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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.

 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