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Catarina Miguel

Researcher (HERCULES - HERCULES Lab - Cultural Heritage Studies and Safeguard)

Fixed-term employment contract

Doctoral Degree: Ciências da Conservação (Universidade Nova de Lisboa - )
Bachelor's Degree: Engenharia Química (Instituto Superior Técnico - )
HERCULES - HERCULES Lab - Cultural Heritage Studies and Safeguard (Integrated Member with doctorate)
Ciências da Conservação; espectroscopia vibracional
Estudo dos materiais e técnicas de produção de manuscritos iluminados
101079148 / Comissão Europeia
acrónimo: E-RIHS IP
em curso até 14/09/2024
KA220-VET-73EB75C7 / Comissão Europeia
acrónimo: ADELE-RS
em curso até 01/05/2024
PTDC/ART-HIS/0985/2021 / FCT
acrónimo: ROADMAP
em curso até 02/12/2024
PCIF/RPG/0079/2018 / FCT
acrónimo: EROFIRE
finished in 31/03/2023
PTDC/ART-HIS/29522/2017 / Portugal 2020 ,FCT ,Portugal 2020 ,Portugal 2020
acrónimo: Cister.Hor
finished in 30/09/2021
PTDC/CTA-GEO/31853/2017 / Portugal 2020 ,FCT
acrónimo: InCarbon
finished in 30/09/2021
C. Miguel*, C- Barrocas-Dias e M.L. Carvalho. 2022. "Haja Luz: singularidades materiais das hagiografias românicas alcobacenses num contexto europeu", em Manuscritos de Alcobaça - cultura, identidade e diversidade na unanimidade cisterciense, pp. 82-102. Lisboa: Direcção Geral do Património Cultural. ISBN: 978-972-776-608-6.
Citation: Miguel, C.; Bottura-Scardina, S.; Bottaini, C.; Valadas, S.; Candeias, A.; Bilou, F. The Power of Combining MA-XRF, Infrared Reflectography and Digital Microscopy to Unveil the Production of the 16th Century Illuminated Charter of Évora: What May Be Hidden under a Painted Surface? Heritage 2022, 5, 286-296. heritage5010015
Cruz, A.J.; Melo, H.P.; Valadas, S.; Miguel, C.; Candeias, A. The Matter from Which an Orange Colour Is Made: On the Arsenic Pigment Used in a Portuguese Mannerist Painting. Heritage 2022, 5, 2646-2660. heritage5030138
Conceição Casanova, Samuel Arrojado Rodrigues, Catarina Fernandes Barreira, Catarina Miguel, Teresa Quilhó & Ana Sofia Tourais (2022) Narrating codex history: the case study of a psalter-hymnal from Alcobaça Monastery, Portugal, Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies, 14:1, 127-141, DOI: 10.1080/17546559.2021.2021590
Helena P. Melo, Sara Valadas, António João Cruz, Ana Margarida Cardoso, Catarina Miguel, Ana Manhita, Yi?it Zafer Helvaci, Cristina Barrocas Dias & António Candeias (2022) Italian Influence in a Portuguese Mannerist Painting (Part I): A New Palette with Original Orange and Green Pigments, Studies in Conservation, DOI: 10.1080/00393630.2022.2133917
E. Figueiredo, C. Bottaini, C. Miguel, A. Lackinger, J. Mirão, B. Comendador Rey (2021), Study of a Late Bronze Age Casting Mould and Its Black Residue by 3D Imaging, pXRF, SEM-EDS, Micro-FTIR and Micro-Raman, Heritage, 4 (4): 2960-2972.
S. Bottura-Scardina, A. Brunetti, C. Bottaini, C. Miguel (2021), On the use of hand-held X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy coupled to Monte Carlo simulations for the depth assessment of painted objects: The case study of a sixteenth-century illuminated printed book, Eur. Phys. J. Plus, 136: 341
S. Bottura-Scardina, F. Themudo Barata, A. Nogueira Alves, C. Miguel *. "Image processing methods integrated to imaging and material characterisation for the study of incunabula illustrations: an innovative multi-analytical approach on a case-study". Ge- Conservacion (2020) 18 (1): 362-374. DOI: 10.37558/gec.v18i1.825.
Catarina Miguel, Whitney Jacobs, Teresa Ferreira, Cristina Barrocas-Dias, Behind the Light - Specificities of the Materialities of a 16th Century Illuminated Antiphonary housed in the Biblioteca Pública de Évora In: O Claustro e o Século: Espaços Fronteiras e Identidades, Conde, Antónia; Magalhães, Olga et Gouveia, António Camões (dir) [online]. Évora: Publicações do CIDEHUS, 2020, pp.45-60. Available on the Internet: . ISBN: 9791036557927. doi: 10.4000/books.cidehus.9976
MIGUEL, Catarina; JACOBS, Whitney Jacobs; FERREIRA, Teresa; DIAS, Cristina Barrocas; CONDE, Antónia Fialho. (2020). Behind the light - specificities of the materialities of a sixteenth century illuminated antiphonary housed in the Biblioteca Pública de Évora. Conde, Antónia Fialho; Magalhães, Olga; Gouveia, António Camões (Dirs.). O Claustro e o Século : Espaços, Fronteiras e Identidades [en ligne]. Évora: Publicações do Cidehus, 2020 (generated 20 mars 2020). Available on the Internet: . ISBN: 9791036557927. DOI:
Catarina Miguel, Whitney Jacobs, Cristina Barrocas Dias, Ana Manhita, Teresa Ferreira, Antónia Fialho Conde and António Candeias, On the Use of Fibre­Optic Reflectance Spectroscopy (FORS) in the Ultraviolet and Visible Range (UV-Vis) for the Analysis of Organic Lake-Pigments in a Mid-16th Century Illuminated Antiphonary ? a Chemometric Approach, Eur. J. Sci. Theol. (2020) 16, 3, 151-164
C. Miguel and A. Candeias. 2019. ?Raman Spectroscopy as a Cultural Heritage Forensic Tool?, em Raman Spectroscopy in Archaeology and Art History, Chap. 13, pp.185-196. Londres: Royal Society of Chemistry. ISBN: 978-1-78801-138-9.
C. Miguel, C. Barrocas-Dias, A. Manhita, T. Ferreira, A. Fialho-Conde e A. Candeias. Behind the Light: Pink-lake Paints? Characterization on a 16th Century Illuminated Antiphonary held by the Biblioteca Pública de Évora ? a Spectroscopic Approach in ESRARC 2019 ? 11th European Symposium on Religious Art, Restoration & Conservation Proceedings book. Ed. M.L.V. Ágredos-Pascual, I. Ruso, C. Pelosi, L. Lanteri, A. Lo Monoco and N. Apostolescu, 2019, pp.117-120. ISBN: 978-88-32029-11-6.
Catarina Miguel, Silvia Bottura, Teresa Ferreira, Antónia Conde, Cristina Barrocas Dias and António Candeias, Unveiling the Underprintings of a Late-fifteenth-early-sixteenth Century Illuminated French Incunabulum by Infrared Reflectography, J. Cult. Her. Volume (2019) 40, 34-42. doi:
M. Nunes, C. Miguel, A. T. Caldeira & T. Ferreira, Analytical and Microbiological Study of two 19th Century Ambrotypes in Web of Knowledge | A Look into the Past, Embracing the Future, Editors: Sara Albuquerque, Teresa Ferreira, Maria de Fátima Nunes, Ana Cardoso de Matos & António Candeias, Sílabas & Desafios, 2018, pp. 129-133. eBook ISBN: 978-989-8842-41-1

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