First World War Research Group

The First World War Research Group was launched in 2014, in time to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Meet the directors

Name and contact detailsInterests

Professor Stephen Badsey
MC220
Email: badsey@wlv.ac.uk
Tel: 01902 323458

Professor of Conflict Studies – modern military history, contemporary conflicts, propaganda and warfare.

Professor Gary Sheffield
MC315
Email: G.Sheffield@wlv.ac.uk
Tel: 01902 321628

Professor of War Studies - Britain in the era of total war, 1900-1945; military history since 1792

Events & Notices

First World War Study Days

One of the aims of the research group is to hold a study day, held on a Saturday, each term. Find out about the latest study day.

University of Wolverhampton First World War Lecture Series in conjunction with the Western Front Association

Thursday 1 November, 5.30pm to 7pm in MH002: Innovation and the British Army under the spotlight. Speaker: Dr Aimée Fox