)

PATERSON, Laura
Teenage kicks: developing teenage audiences within museums (2008)

PATERSON, Lisa
A Study of Authenticity and Interpretation in Three National Trust for Scotland Houses (2002)

PITTAWAY, Catherine
'A National Awakening': a Study of the Vision and Actions of Preservationists in North East Fife, 1919-1939 (1993) Th NA981.F5P5

PITTWOOD, Linda Jean
A study of how working with artists helps museums to achieve their aims and objectives (2010)

POLLOCK, Kathryn
'An eye for more than words': An assessment of the curatorship of the poet John Hewitt at the Belfast Museum and Art Gallery between 1930 and 1957 (2006)

POTTINGER, J. Marie
Understanding Minerals: A Study of the Way Mineral Collections are Presented to the Non-Specialist Visitor (2001)

PRENTICE, Katherine
The Architecture of Industrial St Andrews c.1790-1900 (2003)

RAY, Jennifer
Recreating the past: how staff at living history sites strive for authenticity (2008)

REED, Abigail
From collector to curator: The Classical Antiquities of the Burrell Collection (2006)

RICHARDSON, Harriet
Kellie Castle: Some Observations on its Restoration and Architectural Development (1987) Th NA7746.K3R5

RIMMER, Cate
Fox in the Henhouse: Acts of Mischief and Malice by Artists in Galleries and Museums (2005)

RISTY, Sarah
Blackbeard's Treasure: The Museology of the Metal Artefacts Recovered from the Shipwreck believed to be the Queen Ann's Revenge (2004)

ROBERTSON, Ashley
Sacrifice of Loss and Preservation (2011)

ROBERTSON, Sarah Helen
A Maze to Amaze? Gallery design in theory and practice (2007)

ROBINSON, Claire
An analysis of the representation of crime in museum exhibition display (2008)

ROCKFORD, Jordan
Stilled Life: The Still Life in Photography (2003)

ROSS, Alexandra C.M.
Understanding the space for sculpture in corporate collecting policy (2005)

RYALL, Amy
Initial Teacher Training, Museums and Schools: Encouraging partnerships to enhance education (2005)

SCHOFIELD, Simon Charles
Preserving and Interpreting Historic Ships: A case study of the nineteenth century frigates Trincomalee and Unicorn (2002)

SCOTT, Robert
Life after death: public acceptance of taxidermy as a modern interpretive technique (2008)

SENRA de PINA, Ana Sofia
Displaying Contemporary Art: A journey through some of the finest galleries in Scotland (2002)

SHORT, Angela
Should Museums be Subject to censorship (2009)

SINCLAIR, Nicola Kathryn
An Analysis of Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction at Castle Fraser (2002)

SISWELL, Jennifer Ellen
An Overview of Costume Collections in Scottish Museums and the Public's response to them (2001)

SLOAN, Ria
The look: a study of how Western fashion is represented in museums (2011)

SPENCER, Ryan Joashua
The ethical concerns of time shock in living history museums (2008)

STATHAM, Craig
Digital multimedia and how to incorporate it into a museum exhibition (2005)

STELLA, Sara. C.
Stories from Stour: Narrative theory and practice in the Verdant Works museum (2006)

SUTTON, Johanna D.
Museum documentation, the collection of contextual information about the provenance of objects: the next step? (2006)

SWANSON, Darren
Glover House: Caledonian-Japanese relations from 1864 to the present day (2007)

THONDRAYEN, Nadia
Building as a metaphor for war: a comparison of the Imperial War Museum North and the National Cold War Museum (2007)

TOVEY, Julian
St John Architecture of the Agricultural Revolution: Home Farms and their Estates in North Fife, c.1800-c.1850 (1989) Th NA8202.F5T7

TROWLES, Peter
Muirhead Bone: Portrayer of Modern Life: Glasgow, the Formative Years,1876-1901 (1988) Th NE2045.B7T8

ULLRICH, Mark
The use of art in a health care setting (2005)

VACCA, Sandra
Their story is our story: representing immigration. The Cite Nationale de l'Histore de L'Immigration's Challenge (2008)

WALLACE. Catherine
The Portfolio of Fifteen Drawings by Wyndham Lewis. 1919: an Historical, Technical and Critical Analysis (1990) Th NC1112.L72W2

WATT, Jonathan Mark
The Lost Collections: Research and re-evaluation of the 19th Century geological collections and their collectors in Inverness Museum (2005)

WENLEY, Robert
The Lothian picture collection : history and context (1990) Th ND1246.L7W4

WENNBERG, Harriet H.
A Comparative analysis of Newhailes and the Palace of Holyroodhouse: Mutually Illuminated (2009)

WIGSTON, Pat
Arniston House : reflections on its interiors, 1726-1850 (1996) Th NK2045.A8W5

WILLIAMS, Suzanne
Bursting at the Seams: A study on collecting 21st century cotume in Britain, 2000-2010 (2011)

WOODRING, Lauren E.
Nazi Art Looting and Its Consequences (2011)

YOUNG, Jenny
In Their Own Words: A Contemporary Study of Women in the Fishing Industry in the Late Twentieth Century - An Oral History Approach (2000)

YOUNG, Leslie
The function of the artists' studio in and beyond (2007)

YUILL, Jennie
Art into Life: The Work of Vladimir Tatlin after the Russian Revolution (2002)

M.Phil

BLOMFIELD, Sarah
The Architecture of Scottish University Museums (1999) Th NA978.B6

DIXON, Lucy
David Martin (1737-1797) : a catalogue raisonné of his portraits in oils (1995) Th ND477.M2D5

EDWARDS, Juliet
'The nation's temple' : national museums and national identity, a comparative case study (2005) Th AM56.A2E3

FENTON, Beverley
Hew Lorimer : a special kind of artist (1995) Th NB497.L4F4

GARRINGTON, Victoria
The social and political background to the public commissions of William Trotter (2003) Th NK2536.T8G2

JACKSON, Stephen
Scottish masonic furniture (1996) Th NK2534.M2J2

KOLCZYNSKA, Paulina
Art promotion in new Europe - towards cultural integration : the case of Poland and the Czech Republic (1995) Th N8845.K7

LEE, Karen
The historical development of Zimbabwe's museums and monuments (1996) Th AM91.Z5L4

LU, Ying-Hsui
A study of the major public museums in Taiwan, with a focus on collections care (1997) Th AM133.T2L9

MURATA, Hanako
Museum and Gallery Studies/Early photographs of Japan in Scottish collections (1988) Th TR126.S3M9

PERT, Bruce
John Adamson 1810-1870 and early photography at St Andrews (1994) Th TR140.A4P3

PIMBLETT, E.M.
Taking stock: a study of the current problems of archaeological storage (1994) Th AM131.A8P5

TRANT, Sandy
Selling our Souls: art museums, museum shops and their ethical considerations in the United States and Britain (2001) Th AM122.T8

WATT, Eliza
A comparative cultural approach within fund raising theory : looking at British and American museums (2003) Th AM122.W2

PhD

GRONINGER, Kate
Museum accountability in Britain and America : ethical standards and financial transparency in the twenty-first century (2011) Th AM121.G87

KOZAK, Zenobia
Promoting the past, preserving the future : British university heritage collections and identity marketing (2007) Th L819.K7

MUTCH, Andrew C.
A survey of the development and assessment of the influence of golf as a traditional sporting theme in the pre-1930 decoration of ceramics (2008) Th NK4252.G7M8

NIELSEN, Jane Korsbæk.
Museum communication : learning, interaction and experience (2014) Th AM125.N4 

RAWSON, Helen C.
Treasures of the University : an examination of the identification, presentation and responses to artefacts of significance at the University of St Andrews, from 1410 to the mid-19th century; with an additional consideration of the development of the portrait collection to the early 21st century (2010) Th AM43.S2R2

SCOTT, Helen E.
Confronting nightmares : responding to iconoclasm in Western museums and art galleries (2009) Th N8557.S3

SMITH, Heather
Provisions for visually impaired people in museums and galleries in Scotland : an investigation (2003) Th AM160.S6

TZENG, Shin-Chieh
Comparative research into the museum governance systems of national museums in the UK and Taiwan (2009) Th AM121.T84