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Research interests

Thesis: Readhesion interventions on wall paintings: assessment of penetration, deposition and bond strength of organic, water-based adhesives on lime-based secondary supports.

Scholarships

2016-18
  • Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation, awarded by the Courtauld Institute of Art

2015-16
  • Headley Scholarship and James Hughes-Hallett Scholarship, awarded by the Courtauld Institute of Art
2014-15
  • Sir Siegmund Warbug and Annual Fund Scholarship; awarded by the Courtauld Institute of Art
2013-17
  • AHRC Block Grant Doctoral Award (fees only)
2013-14
  • James Hughes-Hallett Scholarship and Arbuthnot Bequest Scholarship; awarded by the Courtauld Institute of Art
2012-13
  • Farah and Hassan Alaghband scholarship; awarded by the Courtauld Institute of Art
2009-10
  • Martin Halusa Scholarship; awarded by the Courtauld Institute of Art
2008-9
  • Christian H. Thum Scholarship; awarded by the Courtauld Institute of Ar

Education / Academic qualification

The Courtauld Institute of Art

2012 → …

The Courtauld Institute of Art

20072010

University of Naples “L’Orientale”

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Pigments Chemical Compounds
Imaging techniques Chemical Compounds
Chemical analysis Chemical Compounds
Derivatives Engineering & Materials Science
repair Earth & Environmental Sciences
valley Earth & Environmental Sciences
clay Earth & Environmental Sciences
Xanthones Chemical Compounds

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Research Output 2012 2017

  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 1 Article

Optical and theoretical investigation of Indian yellow

Martin de Fonjaudran, C., Acocella, A., Accorsi, G., Tamburini, D., Verri, G., Rava, A., Whittaker, S., Zerbetto, F. & Saunders, D. May 2017 In : Dyes and Pigments. 144, p. 234–241

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pigments
Imaging techniques
Chemical analysis
Derivatives
Xanthones

‘Developing approaches for conserving painted plasters in the royal tombs of the Valley of the Queens’

Wong, L., Rickerby , S., Rava, A., Sharkawi, A. & El-Din, A. 2012 Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on the Study and Conservation of Earthen Architectural Heritage.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

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repair
valley
clay
gypsum
flooding

‘Examination of the wall paintings in Tutankhamen’s tomb: inconsistencies in original technology’

Wong, L., Rickerby , S., Phenix, A., Rava, A. & Kamel, R. 2012 The Decorative: Conservation and the Applied Arts. Cather, S. (ed.). London, p. 322-330

Research output: ResearchConference contribution