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 Masters Prize Winners




Peter Garland (University of Portsmouth) The Ionosphere: Undermining Britain’s Imperial Power: Wireless and its Impact on Geopolitics and Naval Operations (1919-1945)


Eva Romee Drommel (University of Edinburgh) Marine insurance in early-modern Scotland: A study of the emergence and development of legal practice and doctrine 


David Kneale (University of Portsmouth) ‘”Beyond the limit of human endurance”: the stolen Manx history of Dunkirk’ 

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Peter Richards (Swansea University) ‘An Analysis of Voyaging in Ships of the East India Company from 1750-1833’

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If you are a previous MA prize winner can cannot see your details listed here please do get in touch.