Monthly Archives: July 2014

Medieval St Andrews Project Wins Teaching Development Grant for App


The Mediaeval St Andrews App project team, led by Computer Scientist Dr Alan Miller, has been awarded a University Teaching Development Award to help fund a key development phase. Smart phones and tablets are becoming ubiquitous and have the functionality to add a new dimension to learning. They typically contain GPS, a high resolution screen and connect to the Internet. The Mediaeval St Andrews App will enable the synthesis of scene and discourse to provide a new tool for teaching and learning. […]

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Announcing the 2014 SAIMS/ TMJ Prize Winners!


The Institute and the editors of The Mediaeval Journal are delighted to announce the joint winners for their 2014 essay prize! Sharing a £600 prize are Joseph R. Johnson (NYU) and Jamie Page (St Andrews/ Durham). The prize is open to graduate students and researchers who are within three years of having completed their doctorate. This year there were 26 entries and the judges were impressed at the high quality of the submissions. Johnson won for his essay ‘Domestication and […]

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