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Elizabeth Pye

Elizabeth Pye (Principal Investigator)

Elizabeth Pye has an MA in Prehistoric Archaeology and Diploma in Conservation and is a Senior Lecturer at UCL Institute of Archaeology where she coordinates the MA in Principles of Conservation. She leads the conservation team for the international archaeological project at Çatalhöyük, Turkey, has particular interests in heritage and conservation in Africa, and in issues of access to museum collections. She is author of Caring for the Past: Issues in Conservation for Archaeology and Museums, London: James and James (2001), and editor of The Power of Touch: Handling Objects in Museum and Heritage Contexts, Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press (2007).

Jonathan Ashley-Smith

Jonathan Ashley-Smith (Co-Investigator)

Jonathan Ashley-Smith is an independent teacher, researcher and consultant in the area of collections risk.  He is Visiting Professor in the Conservation Department at the Royal College of Art, London.  He is author of Risk Assessment for Object Conservation, Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann (1999). Formerly he was Head of Conservation at the Victoria & Albert Museum.

Dean Sully

Dean Sully (Co-Investigator)

Dean Sully practiced as a conservator from 1985-2000 at Chepstow Museum, the British Museum, the Museum of London and the National Heritage Board of Singapore. Since 2000 he has been a Lecturer in Conservation at UCL and a Conservation Advisor for the National Trust.  His current research focuses on the impact that the conservation process has on people’s lives and involves an adaptation of understanding conservation practice in relation to the goals of community groups. Since 2001 this research has focused on the care of Hinemihi, the Maori meeting house at Clandon Park.

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