Postgraduate Students

Former PhD student Linda Riddell’s book 'Shetland and the Great War' shortlisted for Saltire Literary Award

Many congratulations to former student Dr. Linda Riddell whose book 'Shetland and the Great War' has been shortlisted for the prestigious Saltire Literary Awards Scottish History Book of the Year 2016. (Published 27 Oct, 2016)

Linda was awarded an MSc. in Scottish Studies with distinction in 2007 and went on to complete a PhD in Scottish History under the supervision of Prof. Ewen Cameron in 2012. The book is based on Linda’s PhD thesis, Shetland and the Great War, which was described by one examiner as one of the best local studies of the Great War that he had read. 

The winners of the Saltire Literary Awards will be announced at a ceremony on 24 November 2016.

Find out more

See the other nominations and find out more on the Saltire Literary Awards shortlist page.