Student and Research Prizes

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

New Researchers Conference

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

 Previous John Armstrong Prize Winners


Stephen Gadd ‘Illegal quays: Elizabethan customs reforms and suppression of the coastal trade of Christchurch, Hampshire’, published in Economic History Review, 2018, volume 71, No. 3, pages 727-746



Nicholas Guoth ‘Advancing trade with China: the Eastern and Australian Mail Steam Company and the 1873 Mail Contract’, published in the International Journal of Maritime History, 2019, volume 31, No. 2, pages 263-284



Madeleine Mant ‘For those in peril on and off the sea: merchant marine bodies in nineteenth-century St. John’s, Newfoundland’. Published in the International Journal of Maritime History, 2020, volume 32, No 1