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Category: Iain Robertson

Alumni Stories: Micky Gibbard on his PhD Research in Scotland

This post comes from alumni of BA History at the University of Gloucestershire Micky Gibbard, who is currently a doctoral student at the University of Dundee. It’s a real pleasure to be asked to write for the institution […]

  Alumni Stories 20 November 2017  

The Absence of an English National Museum

This post comes from Tom Carter, PhD student in History at the University of Gloucestershire. Having completed a degree in Heritage Management here at the University of Gloucestershire, and being persuaded into pursuing a PhD by my then […]

  Events 5 April 2016  

Alumni Stories: Erika Mellor

This post comes from our former student Erika Mellor, who graduated in BA History in 2014/15. Like many people faced with the ever terrifying idea of leaving the safe haven that is university life, my prospects narrowed down […]

  Alumni Stories 10 February 2016  

History Students Exhibit their Research at The Wilson

Students took part in the first ever History Dissertation Day at The Wilson Gallery in Cheltenham. January can be a very stressful time for third-year students approaching the final few months of their undergraduate studies. Weighing heavy on […]

  American 15 January 2016  

A New Start!

The start of the new academic year is here! Today we welcome back returning students embarking on their final year, those beginning their second year, and let’s not forget our part-time students who are at various stages of […]

  Anna French 21 September 2015  

Roy Jones’ Letter from Perth (the other one)

Visiting Professor Roy Jones keeps us up to date on his recent work … Those of you who read the recent ‘Iain Robertson Down Under’ blog will know that  my appointment as Visiting Professor at UOG has been […]

  Iain Robertson 18 February 2015  

Iain Robertson brings the outcomes of his own research to this week’s Applicant Day

As you may or may not know much of my research work is undertaken in the Outer Hebrides – miles away from Cheltenham! One small sideline I have become interested in over the last few years has been […]

  Iain Robertson 17 February 2015  

Dates That Changed the Western World: 1914 and WWI

28 July 1914. Now there’s a date that changed the world! Or was that 11 November 1918? I guess it is the whole four years, isn’t it really? And the impact is so obvious that I’m not even […]

  Dates That Changed the Western World 13 February 2015  

Dates That Changed The Western World: 1707 and the Act of Union

Oh dear; dates are funny things aren’t they – as this series has already demonstrated. Just when you think that you have hit on a genuine ‘game-changer’ then you are forced to think again. And so it is […]

  Dates That Changed the Western World 10 February 2015  

Iain Robertson Down Under

Along with my colleague, Carl Griffin from the University of Sussex, I have been extremely lucky to have been awarded a short-term Research Fellowship at the University of Curtin (Perth, Western Australia). This has enabled Carl and I […]

  Iain Robertson 8 December 2014