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Research interests

Colour in Nature and Art

Conservation of Medieval Manuscript Illuminations

Conservation of Contemporary Art

Historical Dyes

Photochemistry & photophysics

Conservação e Restauro do Património Cultural

Cor na Natureza e na Arte 

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Paint Chemical Compounds
Chalcone Chemical Compounds
Color Chemical Compounds
Pigments Chemical Compounds
paints Physics & Astronomy
Anthocyanins Chemical Compounds
Excited states Chemical Compounds
Salts Chemical Compounds

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Research Output at NOVA 1992 2019

Between Tradition and Innovation: Giving Light to a Visionary Text in the Lorvão Beatus

Melo, M. J., Miranda, M. A., Castro, R., Lopes, J. & Sarraguça, J. M. G., 2019, Manuscripts in the Making: Art and Science. Panayotova, S. & Ricciardi, P. (eds.). Brepols Publishers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Chapter 2: Chemistry of Anthocyanins

Pina, F., Parola, A. J., Melo, M. J., Lima, J. C. & Freitas, V. D., 1 Jan 2019, Steviol Glycosides: Cultivation, Processing, Analysis and Applications in Food. Brooks, M. S-L. & Celli, G. B. (eds.). 12 ed. Royal Society of Chemistry, p. 34-76 43 p. (Food Chemistry, Function and Analysis; vol. 2019-January, no. 12).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)
Microscopic examination
Nitric Acid
6 Citations (Scopus)

A little key to oxalate formation in oil paints: protective patina or chemical reactor?

Otero, V., Vilarigues, M., Carlyle, L., Cotte, M., De Nolf, W. & Melo, M. J., 1 Jan 2018, In : Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences. 17, 3, p. 266-270 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chemical reactors
Chemical reactors
7 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Microspectrofluorimetry and chemometrics for the identification of medieval lake pigments

Nabais, P., Melo, M. J., Lopes, J. A., Vitorino, T., Neves, A. & Castro, R., 1 Dec 2018, In : Heritage Science. 6, 1, 13.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
work of art
data acquisition
Medieval Period

Activities 2011 2011

  • 1 Editorial activity

Revista de História da Arte (Journal)

Maria João Melo (Editor)
1 Jan 2011

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity