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Subject: Postgraduate conservation research seminar

Postgraduate conservation research seminar

From: Edward Then <e.then>
Date: Thursday, October 5, 1995
Postgraduate Conservation Research Seminar
February 1996

The second seminar on postgraduate research projects will be held at
the Science Museum lecture theatre in February 1996.  It covers
current research into analytical techniques and treatments being
developed for conservation.  The meeting is aimed at conservators
and students at all levels.

Topics for this seminar will include;

    *   Analysis of modern synthetic paint media

    *   Atmospheric corrosion of lead roof

    *   Biaxial tensile testing of painting on canvasses

    *   Chromatographic studies of drying oil

    *   Cleaning of  medieval glass

    *   Conservation of aluminium

    *   Conservation of waterlogged wood

    *   Effect of cleaning on the surface morphology of plastics

    *   Effect of sulphate concentration on the stability of
        cellulose esters

Presentations will last approximately 25 minutes excluding
discussion. There is no registration fee for the seminar.  If you
wish to contribute an article or attend please contact

    Dr Edward Then
    Science Museum
    Exhibition Road,
    London SW7 2DD
    +44 171 938 8063
    Fax: +44 171 938 8109
    e.then [at] nmsi__ac__uk

Dr Edward Then
Senior Conservator (New Materials)
Science Museum
London SW7 2DD
U.K

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