Institute for Medieval Research

A white woman, Dr Eleanor Rye, looking at maps and books in the Trent Building Library


Find out more about current and past projects run by the Centre and its members. 

AncientBiotics – a medieval remedy for modern day superbugs? 

A one thousand year old Anglo-Saxon remedy for eye infections which originates from a manuscript in the British Library has been found to kill the modern-day superbug MRSA in an unusual research collaboration at the University of Nottingham.


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Institute for Medieval Research

The University of Nottingham
University Park Campus
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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