Michael Woods, Part-time PhD Candidate

Faculty of Social Sciences

Email: michaelwoods@ntlworld.com

Tel: 07764535011

PhD Working Title: ‘Subsequent Lessons learnt in the Operational Development of the British Expeditionary Force by their participation in the Battle of Festubert, 15 to 25 May 1915’

Areas of expertise: First World War History


I am currently a Detective Constable in Leicestershire Police. I am hoping to pursue a First World War related career upon my retirement in 2019.

Academic qualifications

MA in British First World War Studies, University of Birmingham, 2013

Advanced Certificate of Education, Canterbury Christchurch University, 2002

Research interests

The British Army in 1915

Selected publications

'Gas, Grenades and Grievances: The Attack on the Hohenzollern Redoubt by the 46th (North Midland) Division, 13 October 1915' in Courage Without Glory, Ed. S. Jones, (Solihull: Helion, 2015)