Innovation


Definition:

...the action or process of innovating
...a new method, idea, product, etc.

Origin:

From Latin innovare 'to renew'

[Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 2007]


The biographies grouped under this theme focus on innovation in collecting, conservation and sport. Who democratised collecting at the Fitzwilliam Museum in 1909? Who introduced Osiris to a hairdryer? And what was new about horse-racing on Newmarket Heath in 1762?


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Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell


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John Pratt


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Christina Rozeik














The Fitzwilliam Museum : Innovation

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