Well I haven’t posted since just after Christmas, but I’m not going to beat myself up over that. I’ve been studying hard and life is full of priorities. I have been starting to do some research into nanocellulose though and have a great website update today as I have now added the nanocellulose calculator!
Richard helped with it a lot as he did all of the coding for me (and in his typical fashion, over analyzed the calculations), but for the most part the calculations were developed on my own trial and error into what worked and what didn’t based on this article by Rémy Dreyfuss-Deseigne as an initial starting point. What was especially helpful was that Cellulose Lab provided me with a study sample and I have been able to make good use of it.
I will be presenting a 3-minute presentation on some of the best practices I have found up to this point at the Association of North American Graduate Programs in the Conservation of Cultural Property (ANAGPIC) Conference in April and will hopefully be able to post my presentation here afterwards.
I saw some crocuses starting to bloom this past week, spring is here and I’m excited I am nearly done my first year of studies. Time has gone by so quickly.