Dr Yvonne Shashoua, Senior Researcher at National Museum of Denmark
After graduating with a degree in industrial chemistry, Yvonne worked as a paint technologist before joining the British Museum as a conservation scientist. She relocated to the National Museum of Denmark in 1998 to specialize in the degradation and conservation of plastics. She has more than 90 publications in this field including a monograph ‘Conservation of plastics-materials science, degradation and preservation’, published by Elsevier. Yvonne was coordinator of the ICOM Modern Materials and Contemporary Art working group for two triennials up until 2008. In 2012, she was a Getty Conservation Institute scholar researching the effectiveness of adsorbents for cellulose acetate film.
20TH January 2016
of the 21st Century?’ by Dr Yvonne Shashoua, Senior Researcher at
National Museum of Denmark