E-RIHS is about connected research capabilities, innovation, interdisciplinarity,  co-creation and research excellence.

See below a selection of case studies from across the UK showcasing the scientific potential of heritage science collaborations:

Diamond Light Source – projects included York Minster and the National Archives

ISAAC Mobile Laboratory – projects included the British Museum, National Gallery, Tate and V and A

ISIS Neutron and Muon Source – projects included the Uffington Heritage Watch, Oxfordshire County Council and Wallace Collection

SEAHA Mobile Heritage Lab – projects included the National Museums Wales, National Trust and Mary Rose Museum

Effects of fire on building stone – MOLAB and Glasgow School of Art

An innovative approach to the study of materials and technique of five paintings by Édouard Manet – MOLAB and the Courtauld Institute of Art

Hidden Armadas in the Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I – MOLAB and Royal Museums Greenwich

Leman Album Examination – MOLAB and V&A

Imaging of a Concealed Wall Painting – MOLAB and the Church of St Gregory the Great, Morville, Shropshire, UK

Review of the documentation of Goya’s portrait of Don Francisco de Saavedra – ARCHLAB and Courtauld Gallery

Staffordshire Hoard provenance study – FIXLAB and Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery