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Morten Ryhl-Svendsen

Morten Ryhl-Svendsen

Associate professor, Conservator (MSc), PhD


Esplanaden 34

1263 København K



Phone: +45 41 70 19 29

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2007. PhD, School of Conservation, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.

2001. Conservator (MSc), School of Conservation, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.

1995. Conservator (BSc), School of Conservation, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.



Full list of my publications (including those from previous positions) is available at 


Previous positions:

2010-2014. Senior scientist, National Museum of Denmark.

2007-2010. Research fellow, National Museum of Denmark.

2004-2007. PhD fellow, School of Conservation.

1997-2004. Conservator, National Museum of Denmark.

1995-1997. Conservator, Danish Museum for Photographic Art, Brandts.



Research areas

  • Environment's influence on material's longevity, with a special focus on cultural heritage objects.
  • The impact of air pollution on materials.
  • The dynamics of air and climate: from outdoor atmospheric chemistry and meteorology to the micro-environments found indoors.
  • Energy, sustainability and the operation of museum buildings.
  • Climate control in buildings by active or passive means, including the special needs in historic houses.
  • Living conditions, health, indoor environments, and personal exposures, for historic and prehistoric people (e.g., in Viking Age houses).

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