In the most recent evaluation exercise, 90% of our research output was ranked as ‘internationally recognised’ in terms of originality, significance and rigour, of which 60% was ‘world leading’. (RAE,2008)
We have more than 30 research-active staff and over 100 PhD students, making us one of the largest History departments in the UK.
Our academics publish scholarly books and edit and contribute to learned journals worldwide, regularly broadcasting on radio and television, providing their expertise in the production of historical programmes.
We have access to specialist resources and archives on site, and run joint programmes and training with major historical collections, such as the Imperial War Museum, the Weiner Library and the National Trust.