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Our application process is currently open for entry in August 2014. The application deadline for all Master's degree programmes is 1 May 2014. The application deadline for the Diploma in Academic Research and Methods (DARM) is 1 June 2014.
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Dr Franca Cole
Lecturer in Conservation Studies
Tel: +974 4457 8658
Dr Franca Cole is a Lecturer in Conservation Studies at UCL Qatar. She lectures on introductory and advanced conservation practices, ancient and modern materials, and the technology and deterioration of artefacts. Her research interests include conservation approaches to the deliberate fragmentation of artefacts, the design and implementation of sustainable conservation practices for developing nations, the long-distance trade of beads and textiles, and theoretical approaches to human-artefact interactions.
Dr Cole holds a PhD and MPhil in artefact use in the mortuary archaeology of Borneo from the University of Cambridge and a BSc in Archaeological Conservation Science from the UCL Institute of Archaeology, London. Prior to her PhD she worked for over 15 years as a freelance conservator, in museums and on a range of archaeological excavations countries including Malaysia, Libya, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Peru, Chile, India, Norway and Greece.