Collaborative Doctoral Studentships (AHRC and ESRC scholarships)

History at Leicester has an outstanding track record for winning research studentships under the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral schemes (CDP/CDA). As part of the ESRC Midlands Graduate School we are now eligible to host ESRC funded collaborative doctoral students. Details of award holders, external partner institutions, and academic mentors are below.

Anglo-Saxon perceptions of the city of Rome: correspondence and exchange in the 7th and 8th centuries

External partner: The British Library (AHRC CDP
Supervisor: Professor Jo Story (UoL) and Dr Claire Breay (BL)
Student: Rebecca Lawton. Listen to Rebecca talk about her project and experience as a collaborative doctoral student at the BL.

Vagrancy in the English Midlands, 1834-1912

External partner: The National Archives
Supervisor: Professor Steven King (UoL) and Dr Paul Carter (TNA)
Student: Megan Yates

Science, Technology and Road Safety in the Motor Age

External partner: The Science Museum (AHRC CDP)
Supervisor: Professor Simon Gunn (UoL), Dr Sally Horrocks (UoL) and Dr Oliver Carpenter (The Science Museum)
Student: Georgina Lockton

Defending Modernity? Communicating with the Public about Nuclear Energy: Historical Perspectives

External partner: The National Archives (AHRC CDP
Supervisor: Dr Sally Horrocks (UoL), Dr Ben Clements (UoL), Stephen Twigge (TNA) and Tim Powell (TNA)
Student: Joshua McMullan

Franco-Saxon Manuscripts in the Ninth Century

External partner: The British Library (AHRC CDP)
Supervisor: Professor Jo Story (UoL) and Dr Kathleen Doyle (BL)
Student: Emilia Henderson

The Salvation Army’s Overseas Settlements and Colonies, 1890-1939

External partner: Salvation Army International Heritage Centre (ESRC DTP)
Supervisor: Professor Clare Anderson and Professor Mark Peel 
Student: Adam Millar

Beyond the Boundary: Cricket and Community in England, c. 1965-2015

External partner: The Marylebone Cricket Club (AHRC CDP)
Supervisor: Dr Prashant Kidambi (UoL) and Neil Robinson (Librarian and Archivist at the MCC)
Student: Amerdeep Panesar

Re-evaluating the 1980s and 1990s through Life Histories: Politics, Privatisation and the Culture of Government Research

External partner: The British Library (AHRC CDP)
Supervisor: Dr Sally Horrocks (UoL), Dr Rob Dover (UoL) and Dr Rob Perks (BL)
Student: Emmeline Ledgerwood. Listen to Emme talk about her project and experience as a collaborative doctoral student at the BL.

The History of British Prison Hulks 1776 - 1864

External partner: The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich (part of the AHRC CDP - Thames Consortium)
Supervisor: Professor Clare Anderson
Student: Anna McKay

Anglo-Saxon England and the Continent: The Manuscript Evidence

External partner: The British Library (AHRC CDP)
Supervisor: Professor Jo Story (UoL) and Dr Claire Breay (BL)
Student: Rebecca Lawton

Wallpaper in the 18th Century

External partner: English Heritage (AHRC CDA)
Supervisor: Professor Roey Sweet
Student: Phillipa Mapes

Great House and its Household Economy at Work at the English Versailles in the long 18th Century

External partner: Buccleuch Living Heritage Trust (AHRC CDA)
Supervisor: Professor Roey Sweet
Student: Emma Purcell

Customs in Common versus Contested Rights and their Stewardship from the estate office of the English Versailles in the long 18th Century

External partner: Buccleuch Living Heritage Trust (AHRC CDA)
Supervisor: Professor Roey Sweet
Student: Helen Bates

Household Cures and Female Charity: The Welfare and Wellbeing of the Estate of the English Versailles in the long 18th Century

External partner: Buccleuch Living Heritage Trust (AHRC CDA)
Supervisor: Dr Elizabeth Hurren
Student: Tamar Moore

Gender, Architecture and Patronage in the 19th-century Country House

External partner: Lamport Hall Preservation Trust (AHRC CDA)
Supervisor: Professor Roey Sweet and Professor Phillip Lindley
Student: Megan Leyland (graduated 2016)

The Experiences of War Widows and Orphans during the 1640s and 1650s

External partner: The National Archives (AHRC CDA)
Supervisor: Dr Andy Hopper
Student: Hannah Worthen (graduated 2017)

Selling Health on a World Stage

External partner: Worshipful Society of Apothecaries and GW Pharma (AHRC CDA)
Supervisor: Dr Sally Horrocks
Student: Yewande Okuleye

Selling Health: Advertising and Marketing of Medicinal Remedies in the long 19th-century

External partner: Worshipful Society of Apothecaries (AHRC CDA)
Supervisor: Professor Steven King
Student: Laura Mainwaring

The Medical Marketplace in the English Provinces 1815-1858

External partner: Worshipful Society of Apothecaries (AHRC CDA)
Supervisor: Professor Steven King
Student: David Helm

Edmund Calamy (1671-1732) and the History of English Dissent

External partner: Dr Williams's Library (AHRC CDA)
Supervisor: Professor John Coffey
Student: Paul McMenemy 

Charnwood Circles: the Role of Boundaries in the Relationship between People and Place in Medieval Charnwood Forest

External partner: Leicestershire Victoria County History Trust (AHRC CDA)
Supervisor: Dr Richard Jones
Student: Ann Stones

Women and the work of cultural production in ATV’s regional television news, 1956-1968

External partner: Media Archive for Central England (AHRC CDA)
Supervisor: Dr Sally Horrocks and Professor Roey Sweet
Student: Gill Murray (graduated 2012)