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Results: 21 - 40 of 55
  • 24 Nov 2017
    NWO-TTW Grant for Maarten van Bommel

    A multidisciplinary research team coordinated by Prof. Maarten van Bommel (UvA) has been awarded a NWO-TTW grant to develop a 'Toolbox for studying the Chemistry Of Light-induced Degradation'. The so-called 'TooCOLD' ...

  • 21 Nov 2017
    Studying the chemistry of light-induced degradation

    A multidisciplinary research team coordinated by Maarten van Bommel (UvA) has been awarded a NWO grant to develop a 'Toolbox for studying the Chemistry Of Light-induced Degradation'. The so-called 'TooCOLD' project ...

  • 20 Nov 2017
    Bringing a 1930’s film poster back to life

    This summer, two post graduates of the UvA carried out a challenging conservation treatment of a huge, beautifully designed film poster from 1931 in the film related collections of the EYE Filmmuseum. The poster was ...

  • 13 Nov 2017
    Innovations in art research can aid forensic science

    In a special collaboration within NICAS the TU Delft, the Rijksmuseum, the UvA en the NFI have introduced a new method for detecting ‘hard to find’ and concealed forensic traces using a technique designed for ...

  • 3 Nov 2017
    Call for Papers: SBMK Summit 2018

    Scholars, researchers, artists and educators are invited to submit papers for the SBMK summit on (inter)national collaboration: 'Acting in Contemporary Art Conservation’, 15–16 November 2018 in the Netherlands.

  • 24 Oct 2017
    Scientific Methods in Cultural Heritage Research - Gordon Research Conference

    The 2018 Gordon Research Conference on Scientific Methods in Cultural Heritage Research will highlight exceptional methodological research in cultural heritage, which has an impact on fundamental knowledge, ...

  • 18 Sep 2017
    Conservation as a Human Science Fellowship

    Bard Graduate Center, together with the Conservation & Scientific Research Department of the Rijksmuseum, announces a year-long fellowship in the academic year 2018-2019 focusing on developing the idea that ...

  • 3 Aug 2017
    UvA Programme Director in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage Appointed: Clara von Waldthausen

    The Faculty of Humanities, at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has named Clara von Waldthausen the new Director of the Graduate Programme in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage (C&R).

  • 27 Jul 2017
    2017 edition of Science for Curators course well received

    In June 2017, NICAS organised Science for Curators, a four-day course for art historians and curators about the latest scientific methodologies and insights in the study of paintings and paint materials.

  • 11 Jul 2017
    Fifteen Grants Awarded | Cutting Edge Research Fund

    The Faculty of Humanities has awarded grants to fifteen projects from the Cutting Edge Research Fund.

  • 4 Jun 2017
    KIEM Grant for Sanneke Stigter

    Dr. Sanneke Stigter, academic staff member of the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture (AHM), has been awarded a KIEM grant of € 15,000 by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research ...

  • 1 Jun 2017
    KIEM project granted within the NWO Creative Industry research programme

    Caring sustainably for complex contemporary artworks requires an entirely different approach than is typical of traditional art. Using DIAL – a Digital Index of an Artwork’s Life, the project aims to develop a ...

  • 26 Apr 2017
    Metal soaps critical in speed of deterioration of oil paintings

    When you stand in front of an oil painting in a museum, you may imagine that the work is a permanent, immutable object. However, nothing could be further from the truth: oil paintings are subject to slow changes ...

  • 24 Apr 2017
    New NICAS call published

    Interdisciplinary teams consisting of senior researchers of at least one university and one museum can apply for funding for research projects focused on the potential of data science for the research agenda of ...

  • 6 Apr 2017
    Plastics Project

    Each collection of contemporary art and design objects contains numerous artefacts made of plastic. To identify the material composition of the objects specialist knowledge is required, which is often not present in ...

  • 14 Mar 2017
    Call for Papers: Second Issue ICAR

    The International Journal of Young Conservators and Restorers of Works of Art (ICAR) calls for papers for the second issue of the journal. ICAR is dedicated to students and recent graduates of conservation and ...

  • 23 Dec 2016
    Call for Applications: Re-Enactment Replication Reconstruction

    This workshop brings together specialists from the fields of art history, archaeology, conservation, musicology and anthropology. Its goals are to reflect on reconstruction, re-enactment and replication (RRR) ...

  • 9 Jun 2016
    Klaas Jan van den Berg, professor of the Chemical Aspects of the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage

    Dr Klaas Jan van den Berg (1964) has been appointed professor of the Chemical Aspects of the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, with an emphasis on painting, at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) ...

  • 2 Jun 2016
    Ella Hendriks, professor of Conservation and Restoration

    Dr E. Hendriks (b. 1960) has been appointed professor of Conservation and Restoration at the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Humanities, a permanent chair in the Faculty’s Department of Arts & Culture previously ...

  • 20 Apr 2016
    Texel gown belonged to member of royal court of Queen Henrietta Maria

    Archival research has revealed that the wardrobe discovered near Texel belonged to the royal court of the English queen Henrietta Maria. In March 1642 the queen was travelling to the Netherlands on a secret mission ...