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Dr Kate Nicholson

Associate Professor

Department: Applied Sciences

Kate Nicholson

Key Publications

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  • Colour at Canterbury; the Pigments of Canterbury Illuminators from the Tenth to Twelfth Centuries, Beeby, A., Gameson, R., Nicholson, C. 6 Feb 2018, Manuscripts in the Making, Brepols Publishers
  • New light on old illuminations, Beeby, A., Gameson, R., Nicholson, C. 2018, In: Archives and Records
  • Raman spectroscopic library of medieval pigments collected with five different wavelengths for investigation of illuminated manuscripts., Marucci, G., Beeby, A., Parker, A., Nicholson, K. 14 Mar 2018, In: Analytical Methods
  • Tailored supramolecular gel and microemulsion crystallization strategies – is isoniazid really monomorphic?, Kennedy, S., Jones, C., Yufit, D., Nicholson, C., Cooper, S., Steed, J. 14 Mar 2018, In: CrystEngComm
  • There’s more to reflectance spectroscopy than lux, Beeby, A., Garner, L., Howell, D., Nicholson, C. 2018, In: Journal of the Institute of Conservation
  • Aldred’s Red Gloss, Beeby, A., Gameson, R., Nicholson, C., Parker, A. 2017, The Lindisfarne Gospels, Brill
  • Identifying eighteenth century pigments at the Bodleian library using in situ Raman spectroscopy, XRF and hyperspectral imaging, Mulholland, R., Howell, D., Beeby, A., Domoney, K., Nicholson, K. Dec 2017, In: Heritage Science
  • Illuminators’ Pigments in Lancastrian England, Beeby, A., Gameson, R., Nicholson, C. Jul 2016, In: Manuscripta
  • Pigments of the earliest Northumbrian manuscripts, Beeby, A., Duckworth, A., Gameson, R., Nicholson, K., Clark, R., Meehan, B., Parker, A. 15 Jan 2016, In: Scriptorium
  • Shedding light on medieval manuscripts: Seo nydþearf feala læreð”—Necessity teaches many things.Durham proverbs, DCL B_II_32 f.43–45, Nicholson, K., Beeby, A., Gameson, R. 3 Aug 2016

PGR Supervision

Giorgia Marucci Development of portable spectroscopic techniques and instrumentation for non-invasive analysis in situ of objects of historical and artistic interest Start Date: 01/10/2015 End Date: 07/02/2019


  • Chemistry PhD July 01 2007
  • Chemistry MSc July 01 2003
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2017
  • Member Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2015

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