Identification of ancient or traditional durable mortars and development of sustainable technologies for either industrial production and application in conservation and restoration treatments of historical buildings

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    Università degli Studi Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
    18/06/2020 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
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The proposed research aims to assess the nature, typology, composition and residual performance of masonry mortars and plaster applyed in the past to built historical buildings located at regional level. Subsequently, based on the data acquired and always in the context of sustainability, a new binders will be prepared by a suitable conversion process and the performance evaluated according to the current legislation in order to verify the compatibility index with the existing ones. In summary, starting from some natural or artificial raw materials based on clay and limestone of wide diffusion and availability at regional level, sustainable inorganic binders based on hydraulic lime, roman cement and / or belite cement will be synthesized. Particular attention will be paid to the evaluation of the nature and composition of the starting material in order to maximize the content of active hydraulic components in the final product

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Eligibility criteria

Curriculum evaluation and interview

Eligible destination country/ies for fellows:

  • Italy

Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residence:

  • Italy

Eligibility of fellows: nationality/ies:

  • Italy

Selection process

The evaluation criteria of the individual commissions are determined, in order to determine the ranking, expressed in hundredths, in the framework of the following:
• Up to a maximum of 70 points for the titles, for the attribution of which the criteria established by the Commission must provide for the following distribution up to a maximum of:
20 points for the research doctorate
10 points for the degree grade
35 points for publications relevant to the scientific area related to the specific competition
5 points for other qualifications related to the research activity to be carried out.
• up to a maximum of 30 points for the interview, through which the Commission will have to assess the aptitude for research in the scientific area.

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EURAXESS offer ID: 471818
Posting organisation offer ID: 160171


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