Susan Braovac

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Phone 22 85 93 40
Available hours By appointment
Visiting address Frederiksgate 3 0164 Oslo
Postal address PB 6762 St. Olavsplass 0130 Oslo Norway

Academic Interests

Conservation of archaeological wood, research into the deterioration of alum-treated wood, climate in museums.



  • I teach a wood technology course through the Conservation Studies program at UiO.

Higher education and employment history

I have a bachelor degree in biochemistry from McGill University, Montreal, Canada (1989) and a Master degree in Object Conservation from Queen's University, Kingston, Canada (1993). I have a PhD (2015) on the deterioration and reconservation of alum-treated wood through the School of Conservation, Copenhagen, Denmark. Since 1995, I have worked as a conservator at the Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo. In the Saving Oseberg project I work as a conservation researcher.


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Published Sep. 11, 2012 2:24 PM - Last modified Mar. 5, 2021 8:27 AM