Date(s) - 03/09/2018 - 07/09/2018
The Eldon Buliding, University of Portsmouth
Diamond is delighted to hosting, together with the Mary Rose Trust and ISIS Neutron and Muon Source, SR2A-2018 – The 8th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation in Art and Archaeology.
The conference will take place in Portsmouth from the 3rd to 7th September 2018. It will include four days of oral presentations, a poster session and the opportunity to visit the facilities at Diamond Light Source and ISIS as well as the wealth attractions at the Historic Dockyards of Portsmouth.
The SR2A as a conference series focuses on the innovative use of synchrotron and neutron radiation to investigate artistic and archaeological materials and artefacts. SR2A 2018 will specifically focus on New & Complimentary Analytical Techniques, New Conservation Treatments and Monitoring, Non-Destructive Versus Destructive analysis, and Archaeological and Paleontological Advances.The conference is open to all interested professionals, including archaeologists, conservation scientists, conservators, geochemists and material scientists, researchers with experience utilising large-scale research facilities and other analytical techniques, curators, cultural heritage managers, art historians, students, potential users of large facilities.