News / Jun 2021
We are pleased to announce two new projects that have been awarded funding from the Small Project Grants funding scheme.
News / May 2021
Talk That Science is a brandnew podcast that aims to narrow the gap between science and society through music.
A microscope used by Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to conduct pioneering research contains a surprisingly ordinary lens, as new research by Rijksmuseum Boerhaave Leiden and TU Delft shows.
Events News / May 2021
We would like to invite you to the PhD defense of Francesca di Cicco on May 19th, 17.00 hrs CET.
News / Apr 2021
The new article 'Integrating expert feedback on the spot in a time-efficient explorative CT scanning workflow for cultural heritage objects' has been published by researchers of the CT for Art project.
Events News / Feb 2021
On Wednesday 3 March 2021, at 13:00hrs CET, Selwin Hageraats will defend his PhD thesis Developing Microchemical Imaging for the Study of Pigment Degradation in Oil Paint.
Events News / Jan 2021
On Wednesday January 27th at 14:00 (CET) Indra Kneepkens will defend her PhD thesis, titled: Masterful Mixtures: Practical aspects of fifteenth- and early sixteenth-century oil paint formulation.
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.