• DCR - Departamento de Conservação e Restauro
    Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia/UNL
    Edifício Departamental
    Campus de Caparica
    2829-516 Caparica


  • 2829-51 Caparica


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PhD projects

Cultural Heritage Materials; Archaeometallurgy; Conservation Science

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Personal information

Elin Figueiredo is Assistant Researcher at Centre of Materials Research, Institute for Nanostructures, Nanomodelling and Nanofabrication (CENIMAT/i3N) where she conducts research related to cultural heritage materials and degradation processes. She teaches at the Materials Science and at the Conservation and Restoration Departments (Univ. NOVA) on subjects related to analytical techniques and conservation of metals. She is the Director of the journal Conservar Património (indexed in WoS and Scopus). She completed a PhD in 2010 with a thesis related to Corrosion and ancient copper-based metallurgy from the Portuguese territory (Univ. NOVA). She has published more than 50 papers in specialized journals, conference proceedings, book chapters, incl. one Encyclopaedia entrance. She has received 4 awards and participated in more than 10 funded projects from competitive calls.

Education/Academic qualification

Conservation Sciences, Doctorate, A Study on Metallurgy and Corrosion of Ancient Copper-based Artefacts from the Portuguese Territory, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

Award Date: 4 Dec 2010

External positions

Director journal Conservar Património (open-access indexed WoS Scopus)

2019 → …

Membro associado ARP - Associação Profissional de Conservadores-restauradores

2016 → …

Membro associado Sociedade Portuguesa de Microscopia

2012 → …


  • D051 Ancient History
  • Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman, Medieval
  • TN Mining engineering. Metallurgy
  • Tin, Copper, Bronze, Iron, Gold
  • CC Archaeology
  • Mining Landscapes, Archaeometallurgy
  • Q Science (General)
  • Analytical Chemistry; X-ray based analytical techniques; 3D visualization and analysis
  • TS Manufactures
  • From ores to metals; joining techniques; deformation and annealing processes


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