Mapping the national impact of the Jutland Battle: civic and community responses during the First World War

Impact: Cultural & Creative Impacts

Description of impact

The project is based on Beaven's research on the impact of war on societies during the First World War published in the monograph Visions of Empire (2012)

Who is affected

The project developed the work of the 'Lest We Forget' Exhibition and encouraged community groups to enhance their skills and the scope of their research into a more demanding and nationally advertised exhibitions.


This project has been co-designed by academics at the University of Portsmouth and the Portsdown University of the 3rd Age group (U3A). The researchers will also work closely on outputs with the National Museum of the Royal Navy and the National Maritime Museum. An electronic map, hosted by the National Museum of the Royal Navy, will allow the general public engage with the project by uploading stories, photographs and documents to site.
Impact statusOpen
Category of impactCultural & Creative Impacts
Impact levelEngagement (development stage)