Caitlin McQueen

Researcher - Saving Oseberg
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Visiting address Huk Aveny 35 Viking Ship Museum (Saving Oseberg) 0287 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 6762 St. Olavs plass 0130 OSLO

Academic Interests

  • Chemical characterisation of and conservation issues in museum objects
  • Development of new materials for wood conservation
  • Current research focus: chemical characterisation of alum-treated wooden artefacts in order to study the breakdown of alum and other inorganic components such as iron and how they influence wood condition and possible retreatment methods

Background

  • 2016-, Researcher at the Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo
  • 2016-, Research coordinator in the Saving Oseberg project for New materials for wood conservation working group
  • 2014-2016, Post-doctoral fellow at the Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo
  • 2010-2014, PhD in Chemistry at the Australian National University
  • 2005-2009, BSc with Honours in Chemistry at the Australian National University
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