• Deadline: Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:00
    Employer: University of Oxford
    Contract Duration: 4 Years
    Contract Type: Full Time

    We are seeking applicants for a 4 year PhD studentship available to start September 2018 to investigate: Preservation of geological collections in museums

    Mineral specimens, despite their apparent stability, are prone to deterioration in museum environments. Currently available methodologies are not suitable for routine collection monitoring, as results are not necessarily replicable, and, in the absence of guidance on suitable storage conditions, triggers for, and the suitability of, conservation actions are difficult to determine. We need a more robust approach to the delivery of...

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