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Durham University

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)

Staff and Governance

Core Staff

The day-to-day running of IMEMS is the responsibility of the Core Executive Committee, comprising the Director and Associate Directors and the Administrator. 

Publication details for Professor Richard Gameson

Beeby, Andrew, Gameson, Richard & Nicholson, Catherine (2018). New light on old illuminations. Archives and Records 39(2): 244-256.

Author(s) from Durham


This article describes a unique suite of mobile equipment designed for non-invasive, non-destructive identification of the inks and pigments in medieval manuscripts. It explains the circumstances which led to the development of the equipment, outlines some of the findings that have been made with it to date, and summarizes the broader questions that may be addressed and answered with future work.

Full Executive Committee

Our Full Executive Committee is made up of the Core Executive Committee, listed above, plus a number of executive members including:

International Advisory Board

We are extremely fortunate to have be able to call on the help and guidance of colleagues from around the world who help to shape and guide our direction, strategy and international reach. Our current Advisory Board members are: