Dr Clare Downham M.A. (Hons), M.Phil, Ph.D.

Reader in Irish Studies, HLC Academic Lead for Equality and Diversity Institute of Irish Studies

    Research

    Medieval Studies

    Medieval Europe,especially Ireland, Britain AD 400-1350, and vikings. I am interested in supervising MRes and PhD students in any of these subject areas

    Current PhD students: Danica Ramsey-Brimberg, Lynda McGuigan, Andrew Foster
    Co-Supervision (Including outside Liverpool): Ian Faulds, Jacob O'Neill, Dominik Fahrner
    PhD students who have completed studies: Ron Greenwald, Ivy Manning, Ray Ruhaak

    Research Grants

    Diversity in Viking Age Communities

    BRITISH ACADEMY (UK)

    August 2019 - August 2021

    Hagiography at the Frontiers: Jocelin of Furness and Insular Politics (Resubmission)

    ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL (AHRC)

    July 2010 - June 2012