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Did astrology produce serious weather forecasts, and how did people use them? Dr Anne Lawrence is running a research project on Medieval Meteorology in Context, and has gained funding for an undergraduate researcher to work on part of the project. … Continue reading
Dr Helen Parish is currently researching the place of dragons, monsters, and mythical beasts in late medieval and early modern culture, and has secured funding under the UROP scheme for an undergraduate researcher to work alongside her on this project. … Continue reading
by Prof. Matthew Worley Punk is generally regarded as a defining moment in British cultural history. In its rhetoric and style, punk appeared to encapsulate the socio-economic and political climate of the late 1970s. It seemed to form a distinct … Continue reading
Dr Anne Lawrence has been awarded an AHRC Fellowship for 2013-14, to support her research into the reality and practice of meteorology in medieval England. This work will both provide a history of medieval meteorology and challenge the still-popular idea … Continue reading
Academics in the department have secured 2 UROP placements. Dr Linda Risso’s project will be on propaganda during the cold war and Dr Emily West’s project will be on enslaved wetnursing in pre-civil war USA. UROP placements provide exciting opportunities for … Continue reading