Protecting our Ocean’s future

Public need for better methods to monitor, manage and protect international marine assets has motivated sonar methodologies research by Dr Richard Bates, of the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, and colleagues that has led to the establishment of over …

May 26, 2015 | Earth and Environmental Sciences


BBC documentation on the Middle Ages

Two BBC television series on medieval subjects: Inside the Medieval Mind (BBC4, 2008) and The Normans (BBC2, 2010), written and presented by world-leading medieval historian, Professor Robert Bartlett of the School of History, have exposed millions of viewers to historical …

November 13, 2014 | Public engagement


The exponentially engaging Vanessa and Virginia

Extensive editorial and biographical research on the work of Virginia Woolf by Susan Sellers, Professor of English and Creative Writing in the School of English, led to the composition and publication of her first novel, ‘Vanessa and Virginia’, a glimpse …

September 30, 2014 | English


Shaping perceptions of the Roman army

Dr Jonathan Coulston (School of Classics) is a leading authority on the Roman army. His expertise has underpinned the work of a wide range of heritage organisations, media companies and Roman army enthusiasts. Museums such as Housesteads Museum on Hadrian’s …

March 17, 2014 | Classics


Promoting Christian pilgrimage in Scotland

The research of Dr Ian Bradley, of the School of Divinity into the history of Christian pilgrimage and its recent revival, specifically in Scotland but also across Europe, has fed directly into the activities of churches, heritage bodies and specialist …

March 10, 2014 | Divinity