The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology is renowned as a centre of original and influential research that is characteristically transnational and comparative in approach.
According to the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, 90% of the research activity of our academic staff was deemed to be of international significance. Of this, 70% was judged internationally excellent or world-leading, putting the Department in the in the top five departments nationally.
Our research reputation is founded upon our success in:
- publishing highest quality research in 23 languages
- organising and participating in internationally significant research events and conferences
- collaborating with affiliated research centres and scholars worldwide
- winning external grants and post-doctoral fellowships, including major awards from bodies such as the AHRC, the Leverhulme Trust and the Wellcome Trust
- expanding our postgraduate community and provisions for research training.