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+​

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
Norcroft Auditorium, Norcroft Centre
University of Bradford
Richmond Rd