Research Centres & Groups

The activities within History are organised within distinct research institutes and centres.

Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland

Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland

Established in 2006, CHOMI seeks to promote the study of social and cultural history of medicine in Ireland.

Ulster Scots

Ulster Scots

The centre for Ulster-Scots research in Irish and Scottish studies focusing on promoting the experience of the Ulster Scots as a mainstream academic concern.

The Ulster Literary Biography Research Centre

The Ulster Literary Biography Research Centre

The first research centre in the world to concentrate exclusively on biography as a means of understanding and appreciating the work of literary authors.

About History Research


A research intensive unit exploring Irish, British, and European history from the early modern period to the present day.

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