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Synchrotron radiation and neutrons in art & archaeology conference organised by SEAHA partners

SEAHA partners Diamond Light Source & the Mary Rose Trust alongside ISIS Neutron and Muon Source, are hosting SR2A-2018, The ...
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Scott Orr publishes paper on wind-driven rain in Science of the Total Environment

SEAHA student Scott Allan Orr has published the paper 'Wind-driven rain and future risk to built heritage in the United Kingdom: novel ...
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Angewandte Chemie issue & editorial on Heritage Science

Prestigious chemistry journal Angewandte Chemie has published a special virtual issue on heritage science, featuring numerous contributions from both SEAHA staff ...
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Dr Kalliopi Fouseki nominated for teaching awards

SEAHA supervisor & UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage lecturer Dr Kalliopi Fouseki has been nominated for two UCL Union Student Choice ...
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Research on using NIR spectroscopy on Tudor tapestries published in Heritage Science

UCL ISH student Nanette Kissi and SEAHA supervisor Dr Katherine Curran have published research in the journal Heritage Science studying ...
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SEAHA ‘Student Engagers’ at UCL Museums

Four SEAHA students are joining the team of 'Student Engagers' at UCL Museums. Student Engagers are postgraduate research students at ...
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Hayley Simon publishes research on Sychrotron techniques in Angewandte Chemie

SEAHA student Hayley Simon alongside her supervisors and researchers from SEAHA partner Diamond Light Source have published research on synchrotron techniques ...
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Student Laura Arcidiacono co-authors paper in Angewandte Chemie

SEAHA student Laura Arcidiacono has co-authored a paper 'Egyptian grave-goods of Kha and Merit studied by neutron and gamma techniques' ...
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The hunt for Oxford’s retired Emperor Heads is on! SEAHA on BBC News

SEAHA Student Scott Orr, based at the University of Oxford's School of Geography and the Environment, has been featured on ...
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SEAHA & ISH research on deterioration of silver gelatine photographs published in Heritage Science Journal

UCL Institute of Sustainable Heritage (ISH) student Jacqueline Moon and SEAHA supervisor Dr Katherine Curran have published research exploring the ...
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4th SEAHA CONFERENCE PROGRAMME IS NOW ONLINE

In keeping with the vision of the 4th International Conference, SEAHA will explore the development in the heritage science field ...
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Gavin Leong, ‘A day in the life of SEAHA students’ guest blogs for NHSF

SEAHA MRes student Gavin Leong recently guest blogged for the National Heritage Science Forum as part of British Science week ...
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Natalie Brown’s research on Chinese paper characterisation published in Heritage Science Journal

SEAHA PhD student Natalie Brown’s research investigating the chemical and physical properties of 19th and 20th C Chinese paper has ...
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SEAHA CDT Built Heritage’s inaugural Public Lecture

On a snowy 28th February, the SEAHA Built Heritage Initiative welcomed Sjur Mehlum to give the group’s first public lecture ...
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SEAHA Conference Registration Open!

We are pleased to announce that registration for the 4th SEAHA Conference is now open! All the information are available ...
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SEAHA Student to Present Research in Parliament

SEAHA student Cerys Jones has been selected to present her research at the STEM for Britain poster competition on Monday ...
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SEAHA Conference in collaboration with ICOM-CC

SEAHA is excited to announce its partnership with ICOM-CC Scientific Research Working Group in the organizing a roundtable for emerging professionals ...
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NEW LAB AT HERE EAST TO OPEN SOON

There is a new and exciting addition to the SEAHA facilities available for our students: the new Institute for Sustainable ...
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SEAHA MAKES AN IMPACT OVER THE PAST FOUR YEARS

We are half way through SEAHA in 2018, and we've taken a moment to look back at all we've achieved ...
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Research involving SEAHA Student covered in the Media

SEAHA student Cerys Jones appeared on the BBC News on New Years Eve along with Professor Adam Gibson and Dr ...
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SEAHA at Hellens Manor – “The Bugs Observe Us”

This blog post was written as part of a field project at Hellens Manor, Herefordshire, UK, with the aim of ...
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SEAHA featured in Historic England Research Magazine

We are pleased to have been featured in the latest edition of Historic England Research, 'Discovery, innovation, and science in ...
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SEAHA Team & Mobile Heritage Lab visit Windsor Castle Conservation Studios

On 10th October, the SEAHA Mobile Heritage Lab (MHL) visited the grounds of Windsor Castle as part of a cohort ...
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2018 SEAHA Conference Call for Papers-Deadline extended

After Oxford and Brighton, SEAHA International Conference comes back to London! It will be hosted by the Institute for Sustainable Heritage, ...
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SEAHA at UCL Postgrad Open Day 6th December

Interested in finding out more about SEAHA, UCL Institute of Sustainable Heritage, and our funding opportunities? We will be at ...
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World Science Day: SEAHA on BBC Radio Oxford

To mark World Science Day – 10th November 2017 – SEAHA student Hayley Simon appeared on BBC Radio Oxford’s breakfast ...
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SEAHA & UCL ISH student success in the October Board of Examiners

SEAHA & UCL ISH are delighted to announce that a high number of SEAHA MRes students were awarded distinctions by ...
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SEAHA welcomes its fourth cohort of students

This academic year we are pleased to be welcoming our fourth cohort of students to the SEAHA CDT. Seven new ...
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Success at ICOM-CC Conference 2017

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage made an impact at the recent International Council of Museums Committee for Conservation (ICOM-CC) ...
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Student Natalie Brown surveys the collection at the Istituzione Biblioteca Classense in Ravenna

Throughout September SEAHA student Natalie Brown has been conducting an innovative collection survey at Istituzione Biblioteca Classense in Ravenna, Italy ...
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SEAHA Mobile Heritage Lab visits the British Science Festival 2017

The SEAHA Mobile Heritage Lab (MHL) was in Brighton on the 9th September, as part of the British Science Festival ...
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Mobile Heritage Lab visits the National Museum Wales

This blog post was originally published as 'A Mobile Laboratory Visits the Museum', by Dr Christian Baars, Senior Preventive Conservator ...
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SEAHA Mobile Heritage Laboratory visited The National Archives to analyse degraded film collections

On 7th and 8th June 2017, SEAHA Mobile Heritage Laboratory (MHL) visited The National Archives (TNA) in Kew for a ...
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SEAHA student Mark Kearney features on the Conservator’s Podcast

SEAHA student Mark Kearney was recently interviewed by The C word – The Conservators Podcast in episode 9 of their ...
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SEAHA’s Mobile Heritage Lab in The Vyne and National Trust

The Mobile Heritage Lab has pitched up at the Vyne as the roof of the National Trust property receives substantial ...
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2017 SEAHA Conference Breakout Sessions

Now is the time to sign up for breakout sessions! The 2017 SEAHA Conference programme includes two one-hour sessions on ...
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Third year SEAHA students visit Pisa

In March 2017, third year students travelled to the SEAHA partner, CNR-ISTI (Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell'Informazione), Pisa, Italy ...
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2017 SEAHA Conference: Panel Discussion on “Design for Research Impact”

ICCROM will be leading a panel discussion on “Design for Research Impact” as part of the 3rd International SEAHA Conference. The ...
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Registration is open for the 3rd SEAHA Conference

Registration is open for the 3rd SEAHA Conference at the University of Brighton on 19-20 June 2017. This conference follows ...
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SEAHA Mobile Heritage Lab at the British Science Festival in Brighton

Brighton and Sussex Universities will be co-hosting the British Science Festival from 5th-9th September 2017. The SEAHA Mobile Heritage Lab ...
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ICOM-CC Conference 2017: a success for SEAHA students!

SEAHA students will be presenting papers and posters at the ICOM-CC Conference in September 2017 in Copenhagen and achieved unprecedented ...
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SEAHA Student Panos Andrikopoulos makes 40 under 40 list

SEAHA students Panos Andrikopoulos is named as one of the 40 under 40 most promising lighting designers in the Lighting ...
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SEAHA student Cerys Jones involved in recovering the name on an Ancient Egyptian coffin lid

A 3000 year old Egyptian coffin lid on display at Chiddingstone Castle in Kent has been imaged using a multispectral ...
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SEAHA Smell of Heritage Research in the Media

Research showing how heritage smells could be identified, analysed and documented, and thus preserved, was published in a paper in ...
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SEAHA Trip to Isle of Portland 2017

The second year SEAHA students were found to be enjoying the lovely weather and splendid views on the Isle of ...
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The Museum Lighting Symposium and Workshops

We are proud to announce The Museum Lighting Symposium and Workshops; an event organised by SEAHA students and supported by ...
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SEAHA PhD Student is nominated for the UCL Provost Award for Public Engagement

Student Mark Kearney, in the second year of his PhD, was nominated to the Provost's Awards for Public Engagement. He ...
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SEAHA student Panos Andrikopoulos teaching lighting design at Brunel University

Panos Andrikopoulos, PhD student at UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage, is involved as a lecturer in a lighting design module ...
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SEAHA-aligned student Daniel Garside publishes research into museum lighting practice

In his work, Danny Garside reports on a series of interviews with museum professionals who are involved in lighting specification ...
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SEAHA Student Panos Andrikopoulos Gives a Keynote Talk

SEAHA student Panos Andrikopoulos was keynote speaker at the 1st Greek Lighting Design Symposium, 2 Feb 2017. LED technology has ...
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SEAHA on Channel 5

SEAHA student Cecilia Bembibre's research was featured in the first episode of Channel 5 new series Secrets of the National ...
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Scott Allan Orr’s research on moisture meters featured and published in Int. Stone Congress

The 13th International Congress on the Deterioration and Conservation of Stone was hosted by the University of the West of Scotland ...
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Open Access to a Digital Sculpture in Carolien Coon’s Paper in Heritage Science

Despite increased research into the conservation of modern materials in recent years it remains one of the biggest conservation challenges ...
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In Memoriam: Professor David Arnold (1951-2016)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Professor David Arnold on the 25th October 2016. David ...
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Tate Modern to host New Approaches in the Conservation of Contemporary Art (NACCA) event

New Approaches in the Conservation of Contemporary Art (NACCA) is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network through which 15 early ...
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SEAHA Student awarded bursary by Sapienza University of Rome

SEAHA PhD student Danae Phaedra Pocobelli has been awarded by Sapienza University of Rome with the Concorso per corsi di ...
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Hend Mahgoub’s research on Islamic Paper Published in Heritage Science

In contrast to scientific research focussing on European paper, there is a significant gap in our knowledge of Islamic papermaking ...
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SEAHA and the Royal Society of Chemistry engage with schools

The event, run in conjunction with the Royal Society of Chemistry, showcased the use of scientific methods by SEAHA researchers, to ...
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Tate Britain to host Cleaning Modern Oil Paints event

Cleaning Modern Oil Paints (CMOP - a joint programming initiative in Cultural Heritage), in collaboration with the Modern Oils Research ...
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SEAHA Residential 2016

Thirty-six SEAHA students, supervisors and staff attended the annual SEAHA Residential at the Malmaison Hotel in Oxford on October 3rd ...
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SEAHA Microfadeometry Training Day

In collaboration with UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage and the Heritage Science Group of the UK Institute for Conservation, SEAHA ...
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SEAHA student receives Canadian doctoral scholarship award

SEAHA is proud to announce that Scott Allan Orr is in recipient of a 2016/2017 award from the Canadian Centennial ...
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Inaugural SEAHA Special Seminar – a great success!

The SEAHA Special Seminar in Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imaging took place on 30th June 2016 at Wolfson College, University of ...
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SEAHA partner the Mary Rose Museum celebrates reopening

SEAHA partner the Mary Rose Museum has celebrated it's reopening following a £5.4 million revamp. The Mary Rose Museum, located ...
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Cecilia Bembibre wins best poster award at CHEMCH 2016

Cecilia’s poster on volatile organic compounds in museums, presenting research on the significance of smell as part of the heritage ...
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SEAHA Student Carolien Coon interviewed by BBC Science Radio

Carolien Coon, a SEAHA Phd student had first-hand experience of the benefits of disseminating research through the right channels and ...
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SEAHA – Engaging with Industry

The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage & Archaeology (SEAHA) is proud to have ...
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2nd International SEAHA Conference 2016 – a great success!

The 2nd International SEAHA conference took place on 20-21 June at the School of Geography and the Environment at Oxford ...
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SEAHA Mobile Heritage Lab proves a big hit at the Cheltenham Science Festival 2016

The SEAHA Mobile Heritage Lab (MHL) team was delighted to attend the Cheltenham Science Festival which took place 9-12 June ...
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The Mobile Heritage Lab goes to Cheltenham Science Festival

The SEAHA Mobile Heritage Lab has been invited to participate in this year’s edition of the Cheltenham Science Festival, one ...
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SEAHA Special Seminar in Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imaging

SEAHA are delighted to announce a Special Seminar in Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imaging, taking place at Wolfson College in Oxford ...
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SEAHA student Panos Andrikopoulos chairs #MuseumHour

#MuseumHour is a Twitter chat happening every Monday, at 8pm BST focused on museum and heritage topics. SEAHA student Panos ...
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SEAHA Student Cecilia Bembibre Sniffs out Historic Smells

Cecilia Bembibre, 2nd-year SEAHA student at UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage, has recently completed training in chemical and sensory analysis ...
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SEAHA presents the Heritage Science Podcast

Today* marks the launch of the brand new Heritage Science Podcast, a series of monthly 45-minute episodes about all aspects ...
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SEAHA student Carolien Coon interviewed for Scientific American

Carolien Coon, 2nd-year SEAHA student at UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage talks about her research in the April 2016 issue ...
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SEAHA Mobile Heritage Lab visits Brighton for EAC Symposium

The Mobile Heritage Lab participated in the European Archaeological Council (EAC) symposium in Brighton. 50 conference delegates visited the laboratory facilities ...
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Successful SEAHA Year 1 Student Field Trip

Year 1 SEAHA students (MRes year) just returned from a field trip in Herefordshire. We carried out our research in ...
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“Creating Future Masters in Heritage Science”

SEAHA has been described as "ground-breaking" by the Science and Engineering South (SES) Consortium in their recent newsletter. SES is a  consortium ...
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SEAHA STUDENT HEND MAHGOUB TO PRESENT AT ICON CONFERENCE 2016

On the 17th of June 2016, SEAHA doctoral student Hend Mahgoub will present her research  in a talk at the conference of ...
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SEAHA Students to present their research at “Indoor air quality in heritage and historic environments” Conference

On the 3rd and 4th of March 2016, SEAHA doctoral students Sarah Hunt and Yun Liu will each present a research posters at ...
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EAC Student & Early Career Symposium on Digital Archaeology

Call for Papers: Abstract deadline 29 January 2016 16-17 March 2016, Brighton, United Kingdom. The annual European Archaeological Council (EAC) Symposium ...
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National Heritage Science Forum (NHSF) welcomes new Chair

On 16th December 50 people gathered at University College London for the National Heritage Science Forum's second Members & Friends ...
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SEAHA students visit the Wren Library in St.Paul’s

Last week, our first-year students visited the Wren Library in the monumental St.Paul's Cathedral in London. The visit was part ...
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Dates announced for the 2nd International SEAHA Conference 2016

We are pleased to announce that the 2nd International Conference on Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage, and Archaeology (SEAHA) ...
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SEAHA Students launch the Heritage Science Research Network (HSRN)

SEAHA is delighted to announce the launch of the Heritage Science Research Network (HSRN), a SEAHA student led initiative which aims ...
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SEAHA Residential 2015

On the 13th and 14th October 2015, SEAHA welcomed a group of 30 students, project supervisors and colleagues to Brighton ...
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Mobile Heritage Lab takes part in Hampton Court 500 celebrations

Science behind Henry VIII’s tapestries This year Historic Royal Palaces celebrates the Hampton Court Palace 500 year anniversary. As part ...
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SEAHA Conference 2015 – “The Future of Heritage Science” – Round Table Discussion

Following a successful first International Conference, SEAHA is delighted to present the recording of the Round Table Discussion entitled "The ...
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SEAHA Partners with University of Rome Tor Vergata

SEAHA are delighted to announce a new partnership with University of Rome Tor Vergata. With a strong grounding in cultural heritage research, Tor ...
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Churches Conservation Trust wins International Award

Congratulations to SEAHA Partner, The Churches Conservation Trust , who have won an international award at the recent European Heritage Awards Ceremony held ...
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NEW STUDENTSHIP OPPORTUNITES RELEASED!

A number of new, exciting studentship opportunities with SEAHA have been released. Please visit the opportunities page for further details on how to apply ...
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Doctoral course on Sciences and Materials of the Cultural Heritage from Pollution to Climate Change , 5-7 October 2015

The Council of Europe and the European University Centre for Cultural Heritage are holding their final meeting on a series of ...
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SEAHA and Petrie Museum Collaborate for On Light Event

SEAHA are very pleased to announce their partnership with the Petrie Museum for On Light! As well as being able ...
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SEAHA CONFERENCE 2015 – Call for Abstract Submission, deadline extended

The deadline for the call for abstracts has been extended until 5th May 2015. To submit your abstract, please visit ...
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SEAHA CONFERENCE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Registration for the 1st International SEAHA Conference taking place on the 14th & 15th July 2015, is now open. Please ...
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APPOINTMENT OF LECTURER IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IN ARTS, HERITAGE AND ARCHAEOLOGY (SEAHA)

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage is delighted to announce the appointment of Josep Grau Bove as Lecturer in Science and ...
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On Light Event, 2015

SEAHA are pleased to announce their participation in On Light, a two-day UCL festival celebrating the International Year of Light ...
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SEAHA Student 3D Scanning at the Freud Museum

During the week of 23-27 March, our very own Keats Webb will be 3D scanning select collection objects in the ...
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The Freud Museum joins SEAHA

SEAHA and the Freud Museum are delighted to announce that the Museum is joining the family of SEAHA partner institutions ...
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SEAHA, ITN Digital Cultural Heritage and the Heritage Consortium Jointly Organise the 1st SEAHA Conference

SEAHA is delighted to announce that the EU FP7 Marie-Curie Action Project: Initial Training Network on Digital Cultural Heritage (ITN-DCH)  as ...
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1st International SEAHA Conference: Thank you!

Thank you to all attendees, presenters and exhibitors at the 1st International Conference “Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology”, ...
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SEAHA Vacancy

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Science and Heritage to undertake teaching, research and related activities within the ...
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SEAHA Studentships 2015 Announced!

The first four of our of 2015 Studentships are now open for recruitment.  For further details please visit our opportunities page ...
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SEAHA Studentships for 2015 – coming soon!

We will soon be advertising a full range of projects for SEAHA scholarships to start in September 2015.  Please watch ...
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SEAHA Sandpit

Nearly 50 scientists and heritage professionals from the Natural History Museum, English Heritage, UCL, University of Oxford and University of ...
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Arius Technology donates 3D Scanner to SEAHA

UCL's successful EPSRC bid for a Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA) ...
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Welcome to SEAHA!

SEAHA – the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology - is about ...
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Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts Heritage and Archaeology