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 October 20, 2017

Applying the tools of forensic science to the task of recovering and preserving cultural heritage objects

English PhD students Alex Zawacki (right) and Helen Davies examine a 15th-century Italian manuscript using a multispectral imaging device. As part of their graduate studies, they are applying the tools of forensic science to the task of recovering and preserving cultural heritage objects. “Without Rochester’s silo-breaking, radically interdisciplinary and supportive institutional culture, my research would not be possible,” says Davies.