Pyrite Oxidation: where are we now?
A day of talks and workshops to be held at the Natural History Museum in London (UK), in association with Geological Curators’ Group.
Pyrite workshop online booking now open
If you would like to book a place on the pyrite workshop on 10th May 2018, then you can now do so at the link below:
The day is aimed at all conservators and curators who work with geological collections, but there may be interest from other museum professionals, students and volunteers.
The morning session will comprise of presentations focussing on current research, recent projects and re-storage techniques. Workshops will be held in the afternoon. Workshop participants will learn how to identify pyrite oxidation, how to undertake dry cleaning techniques, how to create anoxic microenvironments and how to use humidity-controlled environments to slow oxidation rates. The afternoon workshops are aimed at colleagues who have not had the opportunity to specialise in natural history and are less familiar with pyrite oxidation. The morning session is unlimited but the afternoon session is limited to 20 people.
Invitation for speakers and posters
Abstracts will be included in the conference booklet.
Closing date for poster and presentation abstracts: 15th February 2018