Mr Edward Armston-Sheret

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Ed Armston-Sheret is an AHRC-funded PhD candidate. His research examines the relationship between changing social and scientific understandings of the human body and the cultures and conventions surrounding Victorian and Edwardian exploration. His work has been published in the Journal of Historical Geography, Geography Compass, the Victorian Review, and The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs.

Ed’s scholarship to date has been recognised by the AHRC through the award of a three-month Fellowship at the Huntington Library in California. He has also been awarded an American Geographical Society Library Fellowship to visit the organisation's archive in Milwaukee and a Royal Historical Society grant to support research at the National Library of Scotland. 

Alongside his academic work, Ed has experience in the museum sector, having been awarded the British Society for the History of Science Engagement Fellowship at the Scott Polar Research Institute's Polar Museum in Cambridge. In this role, Ed researched and curated a new exhibition on the contribution of polar explorers to understandings of climate change. Ed is also undertaking a curatorial research role at the London Transport Museum.

Educational background

MPhi (Distinction), International Relations and Politics, University of Cambridge.

Level 7 Diploma in Leadership and Management, Institute of Leadership and Management. 

BA (First Class), Middle Eastern Studies, SOAS, University of London.

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