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Our research reflects on and responds to the important challenges facing our world.

We consider History's contemporary relevance to modern societies, people and culture.
The University of Warwick History Department was ranked first in the UK for the proportion of world-leading research activity in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).
Our centres

Research Centres and Groups

Our research aims to contribute to national and international debates on modern-day issues.

Our projects

Our Research Projects

Discover our departmental, centre, and graduate projects.


Virtual Bookcase

Discover a range of recently published books and monographs from the Department of History.


Research Impact

History in full colour: Illuminating the past for insight into today's world.


Research Expertise

We have 49 full-time researchers, from 14 nationalities, conducting research in 20 languages.


Funding and Studentships

Find out more about the latest funding opportunities and our postgraduate programmes.