Our research projects are undertaken in collaboration with other institutions. Close to home, we work with the John Rylands Research Institute, and further afield we run two initiatives with The University of Melbourne, Australia.
Including 'The Syriac Galen Palimpsest: Galen's On Simple Drugs and the Recovery of Lost Text through Sophisticated Imaging Techniques', and 'Syriac Epidemics'.
A research and teaching project driven by the early European art collections of the Universities of Manchester and Melbourne.
Exploring how images and objects in the early modern period (1400-1700) constructed the foreign, the exotic, the other.
An innovative collaboration with the National Trust's Tudor property, Little Moreton Hall.
Ongoing research into the impact and legacy of the Middle Ages on modernity.
Past research projects and exhibitions
Professor Gale Owen-Crocker's close scrutiny of the Bayeux Tapestry provides unique visual evidence about the story it tells and the techniques used in it.
An exhibition held at the John Rylands Research Institute and Library between 21 January and 21 August 2016.