Matija Strlič

Olfactory heritage science (WP6)

Matija Strlič is Professor of Heritage Science and Professor of Analytical Chemistry. In the last 20 years, he has been involved in more than 35 research projects and programmes, attracting ~€50M funding for the heritage science sector. He participated in the Joint Programming Initiative Cultural Heritage and Global Change as Expert and Scientific Group member and co-coordinated the 8th European Conference on Research for Protection, Conservation and Enhancement of Cultural Heritage in 2008. He is involved in the development of the European Research Infrastructure for Heritage Science (E-RIHS) and in the associated infrastructure project IPERION HS. He is Senior Research Fellow of the Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute, Fellow of the International Institute of Conservation and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.  In 2015, he received the Ambassador of Science Award of the Republic of Slovenia.