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Ss Cyril & Methodius University
Natural Sciences & Mathematics

 Contact data
StreetArhimedova 5 
ZIP, City, State 1000 - Skopje (FYR of Macedonia) 
 Contact person

Dr Biljana Minceva-Sukarova (Professor in Physical Chemistry)
 Employees in RTD
> 100
 Activities in Research and Development

 RTD sectors:
» Materials technology     
» Micro and Nanotechnologies     
» Air Pollution treatment     
» Water treatment     
» Waste management     
» Environment Pollution (Measuring, Health)     
» Food quality and security     
» Pharmaceutics     
» Chemistry     
» Physics     
» Research Services (Consulting)     

 Area of expertise (keywords)
» archaeometry
» (micro) Raman and (micro) IR spectroscopy
» Byzantine cultural heritage: ceramics
» icons
» frescos. Pigment analyzes. Analyzes of fibres (natural & synthetic)
» Analyzes of binding materials in frescos and icons.
 RTD Experiences

 RTD focus of organization
Material Science, Food analysis, Soil & Air analysis

 Description of RTD activities
•Provenance determination of Vinica terra cotta icons using self-organising maps, Ann. Chim-Rome, 97 (2007) 541–552.
•Balkan Archaeometric Network-Monitoring of Byzantine Cultural Heritage, COST Strategic Workshop on Cultural Heritage “Past-Present-Prediction”, Ohrid, R. Macedonia, June, 2007.
•Reoccurence of Efflorescence on Frescoes in Sv. Bogorodica Perivlepta Church in Ohrid, COST Strategic Workshop on Cultural Heritage “Past-Present-Prediction”, Ohrid, R. Macedonia, June, 2007.
• Reinforcement of the Research Capacities of the Spectroscopy Laboratory for Archaeometry, Meeting of the Macedonian National Committee of the International Council of Museums, Prilep, R. Macedonia, May, 2007.)
• Micro-Raman Study of Pigments, Ceramics and Minerals, 2nd National Workshop on Nuclear Techniques and Other Instrumental Methods in Investigation of Cultural Heritage Artefacts – Case Studies, Book of Abstracts, 16, Belgrade, Serbia, April 2007.
•Spectroscopic Studies of Cultural Heritage Objects in Republic of Macedonia, The International Congress on Spectroscopic Methods for Conservation of Cultural Heritage, Abstract book, 15, Istanbul, Turkey, April 2007.
•The Application of Micro-Raman Spectroscopy in Analysis of Archaeological Objects

 Experiences in international Programmes
1984-1997 British Council - ALIS link grants;
2001-2004 NATO Science program;
2001-2003 and 2003-2005 TUBITAK (Turkish science program),
COST-G8 action COST Action G8 titled: Non-destructive analysis and testing of museum objects.2005-2006; (Managment Committe member)
•COST D42 action: Chemical Interactions between Cultural Artefacts and Indoor Environment ENVIART - (2006 - 2111); (Managment Committe member)
•April 2007-April 2009: FP6-2005-INCO-WBC/SSA-3: Reinforcement of the Research Capacities of the Spectroscopy Laboratory for Archaeometry, Contract No PL 043642-FORCA SPECLAB
Sept. 2007- Sept.2009; Tempus Joint European project 2006: Education System in Forensic Sciences for the Republic of Macedonia - JEP_41105_2006 : EDU_FOR_MAK

 Organisation is/was involved in projects funded by the following RTD programmes
  Coordinator  Partner 
EU Framework Programme (FP)
National RTD Programmes

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2007-09-12 / 2008-12-12