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Serifos Island: An Unexploited Cultural Landscape

by Calliope Oreanou and Panagiotis Frantzis* Serifos is a Greek island municipality in the Aegean Sea, located in the western Cyclades. Serifos is known for its imposing Chora, built on a hill. It is known for its beautiful villages, its picturesque cobblestone narrow roads, the peace and charm of its crystal clear waters; all these […]

Public engagement in Heritage Science: 5 lessons from the Cheltenham Science Festival

By Josep Grau-Bove* The SEAHA Heritage Mobile Lab has spent 4 busy days in the Cheltenham Science festival. It was the first time heritage science features so strongly in the festival, and more than 550 visitors came to the Lab to discuss with SEAHA students. Here the top 5 lessons I take home. 1. Nothing […]

NHSF BLOG: MAY’S POSTS “SPOTLIGHT ON SEAHA”

The National Heritage Science Forum (NHSF) blog posts for the month of May have continued to be a “Spotlight on SEAHA” in preparation for the upcoming 2nd International SEAHA Conference in June 2016. Lucie Fusade (University of Oxford, School of Geography and the Environment) described her research in “Mitigating dampness in historic buildings: when ancient techniques and science come […]

NHSF Blog: May’s posts “Spotlight on SEAHA”

May’s blog posts for the National Heritage Science Forum (NHSF) are a “Spotlight on SEAHA” in preparation for the upcoming 2nd International SEAHA Conference in June. The posts will highlight SEAHA student research with the first post from Anna Pokorska (Postgraduate Research Student, Institute for Sustainable Heritage, UCL) “Spotlight on Plastics”. Keep an eye on the NHSF […]

3D Imaging of Cultural Heritage

In celebration of British Science Week (11-20 March), we are highlighting some heritage science projects, news, and topics that may be of interest. Today, we are highlighting a project “3D Models for Cultural Heritage: Beyond Plain Visualization” that focuses on the use of 3D techniques to aid in the reconstruction and restoration of a terracotta sculpture damaged […]

SEAHA Students: Heritage Science in Action