Recently, the Collection Care and Imaging teams from the University of Manchester Special Collections collaborated with NXCT, The National X-ray Computed Tomography centre based at The University of Manchester. For the first time, objects from the John Rylands collections were imaged using state of the art X-ray scanning facilities, in an attempt to reveal what’s hidden inside.
Dr Joshua Brown is a composer, of instrumental and vocal music, from Rossendale in East Lancashire (www.joshuabrowncomposer.com). He was Artist in Residence at the John Rylands Research Institute from 2019/20. He completed his PhD in Composition at the University of Manchester with Professor Philip Grange in 2018, and he is currently Lecturer in Composition at the University of Manchester, and composition tutor at the Junior Royal Northern College of Music.