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Morten Ryhl-Svendsen

Associate Professor, PhD (Conservation)

  • Esplanaden 34

    1263 København K

    Denmark

20142020

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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

Current:

Associate professor at School of Conservation since 2014. Main areas of teaching and research are preventive conservation, and the conservation of photographs.

 

Education:

2007. PhD, School of Conservation, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, in cooperation with the International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, Technical University of Denmark.

2001. Conservator (MSc), School of Conservation, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.

1995. Conservator (BSc), School of Conservation, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.

 

Publications:

Full list of my publications (including those from previous positions) is available at www.ryhl.dk 

 

Previous positions:

2010-2014. Senior scientist, National Museum of Denmark.

2007-2010. Research fellow, National Museum of Denmark.

2004-2007. PhD fellow, School of Conservation.

1997-2004. Conservator, National Museum of Denmark.

1995-1997. Conservator, Danish Museum for Photographic Art, Brandts.

 

 

Research areas

  • Environment's influence on material's longevity, with a special focus on cultural heritage objects.
  • The impact of air pollution on materials.
  • The dynamics of air and climate: from outdoor atmospheric chemistry and meteorology to the micro-environments found indoors.
  • Energy, sustainability and the operation of museum buildings.
  • Climate control in buildings by active or passive means, including the special needs in historic houses.
  • Living conditions, health, indoor environments, and personal exposures, for historic and prehistoric people (e.g., in Viking Age houses).

Research area

  • Conservation
  • Preventive conservation
  • Photographic materials
  • Climate monitoring
  • Air pollution
  • Graphic materials
  • Climate control
  • Archives
  • Museum storage
  • Display cases
  • Exhibitions
  • Data media
  • Conservation of photographs
  • Construction
  • Low-energy
  • Indoor climate
  • Museum buildings
  • Air quality
  • Climate control
  • HVAC
  • Archives
  • Museum storage
  • Exhibition design
  • Ventilation
  • Energy consumption in museum buildings
  • Analysis and deterioration
  • Dosimetry
  • Climate change
  • Climate monitoring
  • Air pollution
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Climate
  • Weather
  • Condition monitoring
  • Cultural and natural heritage
  • Climate
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Condition monitoring
  • Preventive conservation
  • Storage
  • Data media
  • Longevity
  • Preservation
  • Conservation

Projects

Research Output

Distribution of temperature, moisture and organic acids in storage facilities with heritage collections

Hjerrild Smedemark, S., Ryhl-Svendsen, M. & Toftum, J., 2020, In : Building and Environment. 175, 10 p.

Publications: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Mindeord om Tim Padfield, 1937-2020

Shashoua, Y., Scharff, M. & Ryhl-Svendsen, M., 2020, In : BEVAR. 1/2020, p. 32-33

Publications: Contribution to journalJournal articleCommunication

Open Access

Obituary: Tim Padfield (1937-2020)

Scharff, M., Shashoua, Y. & Ryhl-Svendsen, M., 2020, In : News In Conservation. 78, p. 32-33

Publications: Contribution to journalJournal articleCommunication

Open Access
Open Access

Removal of Organic Acids from Indoor Air in Museum Storage Rooms by Active and Passive Sorption Techniques

Hjerrild Smedemark, S., Ryhl-Svendsen, M. & Toftum, J., 2020, In : Studies in Conservation. 11 p.

Publications: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Activities

Statens Museum for Kunst (External organisation)

Morten Ryhl-Svendsen (Member)

Mar 2020

Activity: Membership Membership in review committee

Low-energy Museum Storage Buildings in Denmark: Their design, considerations involved, and lessons learned.

Morten Ryhl-Svendsen (Lecturer)

18 Feb 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation Lecture and oral contribution

The Ulrich Schießl PhD Colloquium in cooperation with The Nordic Conservation Programmes Network

Morten Ryhl-Svendsen (Participant)

22 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Materials Testing Symposium

Morten Ryhl-Svendsen (Participant)

6 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event Organisation and participation in conference

Press / Media

Museernes vikingeskibe kan få grøn pels og smuldre

Morten Ryhl-Svendsen

11/01/2019

1 Media contribution

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Landets fineste kunst ramt af mystiske svovlskader

Morten Ryhl-Svendsen

07/12/2015

1 item of Media coverage

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Landets fineste kunst bliver sværtet sort og skadet

Morten Ryhl-Svendsen

07/12/2015

1 item of Media coverage

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Kunst bliver ødelagt

Morten Ryhl-Svendsen

07/12/2015

1 item of Media coverage

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Danmark i dag: Mystiske skader på kunstværker

Morten Ryhl-Svendsen

07/12/2015

1 item of Media coverage

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