News / Dec 2020
Researchers of the NICAS partner project ‘Fundamental Molecular Understanding of Oil Painting Degradation’ have published a new article where they use infrared spectroscopy to follow the fate of zinc ions in zinc white paint films.
News / Nov 2020
New publications available from NICAS research projects ‘Back to the Objects’ and ‘Assessing Islamic Carpet Production’.
NICAS is an advisory partner of a new SBMK project on the preservation of modern photographic works of art in museum collections.
Job opening News / Oct 2020
New applications welcome for six positions available in the Andrew W. Mellon Program ‘An International Research Infrastructure for Heritage Science’.
News / Sep 2020
We are happy to announce that the new research project ‘Crystallization Damage at the Interfaces of Artworks’ started this September.
The volume represents 46 peer-reviewed papers presented at the Conference on Modern Oil Paints that was held in Amsterdam in 2018.
News / Jul 2020
Research output of the NWO-funded KIEM project Interviews in Conservation Research is now available for research.
With these grants, NICAS launches a funding scheme for projects in which museums and heritage collections collaborate with academic partners.
News / Jun 2020
The NICAS website now includes a Media page. On this page you can watch video registrations of presentations and lectures we organise.
News / May 2020
The study, published in Science Advances, shows how sulfur species in lazurite, responsible for its blue colour, can be measured and distinguished.