This thematic series on "Chemistry and Materials for Cultural Heritage" covered:
Development and application of analytical methods and equipment for non-invasive, non-destructive, portable analysis of artwork and objects of cultural significance to identify component materials, degradation products and deterioration markers.
Understanding and prediction of degradation of artwork and objects of cultural significance in order to stop or delay the effects, including development of theoretical prediction models.
Development of treatment materials for artwork and objects of cultural significance.
Editor: Richard Brereton