UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage


SEAHA student Hend Mahgoub to present at ICON conference 2016

11 March 2016

islamic paper

On the 17th of June 2016, SEAHA doctoral student Hend Mahgoub will present her research in a talk at the conference of the Institute of Conservation entitled “Turn and Face the Change: Conservation in the 21st Century” in Birmingham.

Hend’s topic focuses on scientific characterization of materials properties of Islamic paper and she will present a new non-destructive spectroscopic technique for surveying of Islamic paper based on Near Infrared (NIR) spectroscopy.

This has shown the potential of developing evidence-based preservation policies tailored to Islamic libraries and archives. For more information in the event, please visit the conference website.