Germans in Britain

Impact: Cultural

Description of impact

An open access and free pop-up exhibition showing how British sport, science, banks, businesses, music, monarchs, art and design have all been shaped by their German connections.

Who is affected by, or benefits from, the research?

Students, school pupils, library staff, academics, general reading public, visitors to the library

Project summary and aims

An exhibition by the Migration Museum, London, which put together a mobile exhibition which is touring Britain.

Professor Friedrich brought the exhibition to the Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen with support from the Development Fund for travel costs.
Impact statusImpact Completed (Open)
Impact dateAug 2015Sept 2015
Category of impactCultural
Stage of ImpactBenefit


  • Migration
  • Shared heritage
  • German history
  • British history
  • Local history
  • social cohesion