Archival Experience

Both of us are enthusiastic about public history and making records / research accessible to a wider audience. After we have graduated, we want to go on to do postgraduate degrees and understand the importance of work experience in gaining a place. Amy is extremely enthusiastic about studying to become a certified archivist, while Claire…

Researching Early Modern Medicine

Over the summer, we decided to dedicate some of our extra time to history research. In part, we wanted the incentive to continue to study over the holidays. Primarily, though, we wanted to gain a small insight into what postgraduate research (and independent research in general) is like. Knowing that we both wanted to pursue…

Excellence in Research

Our School of History has been recognised as one of the top centres for historical research in the country! The Research Excellence Framework recently awarded the School with an overall grade point average of 3.23, meaning it ranks twelfth out of 83 History units of assessment for its research. 85% of the School’s research output –…