North Highland College UHI

  • Ormlie Road

    KW14 7EE Thurso

    United Kingdom

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The main research activities of NHC are focussed at:

The Environmental Research Institute; ideally located in Caithness; an area of Scotland that needs no introduction in terms of its potential for exploiting renewable energy resources.

The team at ERI are renowned for their excellence in driving forward research and offering educational opportunities that help us to understand environmental issues now and for the future.

To find out more about their highly applied research and educational programmes please visit

UHI Centre for History offers a number of courses and research projects centred on the history of the Highlands and Islands and you can study these from any college or learning centre in the region thanks to our partnership with UHI.

While maintaining our commitment to the history of the region, lecturers at the Centre have research specialisms in the following areas:

  • Irish, Scottish and British Diasporas
  • Maritime History in the North Sea and the Baltic
  • Sport in Highland History
  • Religiosity
  • Women, Gender and the Family
  • Warfare and Ethnic Conflict

Please visit to find out more.

The Centre for history was ranked 5th of the top places to study History is Scotland by the Guardian 2014.


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