Cultural Enrichment of the Indigenous Peoples of Peru

Dr Sabine Hyland‘s fieldwork in the Andes has led to the first decipherment of a structural element on khipus (the ancient Andean writing system using knotted cords) in almost 100 years! A khipu is a series of coloured, knotted strings …

April 20, 2017 | Research at St Andrews


Music Planet – exploring research through music

Music Planet explores the broadest concepts of Environment and Music. The series will draw on academic research across all disciplines from arts to social science and science to present new concepts that have an impact on all society. The series …

February 28, 2017 | Events


Virtual Museums

Dr Alan Miller, Dr Karen Brown & Catherine Cassidy | School of Computer Science, School of Art History & Open Virtual Worlds Recent advances in the computational power and graphic capabilities of mobile phones and computers make possible a new …

December 1, 2016 | Art History


History of Psychiatry podcast series launched

This is the first of two series of weekly podcasts beginning in July 2016. The podcaster is Professor Rab Houston of the School of History, a social historian of Britain who has published extensively on the history of mental disorders …

July 25, 2016 | Public engagement


BBC documentation on the Middle Ages

Two BBC television series on medieval subjects: Inside the Medieval Mind (BBC4, 2008) and The Normans (BBC2, 2010), written and presented by world-leading medieval historian, Professor Robert Bartlett of the School of History, have exposed millions of viewers to historical …

November 13, 2014 | Public engagement