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The secret chemistry of art: unravelling an age-old textile mystery

In the 18th and 19th centuries, the distinctive red hue of Turkey red dye drove a huge industry on a global scale. However, the secret to making the dye has never been uncovered. Discover how Julie Wertz is using historical texts and cutting edge chemistry to unravel this age-old mystery.

Most suitable for ages 16+‚Äč

Time: 14.00-15.00
Date: Monday 7 September

The Jacob Bronowski Award Lecture for science and the arts has been awarded to Julie Wertz by the British Science Association
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Venue
Norcroft Auditorium, Norcroft Centre
University of Bradford
Richmond Rd
Bradford
BD7 1DP