We work across the humanities and environmental sciences and collaborate with digital industries to foreground the history of flooding and its role in raising awareness of the risks of flooding today.

Flooding Andrew Marvell’s Hull in VR

Rising Tide of Humber 360 VR film

Recreating an historical storm surge from 1646 in 360 VR


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…