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DR Jonathan Kemp


  • Conservation of Cultural Heritage
  • Heritage and Cultural Conservation
  • Materials Conservation



  • Researcher and Lecturer at the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Material Conservation.

    My research and teaching work involves two main strands:

    • exploring open software/hardware 'versioning systems' as models of practice in the conservation of cultural heritage
    • materials conservation with a focus on stone and related materials

    Outputs include open-labs and workshops, creative and scholarly publications, and conference presentations.



Member of

  • Institute of Conservation. Member 2015 -
  • RILEM: The International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures. Member 2014 -


Selected publications


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Westminster 2013
  • MSc, University of Dundee 2003
  • PGDip, Weymouth College 1989
  • CGLI, Weymouth College 1988
  • BA (Hons), University of Nottingham 1984