the scientific analysis of cultural heritage


- reflectance + UV fluorescence microscopy
- cross-section preparation + analysis
- FTIR-ATR + FTIR-microscopy
- Raman microscopy
- sample  acquisition
- p-XRF + XRF

materials analysis (inorganic + organic)

Identification of materials and techniques, interventions, characterisation of current condition and degradation products

traditional and modern/contemporary art and design
- paintings
- works on paper
- ceramics
- mixed media works
- metal design objects
- frames

archeological objects
- stone
- metal

- mural paintings

built heritage

- architectural finishes

reference materials
- historic and modern pigments and dyes
- historic and contemporary formulations of artists’ paints

model experiements

- modern oil paints
- paint additives
- environmental monitoring

investigation of degradation products


I live and work on the unceded sovereign land of the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation, I acknowledge their continuing connection to land, water and culture, and pay my respects to Elders, past, present and emerging.