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Sofie Dierickx

PhD Student
Ghent University


Ghent, Belgium


Sofie Dierickx graduated as wood conservator in 2018. She  acquired a passion for ethnographical heritage through her internship at the Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren and a traineeship at the Nationaal Museum voor Wereldculturen in the Netherlands. Currently she is working as a PhD student on the TOCOWO project (Tomography of Congolese Wooden Objects), exploring the possibilities of x-ray tomography as a non-invasive alternative for wood species identification of museum objects.

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