School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Research and impact

The School continues to build on and expand its reputation for world-class research output.

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About our research

A collaborative culture produces innovative research across our three subject areas


Through our research, we engage with a wide variety of audiences for greater social and cultural benefit. Find out how we connect our study of the past with present-day concerns and debates.

Research projects

Here is a small sample of the types of research projects that School staff and honorary fellows are involved with.

Research successes

Find out about the funding and professional accolades received by researchers in the School over the past 10 years.

Research ethics and procedures

The University of Edinburgh’s fundamental mission is the advancement and dissemination of knowledge and understanding.

Research contacts

Please enquire directly with the member of staff involved in the project. Please see our staff web pages for details.

Funding opportunities

Information for staff about research funding opportunities.

Visiting Scholars Scheme

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology is delighted to welcome visiting scholars.

Research groups

A list of the School's research groups, with descriptions and membership details.

Research seminars

See our full calendar of events taking place across the School or view individual seminar schedules by topic.