Professor Aviva Burnstock
Professor of Conservation, The Courtauld Institute of Art
Aviva Burnstock is a Professor in the Department of Conservation at The Courtauld, London, where she took a PhD (1991) and a Postgraduate Diploma in the Conservation of Easel Paintings (1984). She was a Joop Los Fellow at the Institute for Molecular Physics (FOM/AMOLF) in Amsterdam, Netherlands (2003-2005).
From 1986-1992 she worked in the Scientific Department of the National Gallery, London after a year as a conservator in Australia with the Regional Galleries Association of New South Wales. She has a BSc in Neurobiology from the University of Sussex, England.
She has published widely in the field of painting techniques and materials and aspects of conservation practice.