UCL Qatar

Student Enrolment

Student Enrolment

All UCL Qatar programmes are currently open for applications. We are pleased to confirm an application deadline of 1 June 2015 for the Library Studies and Diploma programmes, and an extended deadline of 1 June 2015 for the Archaeology, Conservation and Museum Studies programmes.

We recommend that candidates apply as soon as possible before the deadline, particularly students from overseas who will require a visa to study in Qatar, and students who will be applying for any of the UCL Qatar Scholarships on offer.

All courses will commence on 30 August 2015. Please follow the 'Apply Now' link below to submit an application. For further guidance, contact admissions.qatar@ucl.ac.uk.

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Dr Stavroula Golfomitsou

Stavroula Golfomitsou

Lecturer in Conservation Studies
Tel: +974 4457 8695

Dr Stavroula Golfomitsou is a Lecturer in Conservation Studies at UCL Qatar, having developed the Conservation Studies MSc to address the growing need for qualified conservators within the Gulf region. Her own research interests include the conservation and analysis of metals, the use of statistical methods in experimental design, the quantification of errors in non-destructive analysis, and risk assessment of decision-making processes in conservation. In 2009 she was seconded by the Greek Ministry of Culture to ICCROM as Laboratory Coordinator.

Dr Golfomitsou holds a PhD in Conservation of Metals from UCL and a BA in Objects Conservation from TEI Athens, Greece. She has a broad background in the analysis of metals and she has worked in Greece, Malta, Egypt, Turkey, Italy and France. Since 2001 she has taught at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Malta and Greece and she has delivered workshops and seminars in conservation of metals in Egypt, Oman and Peru.

Selected Publications

Rapti, Margariti, Golfomitsou, Pitsiri, Boyatzis, Argyropoulos, Conservation of a Marine Composite (Copper/Textile) from the 19th century Shipwreck ‘Patris in Greece’, 11th Wet Organics and Archaeological Materials (WOAM) conference May 2010, North Carolina, v.2010. 

Golfomitsou and Merkel, Understanding the efficiency of combined inhibitors for the treatment of corroded copper artefacts in ICOM-CC Metal 07 Preprints, Degrigny et al, eds, Amsterdam, 2007. 

Degrigny, Karydas, Golfomitsou, Kantarelou, Zarkadas, Vella, Methodology for the in-situ analyses of historic steel armours with portable milli and micro-XRF spectrometers in ICOM-CC Metal 07 Preprints, Degrigny et al, eds, Amsterdam, 2007. 

Degrigny, Vella, Golfomitsou, Crawford, Characterisation of Corrosion Layers on Historic Steel Artefacts: Application to the Armour Elements of the Palace Armoury, Valletta, Malta in CSSIM Cairo, 2007. 

Golfomitsou and Merkel, Synergistic effects of corrosion inhibitors for copper and copper alloy archaeological artefacts in ICOM-CC Metal (2004 preprints), Canberra, 2004.

Golfomitsou, Preliminary experimental results of corrosion inhibition of copper/copper alloy artefacts from the archaeological site of Kaman Kalehoyuk. in Kaman Kalehoyuk 2000, 2002.