Institute for Genealogical Studies established at Strathclyde
, 2023-03-29 00:44:05,
An initiative to promote world-leading genealogy education, events, and research has been launched at the University of Strathclyde.
The Strathclyde Institute for Genealogical Studies (SIGS) has been established with the aim of delivering academic excellence through the creation of new courses and research opportunities to run alongside the University’s long-standing world-leading postgraduate programme.
The Institute, based in Strathclyde’s Centre for Lifelong Learning (CLL), will also build on the success of the University’s genetic genealogy research projects and work with experts, organisations, and other faculties at Strathclyde to grow a thriving research community for anyone with an interest in family history.
The University is already home to a well-established variety of learning opportunities in the subject, ranging from beginner level short courses and free online courses to a world-leading, online Masters degree and a PhD pathway in History with Genealogical Studies.
The creation of the Institute will facilitate the development of collaborations, driven by a growing international appetite to discover ancestors, build family trees and better understand results from genetic genealogy tests. Coupled with research expertise and in-house knowledge, this will ensure course content is continually refreshed with the latest documentary and genetic research findings.
Tahitia McCabe has been appointed as Head of SIGS. She held the…
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