Research centres and groups

The School of Art History lends its expertise to leading research at the University of St Andrews.

The Centre for Contemporary Art is based in the School of Art History at the University of St Andrews. It aims to provide a space for staff, undergraduates, post-graduates and post-doctoral researchers to come together and share their interests and expertise in contemporary art, and to devise new programmes and projects in this dynamic and constantly-evolving field of study.

The Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute (MGCI) based within the School of Art History at the University of St Andrews engages in research, education and training in cultural heritage, with a particular focus on museums, art galleries and historic houses, and their collections.

Centre for the Study of Medieval Manuscripts and Technology (CeMManT)

The Centre for the Study of Medieval Manuscripts and Technology (CeMManT) brings together manuscript scholars, hard scientists, librarians, and students to develop new ways of studying the past by employing innovative photographic techniques, chemical and physical analyses, and by harnessing data.

Talking Things

Talking Things is an interdisciplinary seminar about material culture, bringing together scholars from a range of Schools who work on material objects. We meet twice per semester and try to do so in the presence of the things about which we talk.

UK Menstruation Research Network

UK Menstruation Research Network was a 12-month research project (2019-2020) run from St Andrews is dedicated to bringing together interdisciplinary experts on menstruation, organising workshops and laying the groundwork for a more holistic approach to menstrual research in the UK.

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