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University Pennsylvania SIMS LJS62 ‘Collecting medicinal plants from a Herbal in the Tradition of Discorides

Decoding Recipes Workshop 2023

In October 2023, Dr. Erin Connelly and Dr Christina Lee will be attending the University of Sheffield’s “Decoding Recipes Workshop: Histories of Knowledge and Practice across Time and Space.” Where Dr Lee will chair and Dr Connelly will deliver a paper.

Plants & Prayers Exhibit 2023

Credit: Gill Williamson

From Thursday 30th March – Sunday 3rd September, Lakeside Arts, Nottingham, held the exciting ‘Plants & Prayers exhibit’. This was made possible through the collaboration of University of Nottingham Libraries, Manuscripts and Special Collections with Ancientbiotics’ very own Dr Christina Lee, School of English, University of Nottingham and Dr Erin Connelly, School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick.

Click here to see our Plants & Prayers webpage

Click here to see Lakeside Arts’ webpage

Click here to see the University of Nottingham’s Manuscripts and Special Collections webpage.

Freya Harrison of Ancientbiotics wins WH Pierce Prize 2021!

This year the prize was awarded to Dr Freya Harrison, Associate Professor in the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick. Freya was nominated for her work in translating medieval literature and medical texts to uncover ancient antimicrobial recipes.

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APEX award (Academies Partnership in Supporting Excellence in Cross-disciplinary research award)

UNICAS funds and facilitates interdisciplinary research collaborations involving analytical science