Imperial College London

Professor Eleanor Schofield

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Materials

Honorary Lecturer







Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus





I am currently the Head of Conservation and Collections Care at the Mary Rose Trust ( I am responsible for the conservation of the Mary Rose hull and associated artefacts, the care and management of the collection and research into novel conservation treatments and characterisation methods.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Simon H, freestone I, Cibin G, et al., 2018, A Synchrotron‐Based Study of the Mary Rose Iron Cannonballs, Angewandte Chemie, Vol:57, ISSN:1521-3757, Pages:7390-7395

Schofield EJ, Sarangi R, Mehta A, et al., 2016, Strontium carbonate nanoparticles for the surface treatment of problematic sulfur and iron in waterlogged archaeological wood, Journal of Cultural Heritage, Vol:18, ISSN:1296-2074, Pages:306-312

Preston J, Smith AD, Schofield EJ, et al., 2014, The Effects of Mary Rose Conservation Treatment on Iron Oxidation Processes and Microbial Communities Contributing to Acid Production in Marine Archaeological Timbers, Plos One, Vol:9, Pages:e84169-e84169

Chadwick AV, Schofield EJ, Jones AM, et al., 2012, Ionic nanoparticles in heritage conservation; treatments for the Mary Rose timbers, Solid State Ionics, Vol:225, ISSN:0167-2738, Pages:742-746

Chadwick AV, Berko A, Schofield EJ, et al., 2012, Application of Microfocus X-Ray Beams from Synchrotrons in Heritage Conservation, International Journal of Architectural Heritage, Vol:6, ISSN:1558-3058, Pages:228-258

Schofield EJ, Sarangi R, Mehta A, et al., 2011, Nanoparticle de-acidification of the Mary Rose, Materials Today, Vol:14, ISSN:1369-7021, Pages:354-358

Schofield EJ, Ingham B, Turnbull A, et al., 2008, Strain development in nanoporous metallic foils formed by dealloying, Applied Physics Letters, Vol:92, ISSN:0003-6951

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