Rachel Sawicki

2008 QEST Scholar - Book Conservation

Rachel worked as an Assistant Conservation Technician at the Bodleian Library for three years before she undertook the Conservation MA at West Dean College, specialising in the conservation of books and library materials. A QEST Scholarship supported her during her studies.

After an internship with Chester Beatty Conservation, she worked as a book conservator for CBL, focusing on the conservation of Islamic manuscripts. She is currently working at the National Library of Australia as Exhibitions Conservator, where she continues with her love of conserving historic books.