Dr Tosh Warwick joined Manchester Metropolitan University in January 2019 as Research Associate (Impact) in the History Research Centre. Tosh was previously Research Associate in Urban Studies at the University of Glasgow, lectured at Huddersfield, Leeds Beckett and Teesside Universities and held a number of roles in the heritage sector including as Heritage Development Officer at Middlesbrough Council where he contributed to a number of major Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) supported regeneration projects.
Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
PhD History (Huddersfield)
MA History (Teesside)
BA (Hons) (Lancaster)
Tosh has research interests in urban history and heritage. He has expertise in urban elites and governance in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and has published on the role of industrialists in shaping business, culture and politics of the manufacturing town. His recent research has explored the experience of northern industrial centres during the FIFA World Cup in 1966, including place promotion and identity in host city Sheffield, as well as work exploring the interactions between Middlesbrough and North Korea resulting from the latter's matches held in the town during the tournament.
T. Warwick (2019). A Town of Immigrants: Histories of Migration. A. Barice, E. Morgan. Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, MIMA.
T. Warwick, J. Parker (2016). River Tees. Amberley Pub Plc.
T. Warwick, J. Parker (2016). River Tees: from Source to Sea. Amberley.
T. Warwick (2013). Central Middlesbrough Through Time. Amberley.
T. Warwick (2013). Land, Sea and Sky: A Celebration of Industry and the Natural Environment at the Tees Transporter Bridge. T. Warwick. Middlesbrough Council.
T. Warwick (2019). Challenging the ‘decline’ of the industrial elite in the manufacturing town: Middlesbrough’s steel magnates and the urban sphere 1880-1931. The Local Historian. 49(3), pp.230-238.
T. Warwick (2019). The FIFA World Cup, International Friendship and the ‘Mystery Men of the East’: When Middlesbrough Fell in Love with North Korea. North Korean Review. 15(1), pp.51-72.
T. Warwick (2019). Breaking ground: art, archaeology & mythology. Sport in History. 39(1), pp.116-119.
T. Warwick (2018). Research in urban history: recent Ph.D. theses on heritage and the city in Britain. Urban History. 45(3), pp.549-560.
T. Warwick (2017). Northernness, Sheffield and the 1966 World Cup: The “Steel City” on Display. International Journal of Regional and Local History. 12(2), pp.92-106.
T. Warwick (2016). Asa Briggs’ Middlesbrough: Inspiring exploration of the Victorian ‘boom town’. Cleveland History. pp.49-50.
T. Warwick (2014). Conference report: Digital Heritage: Digital Communities in Action, Centre for Digital Heritage, University of York, 12th July 2014. Journal of Cultural Heritage. 15(5), pp.580-581.
T. Warwick (2012). Minoru Yasumoto, The Rise of a Victorian Ironopolis: Middlesbrough and Regional Industrialization. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2011. xv + 230pp. 5 plates. 119 figures and tables. Bibliography. £60.00. Urban History. 39(1), pp.190-192.
T. Warwick (2011). The Politics of Bridge Building: The Long Wait for the Tees (Newport) Bridge. Cleveland History. 99, pp.37-48.
T. Warwick (2010). Middlesbrough’s Steel Magnates and the Guild of Help. Cleveland History. 98, pp.24-35.
T. Warwick (2019). The privations of war as seen at Ayresome Park. October 2019, 10-11.
T. Warwick (2019). Tribute to 'Mozart of Football': Golden Boy was a diamond for Boro.
T. Warwick (2019). Sharing memories of Boro’s former stomping ground. 10-11.
T. Warwick (2019). Wintering in the Warm.