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conservation scientist

Joyce Helen Townsend, British conservation scientist. Member of International Institute Conservation.

Background

Townsend, Joyce Helen was born on January 16, 1959 in Glasgow, Scotland. Daughter of Bert and Marion Warnock (Irvine) Townsend.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Natural Philosophy with honors, University Glasgow, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in Technology Art History, University London, 1991.

Career

Conservation scientist Glasgow Museum, Scotland, 1979—1987, Tate Gallery, London, 1987—1992, senior conservation scientist, since 1992. Honorary visiting professor University Arts, London, since 2005. Co-chairman Icon Conservation Science Group, England, 2006—2007.

Vice chairman, then chairman Institute Conservation Science, England, 2000—2006.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author, editor: William Blake the Painter at Work, 2003, Pre-Raphaelite Painting Techniques, 2004, editor, co-editor: various conference papers.

Membership

Member of International Institute Conservation.

Connections

father:
Bert Townsend

mother:
Marion Warnock (Irvine) Townsend