Will Wyeth

Will WyethDetails

  Division: History & Politics

  Email: william.wyeth@stir.ac.uk


Title of research topic

Scotland’s early stone castles, c1050-1350


Professor Richard Oram


B.A. Ancient history & Byzantine studies (joint hons.) – Queen’s University Belfast

M.St. Late antique & Byzantine studies – University of Oxford

Research Interests

Ancient and medieval history and archaeology; siege warfare; timber and earthwork technology; social history.

Academic Proflies


Awards and Dinstinctions

Best Paper, by the Society for Medieval Archaeology Postgraduate Colloquium, University of Sheffield (2015)

Elected as a Student Fellow of Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (2015)

Recognising Achievement in Teaching Excellence (RATE) nomination from the University of Stirling (2015)

Funding awarded for study 

My PhD is in partnership with Historic Environment Scotland, and I am based in their offices in Edinburgh. It is funded by the AHRC.

Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (£243) (conference bursary, accommodation, student fellowship)

  • To attend and present at a conference.

University of Stirling Arts and Humanities faculty (£250);

  • To host a conference at the University.

Catherine Mackichan Trust (£100)

  • To attend and present at a conference.

Royal Society of Edinburgh (conference bursary, accommodation) (£220)

  • To attend a conference.

Total funding secured: £1063.00

Events Organised

Two-day conference for Historical Perspectives (link) in Edinburgh (2015); 

  • Presented at 6 conferences and 3 seminars
© University of Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland UK • Telephone +44 1786 473171 • Scottish Charity No SC011159
Portal Logon