|Tuesday 15 March 2016, 9:15 - 9:45
Presenter: Aviva Burnstock
Courtauld Institute of Art, UK
Professor Aviva Burnstock is Head of the Department of Conservation & Technology at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, where she took a Ph.D. (1991) and a Postgraduate Diploma in the Conservation of Easel Paintings (1984). She was a Joop Los Fellow at the Institute for Molecular Physics (FOM/AMOLF) in Amsterdam, Netherlands (2003-5). From 1986-1992 she worked in the Scientific Department of the National Gallery, London after a year as a conservator in Australia with the Regional Galleries Association of New South Wales. She has a BSc. in Neurobiology from the University of Sussex, England. She has published widely in the field of painting techniques and materials and aspects of conservation practice.