Conservation Technologies at the National Conservation Centre in Liverpool holds regular two-day courses offering students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience of laser cleaning.
The course includes:
an introduction to light and lasers
how laser cleaning works
practical laser cleaning
test cleaning on samples bought by participants
The course, which comprises lectures, case studies, practical work and discussion, attracts participants worldwide.
Courses are normally run four times a year with a maximum of only five places on each course.
Intended audience: conservators, conservation scientists and others with an interest in conservation.
Laser cleaning course dates 2012:
17-18 September 2012
19-20 November 2012
4-5 March 2013
for further information on these laser course contact
Dr Martin Cooper, Head of Laser Technology
or visit the Conservation Centre Website by clicking the link button at the top of this page.
Dr Martin Cooper is a leading authority on the use of lasers in conservation. He has many years practical experience in the field following his doctorate from Loughborough University.
National Conservation Centre
Telephone +44 151 478 4904