Department of History

Main areas of research - History

    • The Department of History has around 35 full-time members of academic staff, all of whom are active researchers and whose research closely informs their teaching.
    • The 2014 Research Excellence Framework evaluated 98 percent of the Department’s submitted research publications as worthy of international recognition in terms of originality, significance and rigour. Remarkably, one third of these were assessed as world-leading.

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Painting of men in a boat meeting men in armour showing Richard II meeting with rebels of the Peasants' Revolt, 1381

Medieval history

Painting of Britannia receiving jewels and riches from people representing the Eastern colonies

Early modern history

Illustration of an industrial machine hall with men at work

Modern history

Woman and child waving a flag at planes

Contemporary history



Department of History

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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