Publications

Several of the project team are currently working on the first publication of the project, Medieval St Andrews: Church, Cult, City. This book includes contributions from a range of scholars with interests in medieval St Andrews, including: Simon Taylor; Matthew Hammond; Ian Campbell; Richard Oram; Richard Fawcett; Derek Hall; Elizabeth Ewan; Bess Rhodes; David Ditchburn; Tom Turpie; Christina Strauch; Norman Reid; Roger Mason; Isla Woodman; Julian Luxford; Michael Brown; and Katie Stevenson.

It will be published in the St Andrews Studies in Scottish History series, published by Boydell and Brewer for the Institute of Scottish Historical Research.

In 2013 Dr Bess Rhodes, a researcher on the Mediaeval St Andrews project, successfully defended her PhD thesis, The Reformation in the Burgh of St Andrews: Property, Piety and Power. Dr Rhodes’ thesis was awarded the Samuel Rutherford Thesis Prize for 2013-14 for the best dissertation in the history of Scotland or the Scots. Dr Rhodes’ thesis was funded by the Burnwynd Trust and supervised by Professor Roger Mason.

In 2011 Dr Isla Woodman, a contributor to Medieval St Andrews: Church, Cult City, was awarded her PhD for a thesis called Education and Episcopacy: the Universities of Scotland in the Fifteenth Century, which studied the foundation of the University of St Andrews. Dr Woodman’s research was part of a History of the Universities Project and was supervised by Professor Roger Mason.

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