Purpose and Principles

The GCI's Science Department carries out scientific research into a broad range of conservation issues, with the overall aim of advancing conservation practice around the world. We work across all sectors of the visual arts, including collections and built heritage, to improve understanding of how the world's cultural heritage was created, how it has altered and is likely to further change with age, as well as to develop and evaluate effective conservation strategies, treatments, and approaches. Read More


Last updated: September 2015