We are an international hub for research on home, past, present and future. We exist to deepen and diversify understandings of home for academic and public audiences.

We are a partnership between Queen Mary University of London and the Museum of the Home, combining expertise and exchanging knowledge across the two institutions for more than ten years.

The centre's CSH strategy [PDF 238KB] outlines our objectives and ways of working.

Research projects

Current research projects focus on Stay Home Stories and home-making in Brexit Britain.

About our research projects

PhD students

The centre has a strong track record of PhD supervision, including on two AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award programmes.  

About our PhD students 

Creative outputs

Creative outputs from our research include exhibitions, films, podcasts, blog posts and audio tours.

About our creative outputs


We publish the results of our research in books, articles and reports.

List of publications

Upcoming events

See what’s coming up and get involved.

Events and activities

Keep in touch

Follow us on Twitter: @studiesofhome

Please contact us for more information or to join our mailing list

Email: AAnscomb@museumofthehome.org.uk