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World of the Newport Ship: conference success

25 July 2014

In July, Dr Evan Jones and Dr Richard Stone convened a 'sell-out' conference on The World of the Newport Ship. The conference explored the history and archaeology of one of the largest and best-preserved medieval merchant ships ever found.

In June...

7 July 2014

Our third year students came to the end of their degree programmes. This was a great year for our undergraduate students, who continued to produce excellent research projects in all years. Over a quarter of our final-year students received first-class honours in History.

Jonathan Saha offered AHRC Fellowship

3 July 2014

Jonathan Saha offered AHRC Fellowship

'Know your Bristol' nominated for Public Engagement award

11 June 2014

The 'Know your Bristol' team have been nominated for a national award in the Engage Competition organised by the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement.

In May...

4 June 2014

We had a busy month, with our undergraduate students taking their exams (and colleagues marking them) as well as hosting a wide range of activities during our annual Past Matters Festival of History

History Undergraduate Organises Badger Culling Debate

20 May 2014

Final year undergraduate History student Ben Eagle recently organised a debate at the University on the controversial issue of culling badgers in the United Kingdom (15 May).