The Humanities Research Centre: based in the award-winning Berrick Saul Building

Fostering research excellence across the arts and humanities

Sensory Stories - an AHRC funded postgraduate public engagement project

Working with partners in heritage, conservation and the media

Taking our research to the local community

Developing and hosting major interdisciplinary research projects

An inspirational place for postgraduate study

A major venue for serminars, public lectures and debates

Humanities Research Centre

The hub for interdisciplinary research and postgraduate life in the arts and humanities at York

About the HRC

About the HRC‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌



Postgraduate Life

Postgraduate students


For the public

For the public


What's on


Everyday Lives

CModS postgraduate forum seminar


Designing and managing questionnaires for research

HRC graduate training session for all arts and humanities postgraduates and staff.

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Contact details

Humanities Research Centre
Berrick Saul Building
University of York
YO10 5DD

Tel: +44(0)1904 328097

How to find us

Departments and centres

Departments and centres‌‌


Resources for staff

Resources for staff


For potential partners

For Potential Partners‌‌‌‌‌‌‌


The 2016 HRC PhD Poster Competition is now open for entries.

Posted on Friday 5 February 2016

York arts and humanities PhD students are invited to produce a poster which gives a taster encounter of their research for a non-specialist audience.

Piecing together the gruesome story of York’s headless Romans

Posted on Wednesday 27 January 2016

University of York archaeological scientists were part of an international team that used cutting edge genome technology to cast more light on a mystery that has perplexed archaeologists for more than a decade.

Our Arts and Humanities subjects are ranked 25th in the world

Posted on Friday 30 October 2015

The 2015-16 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings confirm our place as a world leader for arts and humanities subjects.

Research and impact‌‌

Research and impact


Postdoctoral researchers

Postdoctoral researchers


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