BA (Hons) Conservation: Books & Paper

All the tutors are well-established professional specialists who work for some of the country’s most prestigious projects alongside teaching in the department. This ensures that the course is both critical and recognises industry standards and expectations. The tutors provide a network of professional contacts that frequently support future employment and placements. The department has an emphasis on contact time with specialist tutors, ensuring that each student has the regular contact and support that studying conservation demands.

You can find out about the Conservation specialist tutors by clicking on their individual profiles listed below, while information about the Art Histories tutors can be found here. Alongside our exceptional team of tutors you will also come in to contact with our expert technicians as well as fellows and artists in residence.

Head of Department
Dr Marina Sokhan

Conservation Science
Dr Tracey Chaplin
Dr David Peggie
Judith Gowland ACR
Dr Joanna Russell ACR

Conservation Ethics, philosophy, Preventive Conservation
Edward Cheese ACR
Katy Lithgow ACR
Dr Naomi Luxford

Books Conservation
Jim Bloxam

Christopher Harvey
Shaun Thompson 

Paper Conservation
Judith Gowland ACR – Leading Tutor
Piers Townsend ACR

Craft Skills
Amanda Brannan
Sarah Davis
Rosella Garavaglia
Jason Hicklin
Bridget Mitchell ACR
Richard Nichols ACR
Cheryl Porter
Shaun Thompson



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