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Research Activities

CNCS assists academics and postgraduates by helping them forge and develop new interdisciplinary research partnerships and networks. It offers advice and feedback from like-minded colleagues, and provides a number of activities to help stimulate their research. These include:

  • Research conversations
  • Postgraduate research conversations
  • Administrative advice and support for conferences
  • Peer-review and advice on developing and submitting funding applications
  • List of current funding opportunites in Nineteenth-Century Studies (forthcoming)

CNCS welcomes suggestions for conferences, funding applications or networking activities. The following are sample events:

To find out more about CNCS research or to discuss a proposal for a research activity please contact: and a member of the Research Committee will contact you.

Term Card - CNCS PG 2022-23

We are pleased to welcome you to our CNCS PG Term Card 2022-23

CNCS PG Welcome Social! 14 November

Join us at The Crow's Nest, Newcastle upon Tyne from 6:30pm to meet with other CNCS PGs from Durham, Newcastle and Northumbria Universities

CNCS PG Workshop on Archives Monday 5 December 2-3pm at Bishop's Dining Room, University College, Durham

Sign up here for the workshop
Students are looking at documents in the archives and special collections area within the Barker Research Library