Uncover the hidden

25 June 2016 11.00am 5.00pm

Venue:

Blackwell Hall, Weston Library (Map)

Speaker(s):

David Howell; Kate Nicholson

Description

Did you know that, in addition to welcoming thousands of students and academics each year, the Bodleian Library also carries out its own scientific research? Pop in to learn about the cutting edge research taking place. Head of Heritage Science David Howell will be demonstrating the use of hyperspectral imaging for both uncovering hidden details and mapping where pigments are in some manuscript material, and Dr Kate Nicholson from Northumbria University will be demonstrating the Raman spectroscopy being used in the Libraries for identifying pigments.

Booking

This event is free and no tickets are needed.

This event is listed under: Lectures and talks; Free events
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