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.
Members of the Department participate in a wide range of interdisciplinary departmental, faculty, university and inter-university initiatives.
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.
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.
We have been named 3rd best History department in the country and 2nd best for the quality of our outputs by the REF 2014.