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    Monday, March 16, 2009

    To increase Brookhaven National Laboratory's awareness of the accomplishments of women in science and to provide its members with role models of their own, Brookhaven Women in Science (BWIS) assists in the development of policies and practices which enhance the quality of life for Lab employees; promotes a long-term commitment to diversity in Lab staff; promotes the advancement of women in scientific and technical careers; provides a forum for the exchange of scientific, technical, and professional information; encourages students to consider careers in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology; and supports each other's efforts on the job, and encourages each other's successes.

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Brookhaven Women in Science (BWIS) is a diverse and inclusive community that promotes equal opportunity and advancement for all women in support of world-class science.

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  1. NOV

    14

    Thursday

    Brookhaven Women in Science Speaker

    "Conserving, Preserving, and Understanding the Materials and Techniques of Works of Art"

    Silvia A. Centeno, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    4 pm, Large Conference Room, Bldg. 490

    Thursday, November 14, 2019, 4:00 pm

    The talk will discuss what interdisciplinary teams involving scientists, conservators, and art historians at The Met, together with colleagues in numerous other institutions including Brookhaven National Laboratory, have begun to unravel about the permanence of artistic materials in iconic works of art by Rembrandt van Rijn, Vincent van Gogh, Jan van Eyck, Adolph Gottlieb, Margareta Haverman, and others, by joining forces and combining different backgrounds, what the implications of these findings for the conservation and preservation of the works affected are, and the challenges that still lie ahead.