Our current students

We support doctoral students across a range of disciplines by providing supervision and access to research facilities.

Most of our current students are funded through the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) scheme.

  • Jack Avery (University of Bristol), ‘Satire, news and topical reading during the second and third Anglo-Dutch Wars, 1665-1675’, supervised by Dr Edward Holberton (University of Bristol), Dr Katy Mair (The National Archives) and Dr James Davey (National Maritime Museum), 2016-
  • Nathan Bend (University of Hertfordshire), ‘The Home Office and public disturbance, c.1800-1832’, supervised by Dr Katrina Navickas (University of Hertfordshire), Dr Robert Poole (University of Central Lancashire) and Dr Paul Carter (The National Archives), 2014-
  • Sam Cottrell (Royal College of Art), ‘Visualising historic time and visually representing uncertainty’, supervised by Dr Stephen Boyd-Davis (Royal College of Art) and Dr Sonia Ranade (The National Archives), 2014-
  • Callum Easton (University of Cambridge), ‘The 1797 naval mutinies at Spithead and the Nore’, supervised by Dr Renaud Morieux (University of Cambridge), Dr James Davey (National Maritime Museum) and Bruno Pappalardo (The National Archives), 2016-
  • David Foster (University of London), ‘Aspects of trusts in Chancery: 1660-1840’, supervised by Professor Michael Lobban (London School of Economics) and Dr Amanda Bevan (The National Archives), 2013-
  • Charlotte Garside (University of Hull), ‘Women in Chancery: an analysis of Chancery as a women’s court of redress in 17th century England’, supervised by Dr Amanda Capern (University of Hull) and Dr Amanda Bevan (The National Archives), 2014-
  • Ayshah Johnston (University of Newcastle), ‘Vagrancy and poverty in the post-emancipation Anglophone Caribbean, 1834-1900’, supervised by Dr Joan Allen (University of Newcastle), Dr Diana Paton (University of Edinburgh) and Dr Dan Gilfoyle (The National Archives), 2015-
  • James Lappin (University of Loughborough), ‘Managing email over time’, supervised by Dr Tom Jackson (University of Loughborough), Professor Graham Matthews (University of Loughborough) and Michael Appleby (The National Archives), 2015-
  • Graham McDonald (University of Glasgow), ‘Digital sensitivity review: a framework for enhanced text-classification in sensitivity and reputation management’, supervised by Dr Iadh Ounis (University of Glasgow) and Dr Anthea Seles (The National Archives), 2014-
  • Joshua McMullan (University of Leicester), ‘Defending Modernity? Communicating With the Public about Nuclear Energy: Historical Perspectives’, supervised by Dr Sally Horrocks and Dr Ben Clements (University of Leicester) and Dr Stephen Twigge and Dr Tim Powell (The National Archives), 2017-
  • Jo Pugh (University of York), ‘Information journeys in archives’, supervised by Dr Christopher Power (University of York) and Guy Grannum (The National Archives), 2012-
  • Philip Webster (University of Sheffield), ‘Investigating methods for information exploration and discovery in big digital archives’, supervised by Dr Paul Clough (University of Sheffield), Dr Sonia Ranade (The National Archives) and Graham Seaman (The National Archives), 2015-