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Early Materials, Technology and Conservation Research Group

We are collaborating on projects across periods and cultures, using the latest cutting edge techniques to recreate technologies and sensitively conserve artefacts.

Our internationally respected specialists in Early Materials, Technologies and Conservation are collaborating on projects across periods and cultures, using the latest cutting edge techniques to recreate technologies and sensitively conserve artefacts.

Our work is advancing the understanding of how past materials and technologies were used in the UK, Europe and Egypt, and of the corrosion and conservation of materials in the present.

Projects include:

  • Cardiff Museum Conservation Project
  • Collection surveys; theory and practice
  • Corrosion and stabilisation of archaeological iron
  • Disaster planning for museums
  • Early glass in Egypt
  • Manufacturing technology and corrosion of ancient Greek helmets
  • Faience production in Roman Memphis (Egypt)
  • Hot-tinning practices in antiquity
  • Potential of neutron diffraction as means of non-destructive analysis
  • Stabilisation of archaeological iron
  • Sustainable practice in conservation and collection care
  • The ss Great Britain: corrosion and conservation
  • Technology and corrosion of Egyptian faience

Staff academaidd

Yr Athro Jane Henderson

Yr Athro Jane Henderson

Senior Lecturer (organiser)

Email
hendersonlj@caerdydd.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 5629
Yr Athro Paul Nicholson

Yr Athro Paul Nicholson

Professor in Archaeology

Email
nicholsonpt@caerdydd.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 4582
Phil Parkes

Phil Parkes

Senior Conservator

Email
parkes@caerdydd.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 5628
Yr Athro David Watkinson

Yr Athro David Watkinson

Professor (Conservation)/ Deputy Head of School

Email
watkinson@caerdydd.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 4249