New Researchers Conference

Research degree students and independent scholars are warmly encouraged to share their work at our annual New Researchers Conference.

Student and Research Prizes

Are you a student working on maritime history? Apply for our Undergraduate and Postgraduate prizes.

Deadline for MA & Doctoral prize nominations announced!

Posted: Wednesday 26th October 2022

Deadline for MA & Doctoral prize nominations announced!

Nominations for the annual BCMH prizes now open

The BCMH provides annual prizes to Masters students in recognition of outstanding dissertations on maritime subjects (broadly defined) and also, in association with Boydell & Brewer, provides a Doctoral Prize for the best doctoral thesis on a maritime subject.

The deadline to make a nomination for the MA and Doctoral prizes this year is 1 February 2023. 

For full details and to apply please see our Masters Prize page and our Doctoral Prize page.

Last years winners were Cory Watson (MA Prize) for: Tales from the ‘Desolating Coast’: An exploration of the Narratives of the Naval Surgeon Peter Leonard on the Anti-Slavery Squadron, 1821-1832 (University of Plymouth), and Lewis Wade (PhD Prize) for: Privilege at a Premium: Insurance, Maritime Law and Political Economy in Early Modern France, 1664-c. 1710 (University of Exeter).



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