Currently ranked among the UK's top three History departments for the impact and quality of our research, we have a distinguished record of internationally outstanding and innovative historical research.

Research areas and specialisations

Research engagement and quality

Our PhD researchers

We have one of the most active centres of postgraduate research in the country, with around 60 research students and a vibrant postgraduate research culture.

Current research students

Public activity and impact

We take pride in our engagement with the wider community and draw on our research to collaborate with a range of partners in many different ways. 

Our public activity