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Ian Channell Wright MA (Hons) MSc MSc

Manager: Photographic Data Auditing and Conservation

Ian studied Archaeology and Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh, going on to complete a Master’s in Human Osteoarchaeology in 2011. After completing his degree, Ian worked as a professional archaeologist in Scotland and Romania.

After working with the National Museum of Scotland, Ian went on to pursue a second Master’s degree in Museum Conservation from Cardiff University. His postgraduate research focused on the evaluation of sodium dodecanoate as a corrosion inhibitor for archaeological iron.

As a supplement to his degree, Ian worked as an Archaeological Conservator at the Çatalhöyük Research project in Turkey. He has published research on inorganic conservation, carbon and nitrogen stable isotope analysis and the use of analytical science within archaeology and conservation science.

Ian joined the Post-Excavation department at Border Archaeology in January 2017. He continues to take an interest in metal conservation and treatments for corrosion. He is a member of The Institute of Conservation.