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Postgraduate Open Days
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Funding applications for 2016 now open!
The University of Sheffield has an excellent range of PhD scholarships for students starting their studies in 2016.Find out more>
RHS History Today Prize Runner Up Announced.
History BA Graduate, Alice O'Driscoll has been selected as runner up of the 2015 RHS History Today Prize for her dissertation on spousal violence in early modern England. The prize rewards high-quality work by undergraduates in their final-year dissertations. Congratulations Alice!RHS History Today Prize>