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Student Opportunities with New Art, Archaeology and Conservation Science Division

ACerS’ new Division, Art, Archaeology and Conservation Science (AACS) Division, has great opportunities for students:  See below for more information:

  • Join the AACS Division:  By joining the AACS Division, you will become more familiar with the division.  All students, whether working in different areas such as corrosion, glass science, materials characterization, art history, building materials, or relating to science, may find value in AACS.  To join the AACS, contact Tricia Freshour
  • Get involved:  AACS is seeking 1 student representative for the AACS Division’s Nomination Committee. This student representative position is light responsibility (low workload) with high visibility.  It is ideal for a student with keen interest in Art, Archaeology and Conservation Science even if he/she has very little spare time.  Contact Dr. Lynnette Madsen if interested.  The position starts in November and will end by April.
  • Upcoming Workshop:  A workshop entitled, Using X-rays to Analyze Cultural Heritage, will be held October 1 – 2, 2013, at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the Cantor Center for the Visual Arts at Stanford University.  Since this workshop is held in California, it should be easier for students to attend.  Any student working in materials, not just ceramics, will learn about the latest research on the use of synchrotrons to analyze cultural heritage, obtain hands on experience with the examination and treatment of synchrotron derived data as taught by Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) staff scientists, and have a tour of the SSRL facility with a particular emphasis on the imaging microscopes at beamlines 2-3, 10-2, and 14-3.  Find out more.  Additional or specific questions should be directed to Marc Walton.  Space is limited, so make your plans today!