“This research is helping to define and establish my academic identity. It is a badge of honour that the grant was awarded by the RSE”

Project Highlight: Iona Primary School P5-P7 show off their artwork at the end of a workshop with Sally Foster and Stuart Jeffrey. Photo: Rod McCullagh

Background image by permission of Iona Primary School. Sally Foster is a Lecturer in Heritage and Conservation at the University of Stirling. In 2016, she received an Arts and Humanities Small Grant Award which enabled her, alongside collaborators Professor Siân Jones and Dr Stuart Jeffrey, to undertake a successful project centred on St John’s Cross, one of Iona’s most iconic monuments.