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.

Registration is open for New Researchers 2019

Posted: Monday 11th February 2019

Registration is now open for the New Researchers in Maritime History conference, to be hosted on 22-23 March 2019 by Liverpool John Moores University and the Centre for Port and Maritime History. You can register for the conference here.

The World Ship Society have generously agreed to provide a small number of travel bursaries for presenters and attendees, particularly for postgraduate students, but independent researchers can also apply. This is the second year that the World Ship Society have done so.

For full details on these bursaries and how to apply, and for more information about the conference, view our New Researchers conference page.