Research and impact

The Department of History at York has a thriving and internationally renowned research culture.

We were ranked 2nd for the quality, significance and impact of our research in the Research Excellence Framework (REF), the most authoritative assessment of research quality in the UK.  

We have more than 45 academic staff who are leading experts in their respective fields. They have an impressive track record of securing grants for ground-breaking new projects, and of sharing their findings through publications, conferences, and public events.

They are also committed to sharing their knowledge and expertise with future generations of historians through our research-led teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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Centres and institutes

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Research clusters

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Major projects

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Events

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Publications

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Research facilities