We prioritise world-class art historical scholarship and teaching. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, the School of Art History ranked second among Art History Departments in the UK for research. 93% of the School’s research was rated world-leading or internationally excellent.
Featured research projects
This youth engagement project, co-led by Senior Lecturer Karen Brown, promotes community museums (and sustainable futures) in Costa Rica.
Professor Kathryn Rudy incorporates use-wear analysis in her investigation of how medieval people handled manuscripts.
The displaced histories of African modernist paintings in Scotland's Argyll Collection have been reassembled by lecturer Kate Cowcher.
Professor Laura Moretti led an international collaboration to bring to life three-dimensional (3D) representations in early modern printed books.