Funded Projects

Current Projects

UKRI-funded "Living Deltas" Global Research Hub

Living Deltas Hub: Helen Berry and Graham Smith will lead an international team to explore popular memories of environmental change funded by the Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF).

Last modified: Wed, 06 May 2020 17:16:26 BST

Covid-19 and Mutual Aid

The Oral History Collective is undertaking a pilot study into mutual aid networks in light of Covid-19, to understand how these groups operate, the reasons people have become involved, and their hopes for the future.

Last modified: Wed, 06 May 2020 14:38:20 BST

Foodbank Histories

Foodbank Histories is a collaboration with Northern Cultural Projects and the Newcastle West End Foodbank, led by Silvie Fisch and Dr Alison Atkinson-Phillips.

Last modified: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:04:08 GMT

Funding Success: Oral History of Lockerbie Disaster

Congratulations to our research associate, Dr Andy Clark, who has been awarded a British Academy / Leverhulme Trust grant to undertake an oral history of the 1988 Lockerbie Disaster.

Last modified: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 10:36:30 BST

Collaboration with UNITE

The Oral History Unit is assisting UNITE on an oral history project about the union's work since 1920.

Last modified: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 10:23:22 BST

Wastes & Strays collaboration with Newcastle University Law School

We are delighted to have appointed a new member of the Oral History Unit, Olivia Dee, working on a major AHRC-funded research project, Wastes and Strays: The Past, Present and Future of English Urban Commons

Last modified: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 10:22:01 BST

Completed Projects

New public history website: We Made Ships

A new education website, We Made Ships, has been created by unit members Rosie Bush and Dr Alison Atkinson-Phillips to make the history of shipbuilding accessible to a new generation of students.

Last modified: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 10:19:50 BST

Consultancy on 'Roma Stories' Heritage Lottery Fund Project

Graham Smith has worked as a consultant on this important community oral history project, led by the London-based Roma Support Group.

Last modified: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 10:23:01 BST

Deindustrialisation, Heritage and Memory Network

Oral History research associate, Dr Andy Clark, has received funding from the British Academy to establish a new network for academic and community historians & heritage practitioners interested in deindustrialisation.

Last modified: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 12:27:03 BST