Get involved

We work with schools, museums, science fairs, and arts festivals to foreground the history of flooding and its role in raising awareness of flood risks today.

We’re always looking for new collaborations and have a range of free-to-use resources available for teachers and educators of English Literature, History, Geography, and Environmental History.

To find out how you can get involved with Rising tide, please contact the project lead, Dr Stewart Mottram


Discover how water has shaped the literature, history, and culture of regions that have historically lived with flood risk and remain at risk of flooding today.

Andrew Marvell and Hull

Detail from Wenceslaus Hollar, Map of Hull (c. 1640). Hull History Centre, U DDMM/33/8.  Dr Stewart Mottram, Reader in English at the University of Hull, explores poet Andrew Marvell’s early…