Rute Correia Chaves is a Ph.D. fellow in Conservation Science, at Department of Conservation and Restoration (FCT-UNL), in partnership with VICARTE (FCT-UNL) and Center for Nuclear Sciences and Technologies (IST-UL), working with chalcolithic pottery of the Lisbon region. Her research focuses in analytical techniques applied to the characterization and preservation of pre-historic ceramics, studing clay materials and production techniques, including soures of raw material. In 2014 she carried out the conservation and restoration of a medieval and modern collection of ceramics from Morroco. Thus, in addition to scientific work, she has extensive experience in ceramic restoration, acquired over more than 8 years, working with pieces of national importance, collaborating with renowned units such as National Archeology Museum, UNIARQ and CHAM.
R. Chaves, J. Veiga, A. Soares (2020). Cerâmicas Calcolíticas de Vila Nova de São Pedro (Região de Lisboa): Caracterização textural e química – Primeira abordagem. Proceedings of the XIII Congresso Ibérico de Arqueometria, Universidade do Algarve, Campus de Gambelas, Faro, 16-19 Outubro 2019.
R. Chaves, A. Lima, J. Coroado, A. Teixeira, M. Vilarigues; N. Leal, A. Karra, A. Monge Soares (2018). Medieval and early modern ceramics from Azemmour (Morocco) – Textural, mineralogical and chemical analysis. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 21, 1152-1162.