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Investigating, modelling and preventing the damage to metallic objects, ceramics and buildings

Example project

Conservation work on the Mary Rose

The Mary Rose was a warship built on the orders of King Henry VIII which sank in 1545. The well-preserved ship and its contents were salvaged in 1982. Imperial College is working with the Mary Rose Trust to prevent further degradation of the artefacts.

Further reading

Academic expertise

Scientific literature

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