Postgraduate Research at the Kelvin Centre

Our postgraduate research students work across the disciplines of art history, conservation, and scientific analysis. Example areas of investigation include:

  • dyed and painted textiles
  • dress and textile history
  • dye and fibre history
  • artists' materials and methods 
  • painted stage cloths and theatrical design
  • mechanics of painted cultural heritage
  • museum and object collection research
  • conservation of modern and contemporary art.

Please check the research interests of our staff if you're considering applying for postgraduate research study.

Scenes from the postgraduate student research programme at the Kelvin Centre, including work in the labs and presenting research results at conference