Fighting Corrosion | The cutting edge of conservation science

Dr Schofield is working with PhD student Hayley Simon from UCL Institute of Archaeology and Diamond Light Source. Diamond is the UK’s national synchrotron and offers many non-destructive techniques that can be used to unlock the secrets of ancient treasures and explore ways to conserve artefacts ranging from ancient scrolls, bones, woods, paintings and materials to maritime treasures like The Mary Rose, the famous Tudor Ship sunk in 1545 and raised from the sea in 1982.

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