Monthly Archives: January 2015

TMJ Essay Prize

SAIMS invites entries for its annual Essay Competition, submitted according to the following rules: 1. The competition is open to all medievalists who are graduate students or have completed a higher degree within the last three years. For PhD students the time period of three years begins from the date of the successful viva, but excludes any career break. Any candidate in doubt of their eligibility should contact the Director of SAIMS ( 2. A candidate may make only one submission to the […]

Mediaeval St Andrews App

We are pleased to announce that the new Mediaeval St Andrews App, developed by several SAIMS researchers alongside members of the School of Computer Science is now available for Apple (iPad/iPhone) and on android. The free app brings together a range of resources, research, films, audio interviews, images of objects and 3D digital reconstructions of 22 key sites of the medieval town, including brand new reconstructions of the Tolbooth, the West Port, StAndrews Castle and St Salvator’s College. The previous work […]


The St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies invites applications for the Donald Bullough Fellowship in Mediaeval History, to be taken up during either semester of the academic year 2015-2016. The Fellowship is open to any academic in a permanent university post with research interests in mediaeval history. The financial aspect of the fellowship is a subsidy (up to £3000) towards the cost of travel to St Andrews and accommodation during your stay. Previous Fellows have included Dr Christina Pössel, Professor […]