We have developed five cross-cutting, interdisciplinary themes which respond to some of the biggest opportunities and challenges we face as an archive, particularly the shift to digital.
As an Independent Research Organisation, we lead and produce high-quality, interdisciplinary research.
Our staff carry out research across a variety of disciplines. Find out more.
Read about some of the projects we have been involved in.
As an institution we support open access. This means we make the externally funded research our staff has produced freely available to all.
Members of the research community understand the tremendous benefits and rewards that can come from engaging volunteers in heritage research projects.
The research we do at The National Archives reflects and supports our business plan, Archives for Everyone 2019–23, our Digital Strategy and our vision for the archive sector, Archives Unlocked.