Postgraduate taught 

Art History: Technical Art History, Making & Meaning MLitt

Academic staff

Academic staff

The programme is team-taught by University staff and external specialists.

Prof Christina Young Convenor of Programme; Professor in Conservation & Technical Art History

  • 16th- and 17th-century panel paintings
  • 19th - and 20th- century canvas paintings
  • History of Canvas
  • Painted Cloths and Stage Cloths
  • Modern and Contemporary Art
  • Conservation of Canvas and Panel Paintings
  • Applied Conservation Science

Dr Mark Richter Lecturer in Art Analytical Research

  • Artists' materials and techniques, historical studio practice, scientific examination methods used to study works of art
  • 17th- and 18th-century Central European polychrome sculpture
  • 17th- century painting and polychrome sculpture in Golden Age Spain
  • 15th- and 16th-century Northern European painting
  • 12th- and 13th-century sculpture polychromy in Germany

Dr Margaret Smith Lecturer in Conservation Science

  • Materials Science
  • Expertise (HPLC, GC, FTIR, Raman and UV spectroscopy and microscopy)
  • Research and Teaching in Painted Banners, Textile Conservation and Technical Art History