Tagged: history

Future Research Leaders: 6 PhD studentships in history and education at Bishop Grosseteste University

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As part of the ambitious strategy for research, innovation and knowledge exchange, BGU is pleased to announce the second round of PhD studentships in the ‘Future Research Leaders’ programme. BGU is offering up to six full time studentships in History and Education …

York St John University research project reveals why Jellicoe got his maths right

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Researchers have used mathematical modelling to re-analyse the Battle of Jutland – the biggest naval engagement of World War One. The Royal Navy’s Grand Fleet, based at Scapa Flow in Orkney, clashed with the German High Seas Fleet on 31 …

University of Winchester launch new Research Centre for Medical History

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The Centre for Medical History was formally launched on the 28th January to study the ways in which ideas about health and illness have changed over the centuries, from the ancient into the modern world. Headed by Dr Louise Hill …

Conference: Rethinking poverty in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

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In a period when modern media outlets and politicians continue to discuss the cost of living in our own time, historians have long appreciated the preponderance and scale of poverty in the pre-modern world. While recent scholarship has done much …

Call for Papers: British Agricultural History Society Postgraduate Workshop on Research in Rural History

Venue: Senate House, Institute of Historical Research, University of London. Date: Friday 5 December 2014. Workshop for Postgraduate Research Students and recent Postdoctoral Researchers on the history of the rural economy and society of Britain, Ireland and Europe, including agricultural, …

Worcester academic contributes to landmark BBC Radio Series on World War One

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A University of Worcester lecturer has played a major part in a landmark BBC radio series marking the centenary of the outbreak of World War One. Professor Maggie Andrews acted as historical advisor for BBC Radio 4’s ‘Home Front’, which will …

Leeds Trinity PhD student awarded recognition of excellence for thesis

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A PhD student supervised by Leeds Trinity University has been awarded a recommendation of research excellence for her thesis. ​Dr Helen Kingstone passed her Viva in November 2013, successfully defending her thesis: ‘Victorian Negotiations with the Recent Past: History, Fiction, Utopia’, …

Research Theme: Humanities, including Theology

The following links will provide more information on the research centres and supervisors / research collaborators at CREST member institutions for the Research Theme – Humanities, including Theology: Bishop Grosseteste University Leeds Trinity University Centre for Victorian Studies English History Theology …

PhD Studentships at Leeds Trinity University

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Leeds Trinity University is pleased to invite applications from excellent graduates for 10 full-time funded PhD Studentships in the areas of Victorian Studies History Theology and Religious Studies Creative Writing Film and Media Studies Social Policy Education Sport Science/Ergonomics Forensic …

Leeds Trinity professor publishes comprehensive history of sixteenth-century Scotland

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A Leeds Trinity University Professor’s latest book, claimed to be the most comprehensive book ever written on sixteenth-century Scotland, has been published. ​Professor Maureen Meikle, Leeds Trinity University’s Head of Humanities and Professor of Early Modern History, wrote The Scottish …

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