Tag: scotland

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  

Former student Micky Gibbard obtains PhD funding

We always love to hear what our former students are doing. This week, former undergraduate student Micky Gibbard has been in touch to report back on his success in obtaining funding for his PhD, and offers some advice […]

  Uncategorised 25 September 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  

The Independence Referendum

Exciting isn’t it? And of deep interest to all historians we’d hope. Just recently the expertise we have here at UoG was recognised by our local radio station (Radio Gloucestershire) when I was invited onto the breakfast show, […]

  Iain Robertson 2 September 2014  

Iain Robertson:Landscapes of Protest in the Scottish Highlands after 1914: The Later Highland Land Wars, (Ashgate, 2013)

Not unlike the actions of the cottars and crofters who are its subjects, it has taken some time to bring this work to fruition. Indeed, we might push this analogy even further and suggest that the trajectory to […]

  Iain Robertson 25 October 2013