Category Archives: Research Projects

PhD research opportunity!

Dr Paul Dryburgh of the National Archives and I have drawn up a doctoral research project on the Knights Templars’ estates and we are applying to various Doctoral Training Partnerships in Britain for funding. An application has been submitted to the South, West and … Continue reading

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Knights Templars’ estates research project

The revised version of the research funding application has been submitted. Now I wait anxiously for six months.

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Easter

… Hoorah for the Easter break. This year I will be spending a good part of it rewriting my research application to the AHRC, to reduce costs all round and bring the database section into the second decade of the … Continue reading

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Research Update

My application to the AHRC to fund researchers on the project on the Knights Templars’ estates in England and Wales was not successful. The AHRC rated it ‘4’, which means that I can reapply. The basic project needs some redrafting … Continue reading

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PI response

At eleven minutes past midnight on the morning of Saturday 10th December, an email arrived informing me that there were four reviews of my AHRC research application waiting for my comments. I have until 16th December to respond: response to … Continue reading

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The Big Book is out

My edition of the proceedings against the Templars in the British Isles, 1308-11, has at last appeared in print, published by Ashgate: http://www.ashgate.com/default.aspx?page=637&calcTitle=1&title_id=5614&edition_id=8777 The project, assisted by funding from the British Academy, has been in process since 1999. For some … Continue reading

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A question of Impact

The Welsh Assembly election’s all over bar the coalition negotiations, and I’ve been sitting at my university desk scratching my head over ‘impact’. Academic researchers now have to show not only that they have engaged with the general public, i.e. … Continue reading

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