Rachel Newell

Rachel Newell

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Rachel is a History PhD candidate funded by the Northern Bridge consortium. She completed her BA in 2018(First Class Honours) and MA in 2020 (with Distinction) at QUB.

Research Focus

Rachel is interested in Irish women's history, social history and the history of crime. Her PhD project is focused on female criminality in the six counties which would become Northern Ireland. She is focused on the period 1880 to the late 1930s and is interested in illuminating the lives of ordinary Irish women during this tumultous historical period.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions