Life, Death and Meaning

Research Groups


Architecture Research

The Liverpool School of Architecture (LSA) is an internationally recognised centre for architectural and built environment research.

Research Culture, Space and Memory

Communication and Media Research

The Department has a long-standing reputation for interesting and innovative research

Research 18th Century Worlds

English Research

The Department of English aims to foster and develop strategic partnerships, particularly with local and national cultural organisations, to reach those who can benefit from our research.


Music Research

The Department of Music specialise in cross-repertoire, multi-disciplinary research that encompasses the broad spectrum of music studies.

Research Philosopher in Residence

Philosophy Research

The Department of Philosophy seeks to maintain the highest standard in research excellence while pursuing fruitful civic engagements, collaborative relationships and opportunities for knowledge exchange and research impact.

Institute of Cultural Capital Institute of Cultural Capital

Institute of Cultural Capital

The Institute of Cultural Capital is a strategic collaboration between the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University.

Knowledge Exchange

Knowledge Exchange

We have established on-going and fruitful research collaborations with leading institutions in the cultural industries, charities, the local council, and health services, which play a key role in the co-development of our research as well as in the enhancement of the School's civic contribution.

Olaf Stapledon Centre for Speculative Futures

Olaf Stapledon Centre for Speculative Futures

The Olaf Stapledon Centre for Speculative Futures is an interdisciplinary research centre based in the University of Liverpool, bringing together researchers from various disciplines but focused primarily on English, Philosophy, and Special Collections & Archives.