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The Western Front Association PhD Scholarship Programme– student and tutor information and application form for 2019


WFA PhD Scholarship Programme 2019 Student and tutor information and application form for 2019 Overview Applications open on Monday Friday 25th February and close on Monday 30th September 2019. The Western Front Association (WFA) was established in 1980 to perpetuate the memory, courage and comradeship of all those on all sides who served thei…

Universities Trustee


Role/Purpose:  To act as the first point of contact for enquiries from all higher education institutes, universities and colleges. To promote the aims and research interests of The Western Front Association (WFA) within the academic community. To actively encourage and promote membership of the WFA to both undergraduate and research students. Key…

Ep. 115 – English infantryman’s morale and the perception of crisis on the Western Front – Dr Alex Mayhew


Dr Alex Mayhew discusses his PhD that looked at the English infantryman’s morale and perception of crisis on the Western Front. 

What got you interested in the First World War?


Tom Thorpe's opening question on the ‘Mentioned in Dispatches’ podcast series - at least for the last 80+ editions, has been to ask his guest to say who they are and say what got them interested in the First World War. The answers given are as varied as the speakers themselves.  At University Most are published historians or authors so it is no…

Ep.193 - Belgian Refugees in Glasgow during the Great War - Kieran Taylor


PhD candidate Kieran Taylor, studying at the University of Stirling, talks about his research into Belgian refugees in Glasgow during the Great War. Your browser does not support the audio element. Kieran Taylor attended the University of…

Ep. 282 – Drill, training, and discipline in WW1 – Harry Sanderson


PhD candidate Harry Sanderson talks about his doctoral research into the role and impact of drill on the training of soldiers. Harry contends that close order drill given to soldiers during basic training had a positive impact on their discipline in the trenches. Your browser…