Emily McHale

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Besøksadresse Huk aveny 34 Vikingskiphuset 0287 OSLO
Postadresse Postboks 6762 St. Olavs plass 0130 OSLO

I am a PhD student working Jointly at the Museum of Cultural Heritage and the Department of Chemistry as part of the Saving Oseberg Project. My research projected is centered on the development of bio-inspired materials for the consolidation of archaeological wood, with Particular emphasis on the Oseberg finds. I am utilising organic, polymer, analytical and solid-state chemistry two Develop a hybrid material That is not only comfortable two support the mechanically and chemically fragile wood but Also immobilize free-floating metal Ions. I am FOCUSING on lignin-like polymers and oligomers thatwill be compatible with the remaining wood structure in the objects. In order two sacrifice greater Stability I am investigating the use of silanes two crosslink oligomer units inside the wood. Due to the highly degraded nature of the Oseberg wood re-submersion into a solution apr ask impossible on some of the objects so in situ polymerisation as well as lab based polymerisation Followed by impregnation is being Investigated.

Publikasjoner

  • McHale, Emily; Steindal, Calin Constantin; Kutzke, Hartmut; Benneche, Tore & Harding, Stephen Ernest (2017). In situ polymerisation of isoeugenol as a green consolidation method for waterlogged archaeological wood. Scientific Reports.  ISSN 2045-2322.  7 . doi: 10.1038/srep46481
  • McHale, Emily; Steindal, Calin Constantin; Kutzke, Hartmut; Benneche, Tore & Harding, Steve (2017). In situ polymerisation of isoeugenol as a green consolidation method for waterlogged archaeological wood. Scientific Reports.  ISSN 2045-2322.  7(46481) . doi: 10.1038/srep46481
  • McHale, Emily; Braovac, Susan; Steindal, Calin Constantin; Gillis, Richard B; Adams, Gary; Harding, Stephen E; Benneche, Tore & Kutzke, Hartmut (2016). Synthesis and characterisation of lignin-like oligomers as a bio-inspired consolidant for waterlogged archaeological wood. Pure and Applied Chemistry.  ISSN 0033-4545.  88(10-11), s 969- 977 . doi: 10.1515/pac-2016-0814 Fulltekst i vitenarkiv. Vis sammendrag

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  • McHale, Emily; Harding, Stephen & Benneche, Tore (2017). Branching out: Using the Chemistry of trees to preserve archaeological wood.
  • Braovac, Susan; McQueen, Caitlin; Andriulo, Fabrizio; McHale, Emily & Steindal, Calin Constantin (2016). The Saving Oseberg Project – Chemistry for the salvation of Viking Age wooden artefacts.
  • Kutzke, Hartmut & McHale, Emily (2016). Taking a lesson from nature: bio-inspired materials for the preservation of cultural heritage objects.
  • McHale, Emily; Braovac, Susan; Steindal, Calin Constantin; Kutzke, Hartmut & Benneche, Tore (2016). Consolidation of waterlogged archaeological wood with lignin-like oligomers.
  • McHale, Emily; Steindal, Calin Constantin; Benneche, Tore; Kutzke, Hartmut & Harding, Stephen E. (2016). IN SITU PREPARATION OF LIGNIN-LIKE OLIGOMERS FOR THE CONSOLIDATAION OF WATERLOGGED ARCHAEOLOGICAL WOOD.
  • McHale, Emily; Steindal, Calin Constantin; Braovac, Susan; Gillis, Richard; Adams, Gary; Benneche, Tore & Kutzke, Hartmut (2016). Synthesis and characterisation of lignin-like oligomers as a bio-inspired consolidant for waterlogged archaeological wood.
  • Amberger, Maria Laura; Christensen, Mikkel; Hauer, David; McQueen, Caitlin; Braovac, Susan; Kutzke, Hartmut; Hjulstad, Guro; Helgeland, Kirsten Jensen; Teigen, Mårten; McHale, Emily; Steindal, Calin Constantin & Andriulo, Fabrizio (2015). Saving Oseberg Forskningsprosjekt.
  • Grydeland, Ivar & McHale, Emily (2015, 29. oktober). Oseberggrenstandene skal reddes. [Radio].
  • Kutzke, Hartmut; Christensen, Mikkel; McHale, Emily; McQueen, Caitlin & Benneche, Tore (2015). Bio-inspired materials: a new generation of materials for preservation of art and archaeological objects?.
  • Kutzke, Hartmut; McHale, Emily; McQueen, Caitlin; Christensen, Mikkel & Benneche, Tore (2015). Curing wood with wood: wood components as consolidation materials for the conservation of archaeological wood.
  • Kutzke, Hartmut; McHale, Emily; McQueen, Caitlin; Christensen, Mikkel & Benneche, Tore (2015). Learning from nature - on the way to new bio-inspired materials for the conservation of archaeological wood.
  • McHale, Emily (2015). Bio-inspired materials for the preservation of archaeological wood: Lignin.
  • McHale, Emily (2015). Branching Out: Using the chemistry of trees to save Viking Age wood.
  • McHale, Emily (2015). Consolidation of archaeological wood: Development of lignin-like polymers.
  • McHale, Emily; Kutzke, Hartmut & Benneche, Tore (2015). Preservation of archaeological wood: a challenge for bio-inspired materials.
  • McHale, Emily; McQueen, Caitlin; Christensen, Mikkel; Braovac, Susan; Næss, Ellen Marie & Hauer, David (2015). Barnesøndag: Oseberglaboratoriet (Family day: The Oseberg Laboratory).
  • McHale, Emily (2014). Consolidation of archaeological wood: Development of lignin-like polymers.
  • McHale, Emily; Benneche, Tore; Kutzke, Hartmut; Christensen, Mikkel & Braovac, Susan (2014). Preservation of archaeological wood: a challenge for biomimetic materials.

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Publisert 17. feb. 2015 11:29 - Sist endret 26. jan. 2017 10:17

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