Monica Olvera de la Cruz Appointed the New NU-ACCESS Co-Director2016 SR2A ConferenceNSF-IRES Program Kick-off

Monica Olvera de la Cruz Appointed the New NU-ACCESS Co-Director

Succeeding Katherine Faber, Monica Olvera de la Cruz will join NU-ACCESS as the new Co-Director, along with new Steering Committee members Kathleen Bickford Berzock, Aggelos Katsaggelos, and L. Catherine Brinson.

2016 SR2A Conference

The 2016 Synchotron Radiation and Neutrons in Art & Archaeology Confernce will take place on September 6-9 at the Art Institute of Chicago.

NSF-IRES Program Kick-off

The 2016 NSF-IRES (International Research Experience for Students) cohort arrived in Amsterdam and will stay until July 29 to conduct collaborative research in conversation science.

The Northwestern University/Art Institute of Chicago Center for Scientific Studies in the Arts (NU-ACCESS) is a collaborative endeavor in conservation science that pursues objects-based and objects-inspired scientific research to advance the role of science within art history, curatorial scholarship, archaeology, and conservation. The goals of the collaborative program are to enrich the breadth, scope, and reach of scientific studies in the arts and in the wider field of conservation in the United States and abroad, by leveraging resources at the Art Institute and materials-related departments at Northwestern University. This research and education initiative also provides enhanced training opportunities for participants through involvement in university-museum multidisciplinary programs.


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