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Ian MacLeod
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Ian MacLeod
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Born in Ballarat, Victoria 1948 educated Ballarat High School and University of Melbourne for BSc(Hons) Ph D and D Sc. Worked at U of Glasgow Scotland on organometallic catalysts for 2 years, Murdoch University 3 years and then 31 years at the WA Museum doing corrosion and conservation research into materials recovered from historic shipwrecks. Pioneered use of in-situ conservation of iron artefacts and interpretation of corrosion products as a guide to wreck site formation processes. Worked with Indigenous communities on conservation of rock art sites with both painted and engraved surfaces
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International Fellow