Research and innovation

Research and innovation

Our research covers a wide range of historical periods, geographies and themes.

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Our research

As a large and diverse School, our academic expertise is broad and we are committed to active research across a range of specialist areas.

Our regular seminar series and events encourage active engagement with research from both staff and students across the School. We take a collaborative approach to research and work closely with partners including other academic schools as well as external organisations.

We are also part of a number of affiliated research groups, working closely with other Schools across the University.

Our research is clustered into six over-arching themes bringing together a variety of research projects.

Medieval Studies research group

The Medieval Studies research group explores a broad chronological and thematic range from early middle-ages to the first decades of the sixteenth-century.

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Health medicine and society research group

The Health, Medicine and Society research group examines the social and cultural history of health and medicine.

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War and peace research group

From historic conflicts to modern day national security and terrorism, this group examines issues relating to global war and peace across history.

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Cities research group

The Cities research group looks at urban culture and society issues from public health to demographics and political activism to urbanisation.

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Women gender and society research group

The Women, Gender and Sexuality's group looks at societies construction of gender across historic periods and global geographies.

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From empires to post-colonial states and the world wealth division, the Global History group focuses on historical problems of global change.

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