Laura Littlefair is a researcher and emerging museum professional, currently studying for a PhD in History and Museum Studies at Northumbria University, in collaboration with the National Railway Museum and Locomotion. Her current research centres around deindustrialised communities that intersect with heritage institutions, and how local voices and communities are intrinsic to its history, heritage, and collective memory. She is also the Training and Events Officer for the Yorkshire Emerging Museum Professionals (YEMP) and Social Media and Marketing Officer, and a Board Member for the Yorkshire and Humberside Federation of Museums and Art Galleries (YHFED), having been the Assistant Curator at Durham Castle Museum and Museum of Archaeology (2019-2021). Previously, she completed an MA in Museum and Artefact Studies (2017-2019) in receipt of the University College Durham Trust Scholarship, and a Bachelor of Arts First Class Honors degree in History, History of Art and Education (2017), both from Durham University.

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