"phd student" blog posts

The importance of teamwork in SARS-COV-2 research

Posted on: 1 March 2021 | Category: March posts

researchers in lab

Hannah Trivett is a PhD student who has been working on Covid-19 genome sequencing. She tells us how important a team work ethic has been in tackling the pandemic and contributing to the national scientific efforts in finding out more about the virus.


How Covid-19 has highlighted the value of citizenship

Posted on: 23 November 2020 | Category: November posts

Motorway border crossing

Mate Subašić is a PhD student in our Department of Politics. His research is focused on nationalism, identity politics and trans-border groups in South East Europe. Here he discusses how, in his view, Covid-19 has highlighted the importance of citizenship within Europe.


Life as a PhD Student in Lockdown

Posted on: 16 November 2020 | Category: November posts

PhD Student Rebecca Jensen outside the VGM

Rebecca Jensen is a PhD student in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. During the first national lockdown she was unable to continue her original research from home, and so she decided to volunteer for the ISARIC/WHO CCP study which looks at the urgent questions posed by Covid-19. Here she tells us what that was like, and how she is coping with the second national lockdown.


Utilising novel data streams in the fight against COVID-19

Posted on: 5 August 2020 | Category: August posts

view of earth from space

Matthew Carter is a PhD student and part of the EPSRC CDT in Distributed Algorithms. Read his blog to find out how researchers at the University of Liverpool are utilising novel data streams, data science and machine learning to help in the fight against COVID-19.


Why our work in the lab is more meaningful than ever during the coronavirus outbreak

Posted on: 17 June 2020 | Category: June posts

Benjamin Jones

PhD student, Benjamin Jones talks about how working in a virology lab has meant some aspects of his daily routine have stayed almost unnervingly similar despite the disruption all around.


How life as a scientist has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on: 15 June 2020 | Category: June posts

Rebee gearing up for sequencing with flow cells

Rebee is a PhD student in Professor Julian Hiscox' lab which focuses on emerging and respiratory viruses. Read her blog for an insight into how her life has a scientist has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic.