David Peggie

Senior Scientist
The National Gallery

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London, UK

MEMBER INFORMATION

David obtained a Masters degree in Chemistry at The University of Edinburgh (2002) and then a PhD (2006) for research into the identification of dyes on historical textiles (in collaboration with the National Museum of Scotland). He joined the scientific department at the National Gallery, London, where he is now a Senior Scientist, using a variety of chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques for the characterisation of materials in support of conservation treatments and for the understanding of painting technique.