The IMR brings together more than 60 staff and postgraduate masters and research students with diverse and wide-ranging interests in medieval history, literature, theology, philosophy, art and archaeology.
We run a full annual programme of lectures, seminars and public workshops both within Nottingham and at major international congresses, as well as the annual Nottingham Postgraduate IMR Conference.
Members of staff are the editors of the journal Nottingham Medieval Studies
, and the Brepols monograph series Medieval Church Studies
. The IMR also provides grants to support staff and student projects in medieval studies.
The IMR works closely with other research centres in the institution including the Centre for the Study of the Viking Age and the Institute for Name Studies, and also integrates the department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
and the University Museum, which hold significant collections that are relevant to medieval research and teaching.
The Institute is central to a strong interdisciplinary culture for medieval studies across the University, enhancing the research environment and facilitating grant capture; supporting undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and recruitment; and promoting outreach and public engagement for medieval research.