Our impact in History
History at Warwick
Studying past times for insight into today
At Warwick, History is a powerful tool for radical change and transformation. We're proud to be a department that looks outward, considering our work's relevance to modern societies, people and culture. Our exceptional academics are renowned inside and outside of academia. With a reputation for innovation, breaking with tradition, and creativity, our research has a profound impact.
See any of these case studies for more details on how History at Warwick is changing our world.
What is research impact?
Discover the positive difference we make to the world by putting our research into practice
The War of the Locust
How forgotten archives are revolutionising our understanding of this pest
Madness and Migration
Mental health care and the treatment of Irish migrants in Victorian Lancashire
Gender and Political Culture in Britain
Female political activism during the 19th century
The People’s History of the NHS
Archiving a British institution
DIVA Diamond Exhibition
Telling the whole story of gems and jewels in early modern Europe
Black History Beyond Slavery
People of African descent in the British Army, 1795-1914
Standards in Public Life
Connecting history and policy
History, Theatre and Mental Health in Prison
Prisoners' wellbeing and medical care