Applications open for doctoral research on the Society’s Collections
Applications are open for two PhD studentships on the Society’s Collections, as part of our Collaborative Doctoral Awards programme.
Sharing our Collections with colleagues in French Polynesia
The Society is delighted to be sharing digitised materials from our Collections with school children and researchers on Mangareva in the Gambier Islands, French Polynesia.
British Academy funding for public engagement project on our Collections
Dr Rohini Rai from Brunel University London has been awarded pilot funding from the British Academy for an innovative public engagement research project with the Society.
From belongings to artefacts: exploring David Livingstone’s expeditionary collecting
We caught up with WDA Research Fellow Kate Simpson, who has been researching David Livingstone’s expeditionary collecting through the Society's Collections.
Exploring experiences of women and gender in the 19th century
We caught up with WDA Research Fellow Ellen Smith, who has been exploring our Collections to reconstruct the experiences of Minna Markham in South America, India and Sri Lanka in the 19th century.
Mountain cartography and our Collections
We caught up with WDA Research Fellow Felix de Montety, who has been delving into our Collections to help answer questions about mountain cartography and the languages of exonymy.
Applications open to propose studentships on the Society’s Collections
Applications are now open for proposals from prospective supervisors for Collaborative Doctoral Programme studentships on the Society’s Collections.