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Research impact


The impact of our research benefits the larger community in many ways, in the UK, and in other countries where our research is conducted. As well as many examples of broader engagement through public engagement or broadcasts, our specialist research informs work in museums and across the discipline.

Connecting Cornwall

A research project looking at the lives and careers of the ‘ordinary’ men now paves the way for future research based collaborations. Read more

The First World War in the Classroom

Dr Catriona Pennell and Dr Ann-Marie Einhaus worked with secondary–level teachers of History and English Literature from across England to explore the aims, methods and topics connected with teaching the First World War in the light of the war’s centenaries. Read more.

Sex & History

Sex & History is an award-winning project that uses objects from the past to open up discussions with young people about urgent issues such as consent, body image, pornography and gender identity. Read more.